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Episode #2271

Music Inspired by Southeast Asia

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Saturday, February 25, 2006

Hear the snaking vocal harmonies of Papua New Guinea and rhythms of Indonesian gamelan music, along with Indian vocal techniques on this edition of New Sounds. It’s a program of world music inspired by Southeast Asia, featuring music by David Parsons, from his Ngaio Gamelan project. Also, there's music by Telek with ancestral drums (the hourglass-shaped kundu and the massive slit-log garamut) and tropical guitar, infused with the spirit and pride of the Tolai people of Papua New Guinea. Plus, listen to the ethnoambient sounds of the John Hassell and Brian Eno collaboration, Possible Musics, where Hassell incorporates Indian vocal techniques into his trumpet-playing, and more.

PROGRAM # 2271, Music Inspired by Southeast Asia (First aired: Thurs, 4/8/04)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Not Drowning, Waving

Follow the Geography (compilation)

Sing Sing [4:30]

Reprise #6245, Out of Print. Other NDW CDs available at www.redsunrecords.com

Jon Hassell/Brian Eno

Dream Theory In Malaya

Gift of Fire [5:00]
These Times… [3:00]

EG #13 Amazon.com

Not Drowning, Waving

Tabaran

Feast [2:00]

No other info. Out of Print.

Jon Hassell/Brian Eno

Possible Musics

Delta Rain Dream [3:30]

EG #7 Amazon.com

David Parsons

Ngaio Gamelan

Laplapan [12:30]

Celestial Harmonies #13171** www.harmonies.com*

Not Drowning, Waving

Follow The Geography (compilation)

Pila Pila [3:00]

See above.

Telek

Serious Tam

Barturana [3:30]

Real World #49543 www.realworldrecords.com**

Steve Roach

Dreamtime Return

Red Twilight With the Ancient Ones [6:30]

Fortuna/Celestial Harmonies #18055** www.harmonies.com*

*, ** Find the recordings you've heard - go to the New Sounds Recordings Information page

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