#2520: Far-Off Country

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Composer Eve Beglarian and cellist Maya Beiser visit the studio for this edition of New Sounds. Beglarian's recent work, "I Am Writing to You from a Far-Off Country," is a collaboration with cellist Maya Beiser and visual artist Shirin Neshat. The work incorporates live performance and sound design, and is based on Armenian folk songs and chants.

PROGRAM #2520, With Maya Beiser & Eve Beglarian (First aired on Wed., 3/8/06)





Steve Reich

You Are (Variations)

Cello Counterpoint, excerpt [1:30]

Nonesuch #79891 ** www.nonesuch.com

David Darling & the Wulu Bunun

Mudanin Kata

Bunun Tuza [4:00]

Riverboat #1032

Joby Talbot

The Dying Swan

Falling [6:30]

Black Box #1078 www.sanctuaryclassics.com *

Eve Beglarian

I Am Writing To You From a Far-Off Country

III [3:30]
V-VII [9:30]
XII [4:00]

Demo. Not yet commercially recorded.

Maya Beiser


Tsmindao Ghmerto [6:00]

Koch #7464** www.kochentertainment.com