Episode #2421

Ashes and Snow

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Saturday, May 26, 2007

Ashes and Snow, the photography/film exhibition by Gregory Colbert, has continued its worldwide migration since its Venice, Italy premiere in 2002. Traveling in the Nomadic Museum, the exhibit came to New York in the spring of 2005 and most recently stopped in Santa Monica, CA (January–May 2006.) This edition of New Sounds is filled with music from Ashes and Snow, including works by cellist David Darling and Robert Een. Also, there’s music by composer Lisa Gerrard, (one half of the duo Dead Can Dance), who has written the scores to several different films like “Whale Rider” and “Gladiator,” to name a few. Plus, electro-acoustic Middle Eastern and Indian hybrid works by Canadian producer, engineer and virtuoso guitarist Michael Brook, along with music by the Armenian duduk master Djivan Gasparyan, and others.

PROGRAM #2421 “Ashes And Snow” (First aired 6/3/05)





Various artists

Ashes And Snow – soundtrack for the Gregory Colbert photo & film exhibition

Excerpts from
David Darling [6:30]
Djivan Gasparyan & Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan [4:30]
Lisa Gerrard [4:00]
Robert Een [4:30]
Lisa Gerrard [5:30]
Michael Brook [14:00]

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Comments [2]

Barbara Derby from Victoria, B.C.

April 14/08 MY FIRST ENCOUNTER WITH THE ARTIST, GREGORY COLBERT. As I entered an art gallery, I noticed a picture of a young boy reading to an elephant lying down in front of him. It caught my attention for a minute then I proceeded into the store. Once again I found myself staring at the boy and the elephant. Suddenly I noticed my breathing was quiet, a recent devestating family incident seemed to have been transported to another universe. I was transfixed by a spiritual sense of calmness. I wished I could have brought it home to continue my healing. I have since gone on line and found more of his intriguing works. I have spent most of the day looking at similar works, animals and humans. I have passed this on to friends, and hope they can appreciate these works the same way. I have always had a deep appreciation for all animals, isn't it a shame we can't experience the same as his art work depicts. I have found a new retreat.

Apr. 15 2008 01:52 AM
hamid-reza habibi from tehran-iran


May. 26 2007 04:05 PM

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