Episode #2428

Beyond Words

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Sunday, June 17, 2007

On this edition of New Sounds, listen to vocal music without texts, from the sort of angelic minimalism of Mary Jane Leach to the jazzical vocals of Bobby McFerrin. Also, "whole world" music from the Indian-influenced Shelia Chandra, and works from composer, singer, director, filmmaker, and choreographer Meredith Monk.

PROGRAM #2428, Beyond Words (First aired on Mon. 6/20/05)





Bobby McFerrin

Beyond Words

Sisters [1:30]
Mass [2:30]

Blue Note #34201**

Theo Bleckmann


anteroom, excerpt [4:00]

Traumton #4483

Sheila Chandra


ABoneCroneDrone [7:00]

Real World #62356***

Mary Jane Leach

Celestial Fires

Bruckstück [12:30]

XI #107

Meredith Monk


Earth Seen From Above [7:30]

ECM #1491/92**

Theo Bleckmann


anteroom, excerpt [5:00]

See above.

Franziska Baumann

Vocal Suite

Les Verres Chanteuses [5:30]

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Comments [1]

hrh from tehran-iran

This is an interesting playlist.
I was working in front of my laptop while working & browsing the Internet & enjoying this kind of music. Suddenly I had a Jean-Michel Jarre WAITING FOR COUSTAU album/song flashback! That last track on this album is 45 minutes & great music for meditation &/or contemplation OR whatever people are doing spiritually nowadays.


Jun. 17 2007 07:30 PM

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