World Music From the 80's

Hear some works combining the sounds of world music traditions with electronics on this edition of New Sounds. Listen to music by K. Leimer for a film about Jamaica and Bob Marley, along with second of Godfrey Reggio's Qatsi trilogy works by Philip Glass - Powaqqatsi. There’s also music from Turkish multi-instrumentalist Omar Faruk Tekbilek, in collaboration with composer Brian Keane, known for his soundtracks to documentary films and museum exhibits. Also, Moroccan- and Persian-tinged music of Sussan Deyhim & Richard Horowitz. And more.

PROGRAM # 2441, World Music, From the 80’s (First aired on Wed. 7/20/05)





Philip Glass

Philip on Film

New Cities In Ancient Lands, China [2:30]
Africa [3:00]
India [4:30]

Nonesuch #79660** 5 CD set

K. Leimer

Land of Look Behind

Two Voices [2:30]
Confusion In Belief [4:00]

Palace Of Lights #06-2000 Available at

Brian Keane & Omar Faruk Tekbilek

Suleyman the Magnificent

Saint Sophia [3:00]
Scenes of Istanbul [3:30]

Celestial Harmonies #023**

Richard Horowitz & Sussan Deyhim

Private tape

Bota Chin [5:30]

A version of this song appeared on the Sony Classical CD, Majoun, #62721 which is now out of print, but try*
Another album, Desert Equations: Azax Attra is available for download at


Adventures In Afropea 2:The Best of DjurDjura

A Dezzi A Saa [5:00]

Luaka Bop #45211*

Richard Teitelbaum

Blends and The Digital Pianos

Blends, excerpt [8:00]

Lumina #005, but Blends was re-released on New Albion #118