Episode #2722

Contemporary Traditional Music

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Tuesday, October 09, 2007

We hear from the latest recording by Yo Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble, "New Impossibilities," which interprets tradition-based and/or newly composed works inspired by the historic splendors of the Silk Road. Also, new music ghazals from the Indian-born Canadian Kiran Ahluwalia, who now lives in New York City.

PROGRAM #2722, New American Voices I – The Silk Road (First aired on Tues. 10-9-07)





Yo Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble

New Impossibilities

Arabian Waltz [7:30]

Sony Classical #10319**

Simon Shaheen & Qantara

Blue Flame

Al-Qantara [5:30]

Ark 21 #186 860 022*


Music of the Bukharan Jewish Ensemble

Azerbaijani Segah [4:30]

Smithsonian Folkways #40054*,


Lost Songs of the Silk Road

Safar / Journey [15:00]

Shanachie #64096

Kiran Ahluwalia


Jaag Na Jaag [7:00]

Times Square/ Four Quarters #1502*

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