Listen to bells as you've never heard them, the bowed insides of a piano, and the Harry Partch instruments on this 1988 New Sounds. Plus, music from Michael Stearns, Peter Van Riper, Miguel Frasconi, and Herb Moore.
About New Sounds
New Sounds provides a place for your left and right brain to unwind at the end of day.
For this New Sounds, listen to a really impressive roundup of world music. There’s music from a group of Sufi singers, the Bedouin Jerry Can Band, who play abandoned fuel containers and ammunition boxes left behind by the Israeli army. Also, hear music from Brazil by Renata Rosa, in a style that translates as “sea horse,” a fading tradition of street theatre that has to do with Christmas and the three wise men. It’s from a compilation released by the BBC’s “World Routes” program, "On the Road."
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