Episode #2583

World Music

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Sunday, August 24, 2008

Listen to the dangerous heat of Hazmat Modine, together with Tuvan throat singer Huun-Huur-Tu as we administer a dose of cross-cultural world music on this New Sounds. Some of the most gleeful and unexpectedly wicked combinations of noises come from this band, like the recorded sounds of Sri Lankan crickets or dogs from Bali barking through the night, along with odd instruments like the cimbalom, the claviola, the sarrusaphone, and the contra-bass saxophone. There’s also new music based on Persian and Turkish music from the collaborative efforts of kamancheh player Kayhan Kalhor and baglama, or saz player, Erdal Erzincan. And as always, much more.

PROGRAM #2583: “Cross-Cultural Excursions” (First aired on Thurs. 9-14-06)





Brian Keane & Omar Faruk Tekbilek

Beyond The Sky

Nighttime [6:00]

Celestial Harmonies #13047**

Kayhan Kalhor & Erdal Erzincan

The Wind

The Wind, XII [7:00]

ECM #1981 www.ecmrecords.com*

Kronos Quartet

Kronos Caravan

Kalhor: Gallop of a Thousand Horses [4:30]
Turceasca [7:30]

Nonesuch #79490** www.nonesuch.com* Or through Amazon.com*

Hazmat Modine


It Calls Me [3:00]

Geckophonic #CPZ009 * www.hazmatmodine.com*



Mieleni alenevi [3:30]

BMG / Wicklow #63265 ** www.varttina.com

Paul Pena et al

Genghis Blues (soundtrack)

Kargyraa Moan [4:00]

Six Degrees #1038 * www.sixdegreesrecords.com

Albert Kuvezin & Yat–Kha


When the Levee Breaks [6:00]

World Village #468061 ** www.worldvillagemusic.com *

Podjama & Saraswati

Podjama & Saraswati

Tari Danur Dara / Temple Keeper [2:00]

Altrisuoni #171 www.altrisuoni.com*

Comments [1]

kumru from brooklyn

Brilliant program. Just a correction though; I think you said saz/baglama is an instrument of classical Turkish music. It is an instrument of traditional folk music, not classical. Please note.

Aug. 24 2008 11:17 PM

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