Episode #2712

Silence, Night and Dreams

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Friday, October 24, 2008

On this New Sounds, listen to the latest work by Zbigniew Preisner called "Silence, Night and Dreams," featuring Madredeus singer Teresa Salgueiro. It's a large-scale work for orchestra, choir and soloists, based on texts from the Book of Job and the gospel of Matthew, as well as words by Pope John Paul II and the Polish poet Zbigniew Herbert. Also, there's Portuguese fado-infused music by Madredeus, which also dips into Argentine tango and even Europop electronica. And more.

PROGRAM #2712, Music for ensemble & Solo Voice (First aired on Wed.. 9-12-07)







Ecos Na Catedral [6:30]

MetroBlue #31590 ** or



Ainda [7:00]

EMI/Portugal #32636



O Labirinto Parado [4:00]

See above.

Zbigniew Preisner

Silence, Night And Dreams

Silence, Night, & Dreams [7:00] To Know [3:00] To Die [6:30]

EMI Classic #93999 **

Henryk Gorecki

Symphony #3

Movement 3 [17:00]

Nonesuch #79282**

Signal & Steve Reich (originally aired on Sept. 12, 2008)

For this edition of New Sounds, we’re joined by Brad Lubman, the leader of Signal, New York's new-music “supergroup,” a flexible army of 13-30 musicians who combine the intimacy of chamber music with the power of a compact orchestra. The bandsemble includes all of So Percussion, along with members of ...


Comments [1]

marcia petitt from Queens NY

I am looking for the title of the early vocal music you played between 3 and 4 am this morning Jan 9, 2009.

Jan. 09 2009 05:01 AM

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