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Episode #2722

Contemporary Traditional Music

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Sunday, November 16, 2008

We hear from a recent 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)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Yo Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble

New Impossibilities

Arabian Waltz [7:30]

Sony Classical #10319**
www.silkroadproject.org

Simon Shaheen & Qantara

Blue Flame

Al-Qantara [5:30]

Ark 21 #186 860 022
www.ark21.com*

Shashmaqam

Music of the Bukharan Jewish Ensemble

Azerbaijani Segah [4:30]

Smithsonian Folkways #40054
www.folkways.si.edu*,

Ghazal

Lost Songs of the Silk Road

Safar / Journey [15:00]

Shanachie #64096
www.shanachie.com

Kiran Ahluwalia

Wanderlust

Jaag Na Jaag [7:00]

Times Square/ Four Quarters #1502
www.timessquarerecords.net*

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