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Episode #2715

Brazil : a Classical Approach

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Friday, November 21, 2008

Listen to the sounds of Brazil as refracted through a classical lens on this New Sounds program. There's music from the LA Guitar Quartet, who, on their latest release, have arranged tunes by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Hermeto Pascoal, Baden Powell, and others. Plus, there’s music from the Assad Brothers, along with the Choro Ensemble. Music by Philip Glass rounds out the show.

PROGRAM #2715, Brazil: Classical crossover (First aired on Wed. 9-19-07)

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RECORDING

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SOURCE

Luciana Souza

The New Bossa Nova

Jobim: Waters of March, excerpt [1:30]

Verve#9456** * www.lucianasouza.com

Sergio & Odair Assad

Jardim Abandonado

Tahiyya li ossoulina [7:00]

Nonesuch #79971** www.nonesuch.com

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

LAGQ: Brazil

Jobim: Stone Flower [2:30]
R. Penaforte: Gangorra [3:30]

Telarc #80686** www.telarc.com*

Luciana Souza

The New Bossa Nova

E. Smith: Satellite [5:00]

See above.

Choro Ensemble

Nosso Tempo

R. Gnattali: Serenade at Joa [4:30]

Anzic #7201. www.anzicrecords.com *

Philip Glass

Volume II: Orchestral Music

Days and Nights in Rocinha [23:00]

Orange Mountain Music #0047 www.philipglass.com

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