Episode #2614

New Sounds of Americana

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Thursday, November 27, 2008

It's a liberal dose of Americana for this New Sounds program. Listen to music from "Gloryland," the second foray into folk music and spirituals for the early music a cappella group Anonymous 4. Also, there's music from the Turtle Island String Quartet and tunes from TISQ fiddler Darol Anger and the Republic of Strings as well. Plus, we'll hear from William Duckworth, the Wayfaring Strangers, the soundtrack to “Oh Brother Where Art Thou?” and more.

PROGRAM # 2614, Old Time Music, A New Approach (First aired on 12/6/06)





Anonymous 4


I’m On My Journey Home [2:00]

Harmonia Mundi #907400**

William Duckworth

Southern Harmony

Hebrew Children [3:30]

Lovely #2033*

Graham Boone, David Rothenberg, Glenn Velez

Live, WNYC, 3-11-96

A Man of Constant Sorrow [5:00]

A version of this song appears on the trio's CD On The Cliffs Of The Heart, New Tone #nt6744. Italian import,, available online at*

The Wayfaring Strangers

This Train

When You Go Walking After Midnight [4:30]

Rounder #0528**

O Brother Where Art Thou

Original soundtrack

I Am A Man of Constant Sorrow [4:30]

Mercury #170 069** available at*

Anonymous 4


Merrick [4:30]

See above.

William Duckworth

Southern Harmony

Leander [3:00]

See above.

Anonymous 4


Saint’s Delight [4;00]

See above.

William Duckworth

Southern Harmony

Sardina [3:30]

See above.

Darol Anger & The American Fiddle Ensemble

Republic of Strings

Grigsby’s Hornpipe [5:30]

Compass #4372

Darol Anger


While Roving On A Winter’s Night [2:30]

Six Degrees #524434 www.sixdegrees

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