Episode #2766

Voices of Eastern Europe

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Friday, March 27, 2009

Hear music by Czech vocalist/violinist/composer Iva Bittova and Poland's Mieczyslaw Litwinski on this edition of New Sounds. There's also music from Ukraine's Mariana Sadovska with the choir Kitka off of the phenomenal record "The Rusalka Cycle," and Ingram Marshall's orchestral work incorporating the sounds of Balkan funeral laments.

PROGRAM #2766, Voices of Eastern Europe (First aired on Tuesday, 2-12-08)





Mieczyslaw Litwinski

Private tape

Two Suns [9:00]

Private tape, not commercially available. Litwinski's site

Mariana Sadovska


It’s Been So Long, So Long [6:00]

Privately released. Info at

Iva Bittova

Iva Bittova

River of Milk [4:30]

Nonesuch #79455***



Dostojno Jest [4:30]

Diaphonica #2004

Ingram Marshall

Kingdom Come

Kingdom Come, excerpt [13:00]

Nonesuch #79613*

Iva Bittova

Iva Bittova

Before [5:30]

See above.

Mariana Sadovska & Kitka

The Rusalka Cycle

River Rose [2:30]

Diaphonica #20071

Special Podcast: Provenance (originally aired 10/29/08)

Maya Beiser & friends perform live music in our studio for cello and electronics, featuring works by Raz Mesinai, Douglas Cuomo, and Djivan Gasparyan, among others. Inspired by the glory of Spain's Golden Age, when Muslims, Christians, and Jews lived together peaceably in a centuries-long flowering of commerce, culture, and ...


Comments [1]

Doreen D. Spungin from No. Woodmere, NY

I'm wondering what the end of this month will hold for New Sounds listeners. The web site seems to be stuck on March 27.

Mar. 29 2009 10:55 PM

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