Voices of Eastern Europe

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)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Mieczyslaw Litwinski

Private tape

Two Suns [9:00]

Private tape, not commercially available. Litwinski's site

Mariana Sadovska

Borderland

It’s Been So Long, So Long [6:00]

Privately released. Info at www.marianasadovska.com

Iva Bittova

Iva Bittova

River of Milk [4:30]

Nonesuch #79455** www.nonesuch.com*

Kitka

Wintersongs

Dostojno Jest [4:30]

Diaphonica #2004 www.kitka.org

Ingram Marshall

Kingdom Come

Kingdom Come, excerpt [13:00]

Nonesuch #79613 www.nonesuch.com*

Iva Bittova

Iva Bittova

Before [5:30]

See above.

Mariana Sadovska & Kitka

The Rusalka Cycle

River Rose [2:30]

Diaphonica #20071 www.kitka.org