Episode #2682

Cherchez la femme

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Saturday, June 13, 2009

Contrary to the origins of the phrase, this New Sounds program showcases works celebrating the female voice. Hear music that spans centuries and crosses cultures, including creations from Lisa Gerrard, Mediaeval Baebes, and Muriel Louveau. Also, Canadian vocalist and composer Laurel MacDonald contributes richly-textured music featuring eclectic instrumentation and soundscapes concocted by producer and sound designer Philip Strong. And the co-founders of Elysian Fields Jennifer Charles & Oren Bloedow team up for renditions of Sephardic and Ladino songs.

PROGRAM #2682, Crossing Cultures & Centuries (First aired on Thursday, 5/24/07)





Muriel Louveau

Private CD

Lutanist [sic] song [4:30]


Lisa Gerrard & Patrick Cassidy

Immortal Memory

Marantha [3:30]

4AD #2403



Byla Cesta [3:00]

Diaphonica #2004

Oren Bloedow & Jennifer Charles

La Mar Enfortuna

Quinze Años [3:30]

Tzadik #7146



Aabeh Hayat [4:30]

Dunya #2007

Mediaeval Baebes

Worldes Blysse

Love Me Broughte [3:00]

Nettwerk America #39914

Laurel MacDonald

Luscinia's Lullaby

Nenia Sirenes [5:00]

Improbable Music #04

Lisa Gerrard

The Mirror Pool

Celon [6:00]

4AD #5009*

Jocelyn Montgomery with David Lynch

Lux Vivens

Lux Vivens [6:30]

Mammoth Records #354 980-183**,
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Comments [1]

Philipp from NYC

Moravia is in the Czech Republic.

Jun. 13 2009 11:06 PM

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