Episode #2969

Middle Eastern Chamber Music

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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

For this New Sounds, listen to some small ensemble works revolving around the sounds of Persian and Arabic instruments and melodies.

 We'll hear "Silent City" from Kayhan Kalhor with Brooklyn Rider, along with some music from Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble. Plus, listen to the latest from Kronos Quartet, called Floodplain, and more.

PROGRAM # 2969, Middle Eastern chamber music (First aired on Tuesday 8/18/09)





Kronos Quartet


Nihavent Sirto [4:00]

Nonesuch Records**

Kayhan Kalhor & Brooklyn Rider

Silent City

Silent City, excerpt [16:00]

World Village #468078***

Ghazal (Kayhan Kalhor & Shujaat Khan)

Lost Songs of the Silk Road

Safar/Journey [15:00]

Shanachie #64096**

Yo Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble

New Impossibilities

Arabian Waltz [7:00]

Sony Classical #10319**

Rabih Abou Khalil


Lost Centuries [5:00]

Enja #7083 *

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