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Episode #2828

A Musical Travelogue

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Friday, September 11, 2009

Listen to a musical tour through cities of Eastern Europe (mostly) on this New Sounds program. German composer Max Richter presents his latest collection of ringtones for piano, "24 Postcards in Full Colour." Also, there's music from fellow German, the mischievous Hauschka (aka Volker Bertelmann), along with Italian Ludovico Einaudi, and Serbian-American composer Milos Raickovich. Hear musical portraits of Prague, Belgrade, Warsaw, and Yerevan, the Armenian capital. Plus, a musical portrait of Baghdad.

PROGRAM # 2828, a Musical Travelogue of Eastern Europe, mostly (First aired on Tuesday, July 29, 2008)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Ludovico Einaudi

Eden Roc

Yerevan [2:30]

Ponderosa no #
www.ponderosa.it *

David Bowie/ Brian Eno

Low

Warszawa [6:30]

Rykodisc #10142, now reissued on Virgin.** Available for purchase at Amazon.com*

Max Richter

Memoryhouse

Sarajevo [4:00] The Twins (Prague) [2:00]

Late Junction / BBC, www.maxrichter.com OR purchase on amazon.co.uk

24 Postcards in Full Colour

Return to Prague [1:00]
Berlin By Overnight [1:30]
The Tartu Piano [2:00]
In Louisville at 7 [1:00]
A Sudden Manhattan of the Mind [2:30]

Fat Cat CD - CD13-07 www.fat-cat.co.uk
More info and tour dates: www.myspace.com/maxrichtermusic

Hauschka

A Room To Expand

Belgrade [3:30]

Fat Cat # CD 13-06
www.fat-cat.co.uk*

Milos Raickovich

Private recording

B-A-G-D-A-D [7:30]

Info at raickovich@aol.com

Ludovico Einaudi

Eden Roc

Yerevan II [1:00]

See above.

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