A Journey Off the Silk Road

Hear music from Armenia, Iran, and Brooklyn, as New Sounds takes a journey off of the Silk Road for this program. There are works from the new music quartet Brooklyn Rider, with and without kamancheh (Persian spiked fiddle) player Kayhan Kalhor. We'll also listen to music from Duduk virtuoso Gevorg Dabaghyan and Yo Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble as well.

PROGRAM # 2836, a journey off the Silk Road (First aired on 8-22-08)

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Armenie

Musique de Tradition Populaire et des Achougs

Toun En Kelkhen Imastoun Yes [7:30]

Ocora #580005. try www.harmoniamundi.com *

Gevorg Dabaghyan

Lost Songs From Eden

The Winds From the Mountains [5:30]

www.TraditionalCrossroads.com or www.emusic.com *

Brooklyn Rider

Passport

Harvest Song [3:00]

In A Circle Records #001** www.brooklynrider.com **

Gevorg Dabaghyan

Lost Songs From Eden

Water From The Mountain [3:00]

See above.

Brooklyn Rider

Passport

Vagharshabadi Dance [2:30]

See above.

Yo Yo Ma & Silk Road Ensemble

Silk Road Journeys: Beyond the Horizon

Mountains Are Far Away [6:00]

Sony #93962** www.sonyclassical.com *

Kayhan Kalhor & Brooklyn Rider

Silent City

Ascending Bird [7:00]

World Village #468078** www.worldvillagemusic.com *

Brooklyn Rider

Passport

Brooklesca [13:00]

See above.