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Episode #2840

Orchestral Songs

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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Once the province of classical or “adult contemporary” singers, the orchestra is increasingly being heard backing up adventurous rockers. On this New Sounds program, we’ll hear Thomas Feiner, Bjork, David Sylvian, Kate Bush, Joanna Newsom, and Anne Ternheim, among others.

PROGRAM # 2840 “Orchestral Songs” (First aired on Fri, 9/5/08)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

The Beatles

1

Eleanor Rigby [1:30]

Capitol #29325**
Available at Amazon.com*

Björk

Selmasongs

Overture [3:00]
New world [4:00]

Elektra #62533**
www.bjorkweb.com
*

Anna Ternheim

Halfway to Fivepoints

Girl Laying Down [3:00]

Decca Records
Available at Amazon.com*
www.annaternheim.com*

Thomas Feiner & Anywhen

The Opiates Revised

The Siren Songs [6:00]

Samadhi Sounds #013
www.samadhisound.com*

David Sylvian

Secrets of the Beehive

Orpheus [5:00]

Virgin #2471.**
Re-mastered/re-issued on Caroline; available at
Amazon.com*

Joanna Newsom

Ys

Emily [12:00]

Drag City DC303 www.dragcity.com OR www.emusic.com*

Natacha Atlas

Something Dangerous

Adam’s Lullaby [6:00]

Mantra #1035. www.beggars.com/us

Kate Bush

Hounds Of Love

Hello Earth [6:00]

EMI/Capitol Records, available at Amazon.com*

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