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Episode #2744

Arid Africa

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Sunday, December 13, 2009

Music inspired by the arid regions of northwest Africa is the focus of this New Sounds program. We'll hear desert blues from Tinariwen's latest effort Aman Iman. Plus, there's music from Randy Weston & Master Gnawa Musicians, Justin Adams, Susan McKeown, and more.

PROGRAM #2744, The New Sounds of Northwest Africa (First aired on Wednesday, 12/12/07)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Sahrauis

The Music of the Western Sahara

Dance of Smara [1:30]

Intuition 3-CD set #3255 Available at Amazon.com*

Tinariwen

Aman Iman – Water Is Life

Cler Achel [4:30]

World Village #468067 ** www.worldvillagemusic.com *

Justin Adams

Desert Road

Blue Man [4:00]

World Village #468009** www.worldvillagemusic.com *

Susan McKeown

Sweet Liberty

Oro Mhile Gra [4:30]

World Village #468029 www.worldvillagemusic.com *

Sahrauis

The Music of the Western Sahara

Despite All Wounds [6:00]

See above.

Youssou N’Dour

Rokku Mi Rokka

Tukki (Travel) [4:00]

Nonesuch #266044** www.nonesuch.com*

Ray Lema & Tyour Gnawa

Safi

Mimouna [5:30]

Tinder #860992 www.tinderrecords.com*

Randy Weston & the Gnawa Master Musicians of Morocco

Spirit – The Power of Music

Lalle Mira, excerpt [7:00]

Gitanes / Universal Music, France #543 256. Currently available in Europe only. www.zicline.com

Tunde Jegede

Lamentation

Hill Of Solitude – Valley of Festivity [8:00]

Triciom #1001 www.tundejegede.com

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