Episode #2878

Choral Music from Eastern Europe

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Tuesday, February 09, 2010

For this New Sounds, listen to new choral music from Eastern Europe, including one by Georgian composer Giya Kancheli. His 2005 “Amao omi” fuses Baltic folksong, liturgical choral music and minimalism and plays against sax quartet. There’s also music by Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara, along with a new choral album of music by Estonia’s Veljo Tormis, and more.

PROGRAM # 2878, Eastern European Choral Music (First aired on Wed., 12/17/08)





Veljo Tormis

Choral Music

Singing Aboard Ship [5:00]
The Ship Game [2:30]
Cold Autumn Night [1:30]
2 Estonian Lullabies [4:00]

Hyperion #67601 **

Giya Kancheli

Little Imber

Amao Omi [26:00]

ECM #1812*

Einojuhani Rautavaara

Complete Works for Male Choir

Hammarskjold Fragment [6:30]

Ondine #1125*

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Comments [4]

andy martin from new york

the Kancheli 'senseless war' was genius!

Feb. 11 2010 10:34 AM from NY, NY

no obvious means of confirming if tonight's concert is green light or red light due to snow...


please consider utilization of text-to-mobile alerts for people who want 'em for times like today

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Feb. 10 2010 10:37 AM
gina ballinger from Graz, Austria

thank you so much for bringing this magnificent music to my attention : ) on this snowing in graz day today.and Happy Birthday!

Feb. 10 2010 08:19 AM
Rendell from Chelsea

Please mention BILLY COBHAM & The Mahavishnu Orchestra then listen to him with Horace Silver.

Feb. 09 2010 02:31 PM

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