Episode #2812

New Music from Europe

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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Hear Arvo Part's most recorded work, "Fratres," performed by the Icelandic chamber group Isafold.

There's also music for piano, looping, and strings by the Italian composer Ludovico Einaudi.  Plus, selections from the film score "The Merchant of Venice" by English composer Jocelyn Pook, and much more.

PROGRAM # 2812, New “Orchestral” Music from Europe (First aired on Wednesday 6/11/08)





Ludovico Einaudi


Divenire [6:30]

Ponderosa #475 8102 ***

Jocelyn Pook

The Merchant of Venice

Blessing of the Boat [2:00] How Sweet the Moonlight [4:30] Ghetto [2:00] Synagogue Cantors [1:30]

Decca #475 6367***

Hilmar Orn Hilmarsson & Sigur Ros

Angels of the Universe

Approach / Dream [3:00] Memory [2:00]

Fat-Cat # FATOST-CD01


All Sounds To Silence Come

A. Part: Fratres [11:30]

12 Tonar #003*

Comments [1]


"How Sweet the Moonlight" sounds like it could have been written in Shakespeare's time because it comes from The Merchant of Venice, last scene. It's the same text that Vaughan Williams set in the Serenade to Music.

Jun. 20 2010 11:13 PM

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