Episode #3098

Global Mediterranean Ensembles

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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Music from cellist Maya Beiser's new record, "Provenance" by Israeli composer Tamar Muskal is on tap for this New Sounds program. 

Muskal’s “Mar de Leche” (Sea of Milk) draws on an ancient love song in Ladino, the mixture of Hebrew and Spanish spoken by medieval Sephardic Jews, whose music blended Arabic and Jewish traditions.  For the record, Beiser is aided and abetted by Lebanese-American master musicians Jamey Haddad (percussion) and Bassam Saba (oud), with percussionist Shane Shanahan.  There’s also music from Argentinian-American composer, Osvaldo Golijov, along with music from North Africa, and more.

PROGRAM #3098, Global Mediterranean Ensembles (First aired on 7/20/2010)                                                              





Emil Zrihan


Maka Shelishit, excerpt  [1:30]

Piranha #1260.*

Osvaldo Golijov


Wa Habibi (My Love) [6:15]

Deutsche Grammaophon #B0004782***

Maya Beiser & friends


Tamar Muskal: Mar De Leche [14:41]

Innova 778

King’s Singers & Sarband

Sacred Bridges

Ali Ufki/Claude Goudimel : Psalm 5 [12:05]

World Village #468052 ***

Emil Zrihan


Maka Shelishit – Mawal [3:43]
Maka Shelishit [3:47]

Piranha #1260.*

Hossein Alizadeh & Djivan Gasparyan

Endless Vision

Birds, excerpt [5:00]

World Village #468047 ***

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Comments [1]

Khadija Boyd from brooklyn

OOH! So sweet; all. Actually got my Flamenco shoes on (to wear them in, Kewl at DSW, Maryland this past summer).

Mindful of my neighbors (who are rather not delicate); bu they know, if the mustard goes up my nose, here goes la maura. ; }}} khadija

Nov. 09 2011 11:53 PM

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