Episode #2840

Orchestral Songs

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Sunday, September 12, 2010

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)





The Beatles


Eleanor Rigby [1:30]

Capitol #29325**
Available at*



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

Elektra #62533**

Anna Ternheim

Halfway to Fivepoints

Girl Laying Down [3:00]

Decca Records
Available at**

Thomas Feiner & Anywhen

The Opiates Revised

The Siren Songs [6:00]

Samadhi Sounds #013*

David Sylvian

Secrets of the Beehive

Orpheus [5:00]

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

Joanna Newsom


Emily [12:00]

Drag City DC303 OR*

Natacha Atlas

Something Dangerous

Adam’s Lullaby [6:00]

Mantra #1035.

Kate Bush

Hounds Of Love

Hello Earth [6:00]

EMI/Capitol Records, available at*

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Comments [1]

Celia Pett from NYC

Thanks for this show - I loved it, especially the Joanna Newsom - who I've never really liked before and the Natacha Atlas - so beautiful I had to press the radio to my ear.

Sep. 13 2010 12:08 AM

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