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Episode #3588

Women of Classic Greek Drama in Music

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Listen to Greek composer and vocalist Eleni Karaindrou's musical score for a modern adaptation of the ancient Greek tragedy of Medea on this New Sounds. Hear this musical portrait, and two other tragic female portraits of both Eurydice - in music by Toby Twining, and of Electra - in music from the ensemble Relache. Plus, more Medea music from Gavin Bryars and others.   

PROGRAM #3588 Female Characters of Classical Myth (First aired on 4/11/2014)  

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RECORDING

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SOURCE

Pierre Favre Ensemble

Fleuve

Mort d'Eurydice (The Death of Eurydice), excerpt [1:00]

ECM #1977
www.ecmrecords.com

Eleni Karaindrou

Medea

Argo's Voyage [1:38]
Ceremonial Procession [3:48]
Medea's Lament I [1:46]
On The Way To Exile [4:51]
All Hope Is Lost (Chorus IV) [3:24]
The Night Of Killing [2:49]
Silence (Chorus V) [2:09]

ECM 2376
www.ecmrecords.com

 

Relache

8 Point Turn

Sophia Serghi: Pleiades – Electra [1:45]

Meyer Media #8010.
www.meyer-media.com
or www.relache.org

Pierre Favre Ensemble

Fleuve

Mort d'Eurydice (The Death of Eurydice) [5:29]

ECM #1977
www.ecmrecords.com

Relache

8 Point Turn

Sophia Serghi: Pleiades  - Electra Reprise [2:01]

Meyer Media #8010.
www.meyer-media.com

or www.relache.org

 

Toby Twining & vocal ensemble

Eurydice

Yes! Yes! Yes! [4:00]
Underworld Motif, Strange High Pitched Noises [:51]
The String Room [5:37]
E-U-R-Y-D-I-C-E [2:27]

Cantaloupe Music CA 21068
www.cantaloupemusic.com

Gavin Bryars

Private tape

Medea Act 3, excerpt [3:20]

Not commercially available.  Information here: www.gavinbryars.com

Comments [1]

gina ballinger from graz austria

REALLY! enjoying : ) Thank You!

Apr. 16 2014 01:54 PM

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