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Episode #3468

With Ludovico Einaudi

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The Italian keyboardist and composer Ludovico Einaudi joins John Schaefer to present selections from his record, “In a Time Lapse,” recorded in a wooden room in a monastery near Verona, Italy. For this New Sounds, listen to selections from that record, as well as a liberal sampling of his music; from solo keyboard works to pieces featuring forward-thinking violinist Daniel Hope, to collaborations with kora player Ballake Sissoko and duduk master Djivan Gasparian from Armenia.

Hear the influence of the ecstatic trance tradition at work, both drawing from Einaudi’s experiences with the Italian tarantella and Mande music (Mali.) Ludovico Einaudi even performed at the Festival in the Desert in Mali some years ago and when he is not on tour, he lives on his family’s vineyard in Italy.

PROGRAM # 3468, with Ludovico Einaudi  (First aired on 5/15/2013)                                                      

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Ludovico Einaudi, piano, celesta
Orchestra I Virtuosi Italiani
Daniel Hope, violin
Mauro Durante, violin
Marco Decimo, cello, glockenspiel

In a Time Lapse

Einaudi: Time Lapse [5:29]

Ponderosa 105

www.ponderosa.it OR
www.ludovicoeinaudi.com

Daniel Hope, violin | Jacques Ammon, piano | Simon Halsey, conductor | Berlin Chamber Orchestra

Spheres

Einaudi: I Giorni [5:36]

Deutsche Grammophon 001799902
deutschegrammophon.com

Ludovico Einaudi, piano, celesta
Orchestra I Virtuosi Italiani
Daniel Hope, violin
Mauro Durante, violin
Marco Decimo, cello, glockenspiel

In a Time Lapse

Life [4:21
Experience [5:15]

See above.

Ludovico Einaudi et al (Mercan Dede & Secret Tribe, Ju Ju, Ballake Sissoko, Savina Yannatou, Orchestra La Notte Della Taranta)

La Notte della Taranta 2010

Nanna Nanna [6:32]

Ponderosa 52
www.ponderosa.it

Ludovico Einaudi & Ballaké Sissoko

Diario Mali

Laissez Moi En Paix

Ponderosa 93
www.ponderosa.it

Ludovico Einaudi (Piano), Djivan Gasparyan (Duduk) Alessandro Radici (Electronics), Stefano Dall'Ora (Double Bass)

Eden Roc

Einaudi: Odessa [5:47]

Ponderosa 14
www.ponderosa.it

Ludovico Einaudi et al (Mercan Dede & Secret Tribe, Ju Ju, Ballake Sissoko, Savina Yannatou, Orchestra La Notte Della Taranta)

La Notte della Taranta 2010

Introductio ad Regnum Tarantulae [7:37]

See above.

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