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World Music From Europe

Monday, August 25, 2014

Listen to world music from Europe, much of it involving northern European musicians looking south towards the Mediterranean, North Africa, and the Near East for this New Sounds.

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World Music From Europe

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

There’s world music from Italy, the Netherlands, Finland, Poland, and other parts of Europe on this New Sounds show.  Listen to music from Caspian Hat Dance which suggests the Mediterranean, along with music that is Sardinian in origin, and music sung in Frisian, a language spoken only in the northern part of Holland.  Then, hear Czech music from Marta Topferova along with revolutionary gore songs and hardcore folk from Poland.  Plus, a mostly-immigrant, multi-ethnic band based in Italy reinvents music from all over the world, Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio, and more.

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Osvaldo Golijov's Birthday Tribute

Monday, December 05, 2011

For this New Sounds, we mark the birthday of the Argentinian-born American-based composer Osvaldo Golijov, who has -not once but twice- made John Schaefer's complete biased look at the top ten records of the past decades or so.  Golijov is an artist who is not afraid of unusual sound sources, both new and old, borrowing freely, incorporating electronics, hyperinstruments and/or processing, and he also plays well with others.

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Osvaldo Golijov's 50th Birthday Tribute

Sunday, December 05, 2010

For this New Sounds, we mark the 50th birthday of the Argentinian-born American-based composer Osvaldo Golijov, who has -not once but twice- made John Schaefer's complete biased look at the top ten records of the past decades or so.  Golijov is an artist who is not afraid of unusual sound sources-both new and old, borrowing freely, incorporating electronics, hyperinstruments and/or processing, and he also plays well with others.