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New Sounds

New Music for Banjo and Mandolin

Thursday, December 18, 2014

New music for banjo and mandolin from the Punch Brothers, Tony Trischka, Avi Avital, Ellipsis, Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Jake Schepps, and Yo-Yo Ma.

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New Sounds

Global Appalachia

Saturday, April 26, 2014

This New Sounds mixes up traditional songs from the Appalachian mountains  with the traditions of Mali, China, and beyond.  Hear from Jayme Stone & Mansa Sissoko on a new project "Africa To Appalachia."  There's also pipa player Wu Man & banjo-man Lee Knight collaborating on "I’m Going Back To North Carolina."  Listen for an arrangement of "I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow," and more.

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All Ears with Terrance McKnight

Secret Gardens

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Old and new, near and far, secret and public, guest host Lauren Rico explores the beautiful delights that composers and songwriters have nurtured over the centuries.

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The Brothers Balliett

American Quintettery

Thursday, September 19, 2013

For some American composers, the string quartet just isn't going to cut it. This week the Brothers Balliett listen to quintets by two Americans: bassist, composer and MacArthur fellow Edgar Meyer and Pulitzer-prize winner John Harbison.

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New Sounds

All Over the World Music

Sunday, November 06, 2011

For this New Sounds, hear some world music that doesn't come from one specific part of the world, including Les Triaboliques, featuring guitarist Justin Adams and 3 Mustaphas 3 founder Ben Mandelson.  Plus, session-guitarist extraordinaire Smokey Hormel steps into the spotlight with a collection of Central African dance hits of the 1950s and 60s.  There's also a tune from Berlin's 17 Hippies, an almost untraceable blend of music from the gypsy, or Roma tradition, fused with circus chamber punk, mariachi music, and American country music.  And, not to be outdone, New York's own Blarvuster is composer Matthew Welch on Celtic bagpipes, drawing from his studies of Gamelan, up against some Afrobeat-y drumming.

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New Sounds

All Over the World Music

Monday, November 22, 2010

For this New Sounds, hear some world music that doesn't come from one specific part of the world, including Les Triaboliques, featuring guitarist Justin Adams and 3 Mustaphas 3 founder Ben Mandelson.  Plus, session-guitarist extraordinaire Smokey Hormel steps into the spotlight with a collection of Central African dance hits of the 1950s and 60s.  There's also a tune from Berlin's 17 Hippies, an almost untraceable blend of music from the gypsy, or Roma tradition, fused with circus chamber punk, mariachi music, and American country music.  And, not to be outdone, New York's own Blarvuster is composer Matthew Welch on Celtic bagpipes, drawing from his studies of Gamelan, up against some Afrobeat-y drumming. 

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