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Ustad Mohammed Omar

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Lute Around the World

Saturday, July 28, 2012

On this New Sounds program, explore music from the lute family, embracing trance traditions, minimalism, and hearkening back to the Renaissance.  Listen to works for  instruments from Japan (the kugo), from Afghanistan (rebab), and from Mali (kora).   We’ll also hear music for sintir or gimbri (from Morocco), along with the oud, and the Persian tambour.  Plus, a live performance by Dutch lute player Jozef van Wissem on his swan-neck lute.

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New Sounds

Global Banjo

Sunday, October 02, 2011

The trio of Foday Musa Suso, Joel Harrison, Tony Trischka, now known as the FoJoTo String Band, is a collaborative unit of cross-cultural kora, guitar & banjo. We'll hear some music that they played live on Soundcheck. There's also banjo in a skronky math-metal mood from Seabrook Power Plant, along with music involving the banjo's West African antecedents. Plus, shamisen music by the Yoshida Brothers, and more.

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New Sounds

Lute Around the World

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

On this New Sounds program, explore music from the lute family, embracing trance traditions, minimalism, and hearkening back to the Renaissance.  Listen to works for  instruments from Japan (the kugo), from Afghanistan (rebab), and from Mali (kora).   We’ll also hear music for sintir or gimbri (from Morocco), along with the oud, and the Persian tambour.  Plus, a live performance by Dutch lute player Jozef van Wissem on his swan-neck lute.

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