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New Music from Poland

Sunday, March 02, 2014

This New Sounds is full of new music from Poland.  We’ll hear from the klezmer and Balkan-inflected jazz-ish strains of Kroke, along with “hardcore folk” from the Warsaw Village Band, whose driving fiddle and trumpets take wedding songs or Balkan Jazz and layer them with “white voice” singing (a lyrical screaming used by Polish shepherds).

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Q2 Music Album of the Week

Remembering Wojciech Kilar, Poland's Late Film-Music Giant

Monday, January 27, 2014

Polish composer and film arranger Wojciech Kilar wrote concert music that merits a closer listen. A new album collects three of works for chorus and orchestra from the 1980s. Stream it on Q2 Music.

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New Sounds

New Music from Poland

Thursday, February 21, 2013

This New Sounds is full of new music from Poland.  We’ll hear from the klezmer and Balkan-inflected jazz-ish strains of Kroke, along with “hardcore folk” from the Warsaw Village Band, whose driving fiddle and trumpets take wedding songs or Balkan Jazz and layer them with “white voice” singing (a lyrical screaming used by Polish shepherds).

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New Sounds

New Music from Poland

Thursday, November 10, 2011

This New Sounds is full of new music from Poland.  We’ll hear from the klezmer and Balkan-inflected jazz-ish strains of Kroke, along with “hardcore folk” from the Warsaw Village Band, whose driving fiddle and trumpets take wedding songs or Balkan Jazz and layer them with “white voice” singing (a lyrical screaming used by Polish shepherds). 

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Requiems Discovered

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Over the next few weeks, as we listen to your requiem suggestions and start to sketch out the 9/11 anniversary weekend programming, a ton of new music will be crossing our desks. But some of our recent discoveries are simply too moving to wait an additional moment before sharing: including work by a Polish film composer, a Ukrainian romantic, and a requiem based on Latvian folk songs.

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