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David Dalle
Thursday May 6th, 2021 with David Dalle
Music from Hungary, Italy, North Macedonia, Spain; some 78's from North Africa; Pandit Jasraj; Liszt's Funeral Odes.

Today we start with joyful music from Europe and North Africa including some '78s from Algeria, Morocco, and Egypt, most of which have been recently released digitally by Dust to Digital on the four part compilation "Excavated Shellac: An Alternate History of the World's Music". https://dusttodigital.bandcamp.com/album/excavated-shellac-an-alternate-history-of-the-worlds-music
Opre Gemelm Pe Vulica
Amaro Suno - Alom a szememen - Fono
Na Mangav Me Retyija/Cini Sej
Amaro Suno - Alom a szememen - Fono
Istambol Kockek
Kocani Orkestar - Mambo Gypsy - Yeni Dunya
Gloria a ti
Tekameli - Chants religieux gitans - Long Distance
O Salutaris
I Muvrini - Pulifunie - I Muvrini
Kocani (quand Ismail arrivo in Pratomagno...)
La Banda Improvvisa - Pratomagno Social Club - Materiali Sonori
The Mozdok's Train
Anouar Brahem Trio - Astrakan Cafe - ECM
Gheniet Ben Soussan
Cheikh Zouzou - Algerie: Panorama de L'Oranais - Buda
Denhar Mabrouk P.t 1
Cheikh Said Relizani - Excavated Shellac: An Alternate History of the World's Music - Dust to Digital
Erraad Pt.2
Zohra El Fassia - Excavated Shellac: An Alternate History of the World's Music - Dust to Digital
Mallaly Pt. 1
El Haja Rouida - Excavated Shellac: An Alternate History of the World's Music - Dust to Digital
Al sama'i al Thaqil
El Hadj Taha Abu Mandour - Excavated Shellac: An Alternate History of the World's Music - Dust to Digital
I wanted to play joyful music because world news is so terrible these days, but the pandemic burning through India is very much on my mind. We hear the grief-tinged Raga Bilashkani Todi in a deeply moving 1971 recording from the late Pandit Jasraj.
Rag Bilaskhani Todi - Shree Kameshwari Vilambit Ektaal
Pandit Jasraj with Nizammudin Khan - Vocal - RPG
Rag Bilaskhani Todi - Drut Teentaal "Ja Ja Re Ja Kagva"
Pandit Jasraj with Nizammudin Khan - Vocal - RPG
Liszt's Three Funeral Odes were composed between 1860 and 1866. The first two were composed as reactions to the death of two of his three children, his only son Daniel aged 20 and his elder daughter Blandine who died after childbirth (his other daughter Cosima went on to marry Richard Wagner and spent her long life safeguarding Wagner's legacy and making the Bayreuth Wagner festival a famous, stable institution). The third ode was a tribute to the Italian renaissance poet Torqueta Tasso with whom Liszt must have identified with. The three odes were intended by Liszt to form a cycle, but they are rarely recorded together and even more rarely performed.
Les morts - Oraison
Franz Liszt/BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov - Liszt: Three Funeral Odes - Hyperion
La notte
Franz Liszt/BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov - Liszt: Three Funeral Odes - Hyperion
Le triomphe fun├Ębre du Tasse
Franz Liszt/BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov - Liszt: Three Funeral Odes - Hyperion
Interactive CKCU
David Dalle (host)
Listening along, your thoughts welcome!

2:10 PM, May 6th, 2021