Marco Polo and the Old Silk Road

The program for April 29, 2000, was called "Marco Polo," in honor of a song by that name by Loreena McKennitt. We've taken the opportunity to make some musical explorations.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Flook The Gentle Giant Flatfish (Flatfish)
Stanley Greenthal Tsámiko Reflections Turning Towards You (Madrona Ring)
New Set
Malinky Dimna Juda Last Leaves (Greentrax)
Steve Baughman Dushanbe Gathering A Drop of the Pure (Tall Tree)
Music Under Announcements
Andy Irvine & Davy Spillane Antice East Wind (Tara)
Muzsikás Régen Volk, Soká Losz The Prisoner's Song (Hannibal)
Loreena McKennitt Marco Polo The Book of Secrets (Quinlan Road)
New Set
Ross Daly & Jamshid Chemirani Pervane An-Ki (Oriente)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Haris Alexiou To Tango Tis Nephelis Live '92–'97 (Mercury)
Tsufit Tov Le Hodot Under the Mediterranean Sky (Hummingbird Productions)
Alicia Svigals Kallarash 'Fidl' (Traditional Crossroads)
Vanja Lazarova Ah, Minav Gora Macedonian Traditional Love Songs (Third Ear)
New Set
Ashik Mahsuni Serif and Musa Eroğlu Bildiremezsin Ashiklar, Those Who Are in Love (Golden Horn) [the video]
Sima Bina Sabze Gol Yar Music of North Khorasan (Caltex)
Barbaros Erkose Ensemble Lingo Lingo Sesiler/Konyali Lingo Lingo (Golden Horn)
New Set
Ross Daly & Labyrinth Thalassa Mavri Mitos (Network)
New Set
Martin Simpson & Wu Man White Snow in Spring Music for the Motherless Child (Water Lily Acoustics)