WBEZ | oldest notated music http://www.wbez.org/tags/oldest-notated-music Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Global Notes: Syrian composer rediscovers world’s oldest notated music http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-27/global-notes-syrian-composer-rediscovers-world%E2%80%99s-oldest-notated-music-85 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-April/2011-04-27/jandali 3.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>For his most recent album<span style="font-style: italic;"> Echoes from Ugarit</span>, pianist and composer <a href="http://www.malekjandali.com" target="_blank">Malek Jandali</a> put a modern spin on the world’s oldest known notated music. The compositions<em> </em>date back to the Bronze Age city of Ugarit along Syria's Mediterranean coast and feature harmonies, rare in traditional Middle Eastern music. Jandali tells Jerome and <a href="http://www.wbez.org/radio-m" target="_blank"><i><span style="font-style: italic;">Radio M </span></i></a>host Tony Sarabia about his ancient inspirations and the recent events in Syria that gave birth to the new song "My Homeland."</p><p>And, we play listeners' favorite Chernobyl-inspired tunes.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Track List</strong></p><p>1. Arabesque - Malek Jandali</p><p>2. Sulaima - Malek Jandali</p><p>3. Watani Ana (My Homeland) - Malek Jandali</p><p>4. Yafa - Malek Jandali</p><p>5. The Temptation of Adam - Josh Ritter</p><p>6. Chernobyl - The Blue Hearts</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Video for Malek Jandali's "Watani Ana" (My Homeland):</p><p><object style="height: 390px; width: 600px;"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/fjqR7H6YumE?version=3"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"><param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always"><embed allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/fjqR7H6YumE?version=3" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="390" width="600"></object></p></p> Wed, 27 Apr 2011 17:27:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-27/global-notes-syrian-composer-rediscovers-world%E2%80%99s-oldest-notated-music-85