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Current Discography, Vol. 45, No. 3 (Fall 2001)
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Compiled by Mercedes Dujunco (New York University)

General | Africa | Americas | Asia & Oceania | Europe

General

Tambours de la Terre, 1: Afrique; Amerique. cp1992. Auvidis Ethnic B 6773. (Collection Saga Series). One compact disc. Notes (19 pp.) by Laurent Aubert in French with English translation. Percussion music from from the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Senegal, Morocco , Surinam, Guyana, and Cuba. Various performers.

World Music, Volume 2: Latin and North America, Caribbean, India, Asia and Pacific. c1999. World Music Network RGNET 1044. One compact disc. Compilation from previously released albums.

Africa

Cote d'Ivoire:musique des We (Guere). cp1998. Le Chant du Monde CNR 2741105. (Collection C.N.R.S., Musee de l'homme ). One compact disc. Notes in French and English by Hugo Zemp (44 pp., ill., map). Traditional songs and dance music of the Gere people.

Drums of Death. cp1997. Avant AVAN 062. One compact disc. Notes in English (1 folded leaf). Ceremonial funeral music of the Ashante and the Ewe, from Ghana.

In Griot Time: String Music from Mali. cp2000. Stern's Africa STCD 1089. One compact disc. Numerous performers.

!Kalinda kaliente! cp1997. Ocean OR108. One compact disc. Notes inserted in container. Afro-Cuban, Carribean, Brazilian, and Latin-American popular music. Performer: Ensemble Kalinda.

Lucky Stars and Rosy Mornings: The '60s Ibadan Juju Scene. cp1995. Original Music OMCD 037. One compact disc. Program notes by Christopher Waterman on container and inserted in container (1 folded sheet); track information on separate insert. Juju music f rom Nigeria. Various performers.

Master Drummers of Dagbon, Volume 1. cp1992. Rounder CD 5016. One compact disc. Notes by John Chernoff on container. Principally dances customarily performed at various social ccasions of the Dagbamba people of northern Ghana. Performers: Alhaji Ibrahim A bdulai and other native musicians.

Musique andalouse d'Alger. cp2000. Institut du Monde Arabe 321031. One compact disc. Notes by Rachid Aous in French, with English translation. Performer: Al-Djazairiya al-Mossiliya.

Musique andalouse de Fes. cp1993-1999. Institut du Monde Arabe 321002 and 321003. Two compact discs. Notes in French and English (10 pp.). Performers: Firqat al-Barihi min Fas, Abd al-Karim Rayis, and The Al-Brihi Orchestra.

Rough Guide to Congolese Soukous. cp2000. World Music Network RGNET 1050. One compact disc. Compilation from previously released albums.

Rough Guide to Marrabenta Mozambique. Subtitle: Urban Dance Rhythms from Maputo. cp 2001. World Music Network RGNET 1063. One compact disc. Compilation from previously released albums.

Rhythms of Sudan, Volume 1. cp1997. Blue Nile BLN 8791. One compact disc. Music by Ahmed Satoor.

Rough Guide to the Music of Mali and Guinea. cp2000. World Music Network RGNET 1048. One compact disc. Compiled from previously released albums.

Rough Guide to the Music of Senegal and Gambia. cp2000. World Music Network RGNET 1060. One compact disc. One booklet. Compiled from previously released albums.

Sam Mangwana sings Dino Vangu. cp2000. Stern's Africa STCD 1077. One compact disc. Notes by Sam Mangwana (4 pp.). Congolese rumba music. All words and compositions by Dino Vangu. Performers: Sam Mangwana/lead vocals, percussion; Dino Vangu/guitar, vocals; Boss Matuta/bass; and other performers.

Timbila ta Venancio Mbande, Mozambique: Xylophone Music from the Chopi People. Haus de Kulturen der Welt SM 1513-2. One compact disc. Notes and texts in German and English (25 pp.). Performers: Venancio Mbande with ensemble.

Yoruba Women of the Drum. cp1995. Original Music OMCD 036. One compact disc. Notes in English, French and German. Program and biographical notes in English by John Storm Roberts (2 pp.). Waka and asiko music from Nigeria. Performers: Madam Comfort Omoge and her asiko ikale group; Madam Mujidat Ogunfalu and her waka group.

Americas

American Indian Dances: Apache, Sioux, Navaho. cp1995. ARC Music EUCD 1317. One compact disc. Texts (32 pp.) compiled and edited by Ronnie and Stu Lipner. Dances of various Native American groups.

Before the Tango: Argentina's Folk Tradition. cp1998. Harlequin HQ CD 114. One compact disc. Notes (11 pp.). Folk songs and folk music of Argentina. Various performers.

Berimbau e Percussao/Papete. cp1997. Universal Sound US CD7. One compact disc. Popular music and percussion music from Brazil.

Best of Carlos Gardel. cp1998. Hemisphere 7243 8 23505 2 1. One compact disc. Notes (2 pp., ill.). Popular songs by Carlos Gardel and Alfredo Le Pera. Performer: Carlos Gardel/vocals, with orchestra.

Big Brazos: Texas Prison Recordings, 1933 and 1934. cp2000. Rounder 11661-1826-2. (Alan Lomax Collection). One compact disc. Notes by Bruce Jackson, including bibliography, discography, and song texts.

Bolivie: Musiques Calendaires des Valles Centrales. cp1992. Le Chant du Monde LDX 274938. One compact disc. Notes in French with English translations. Folk music of Bolivia.

Bossa Cubana. cp1999. World Circuit/Nonesuch 79572-2. One compact disc. Notes and lyrics in Spanish with English translation on insert. Original recordings produced by EGREM. Cuban popular music. Performer: Zafiros (musical group).

Brassileiro: Brass Music from Northeastern Brazil. cp1997. Nimbus NI 5503. One compact disc. Notes (10 pp.) by Ricardo Canzio. Music brass quintet and sextet from northeastern Brazil. Performer: Quintetto Brassil (ensemble), with Charles Schlueter/trumpet ; Glauco Andreza/percussion.

Brazil: The Bororo World of Sound. cp1989. Auvidis D 8201. (UNESCO Collection; Musiques et Musiciens du Monde). One compact disc. Notes by Ricardo Canzio in English and French with bibliography. Ritual chants, songs, and dances of the Bororo Indians of Ma to Grosso, Brazil.

Bresil: Capoeira, Samba de Roda, Maculele. cp1994[?]. Buda 92575-2. (Capoeira Senzala de Santos, Vol. 1; Musique du Monde). One compact disc. Notes in English and French, and texts with English and French translations. Various vocalists with instrumentali sts performing on traditional instruments from Brazil.

Bresil Central: Chants et danses des Indiens Kaiapos. cp1989. VDE-Gallo CD 554/555. (Archives internationals de musique populaire, AIMP 24/25). Two compact discs. Chants of the Cayapo and Mekranoti Indians of Central Brazil. Various performers.

Buena Vista Social Club. cp1997. World Circuit/Nonesuch 79478-2. One compact disc. Notes and texts (47 pp., ill.). Produced by Ry Cooder. Performers: Compay Segundo/vocals, guitar, congas; Eliades Ochoa/vocals, guitar; Ibrahim Ferrer/vocals, bongos, conga , clave; Ry Cooder/guitars, oud, bolon, mbira, percussion; Ruben Gonzalez, piano; Omara Portuondo/vocals; and other performers.

Chamame: Musique du Parana. cp1994. Ocora C 560052. One compact disc. Program notes in French with Spanish and English translations and texts of the vocal works with English and (14th work) Spanish translations (36 p. : map, music, ports.). Argentine pop ular music. Performers: Rudy Flores/guitar; Nini Flores/accordion; and Oswald Canteros/vocals.

Choros from Bahia. cp1994. Nimbus NI 5404. One compact disc. Recorded and produced by Robin Broadbank and Ricardo Canzio. Popular music from Brazil. Performers: Fred Dantas/trombone; Ailton Reiner/bandolin; cavaquinho; Rowney Scott/soprano & alto saxophon e; Joatan Nascimiento/trumpet; Fred Menendez/cavaquinho; Milton Candeias/ seven-stringed guitar; Lula Gazineo/guitar; Cacau/pandeiro; Peter Dantas/second pandeiro.

Cuba, Tambours Bata: Hommage a Yemaya et a Ochun/Iluyenkori. cp1994. Playa Sound PS 65138. One compact disc. Songs and dances to the deities Yemaya and Ochun, accompanied by percussion ensemble of bata drums. Performer: Iluyenkori (vocal and percussion en semble).

Cuba: The Charanga. cp1997. Nimbus NI 5528. One compact disc. Notes (12 pp.). Cuban popular music. Performers: Enrique Navarro/flute; Rotterdam Conservatory Charanga Orchestra; Daniel Guzman/conductor.

Cuba: The Trova/Trio Yagua. cp1998. Nimbus NI 5565. One compact disc. Notes (18 pp.) in English, and song texts with translations. Cuban trova songs. Performers: Trio Yagua (Joel Diez/vocals; Francisco Sablon/laud; Felix Valera/guitar and second vocals).

Cuban Danzon: Before There Was Jazz. cp1999. Arhoolie CD 7032. Notes (10 pp.) by Dick Spottswood and Cristobal Diaz Ayala. Cuban folk dance music. Various performers.

Ecuador and Colombia. Marimba Masters and Sacred Songs: The Afro-descendant Musicians of the Pacific Coastal Region. cp1998. Multicultural Media MCM 3015. (Music of the Earth Series). One compact disc. Notes by Sacha Mirzoeff and bibliography (12 pp., ill ., map). Performers: Tierra Caliente (ensemble); La Voz de Niños Dios (ensemble). [Ninos]

Fanfare cubaine/La Banda Municipal de Santiago de Cuba. cp1999. Buda 92724-2. (Musique du Monde Series). One compact disc. Notes (19 pp., ill.) in French, English and Spanish. Original compositions and arrangements for band. Performer: La Banda Municipal de Santiago de Cuba (ensemble); Alcides Castillo Penalver/conductor.

Fat Beats & Brastraps: Women of Hip-Hop. cp1998. Rhino R2 72984, R2 72985, R2 72986. Three compact discs. Notes in each container. Previously released material. Various performers.

Fiesta Cubana: Congas y Comparsas. cp1991. Artex CD-039. One compact disc. Various performers.

Les flutes du soleil. cp1995. Playa Sound PS 65142. One compact disc. Folk music from the Andes region. Performer: Sayri Tupac (ensemble); Osvaldo Torres, conductor.

From Afro-Cuban Music to Salsa. cp1998. Piranha BCD-PIR 1258. One compact disc. One book (179 pp., ill., 13x14 cm.) by Olavo Alen Rodriguez. Popular music from Cuba in various styles. Various performers and groups.

Haiti/Toto Bissainthe Ti-Coca. cp1999. World Network WRD 32.373. (World Network Series). One compact disc. Notes by Emmanuel Honorin and Erol Josue in English, French, and German, and texts in French Creole. Folk songs and voodoo music. Performer: Toto Bi ssainthe Ti-Coca/vocals; accompanying performers.

Heartbeat 2: More Voices of First Nations Women. cp1998. Smithsonian Folkways SF CD 40455. One compact disc. Traditional and contemporary songs and instrumental selections performed by Native American women.

Huayno Music of Peru. cp1989-1992. Arhoolie CD 320, CD 338. Two compact discs. Volume 1: The Discos I.E.M.P.S.A. Recordings, 1949-1989; Volume 2: The Discos Smith Recordings. Notes by John Cohen and Chris Strachwitz. Folk music of Peru. Various performers .

Juan D'Arienzo: King of Rhythm, 1937-1944. cp1996. Harlequin HQ CD 71. One compact disc. Notes (7 pp.) in English and Spanish by Simon Collier. Argentine dance orchestra music. Performers: Juan D'Arienzo and his band; various vocalists.

Julio de Caro, 1926-1932. cp1999. Harlequin HQ CD 143. One compact disc. Notes (7 pp.) in English and Spanish by Simon Collier and a discography. Argentine dance orchestra music. Performers: Juan de Caro's band; various vocalists.

The King of Tango, Volume 2. cp1999. Nimbus NI 7902. (Prima Voce Series). One compact disc. Notes in English and Spanish. Tangos and other dance forms. Digitally remastered from original 78 rpm discs. Performer: Carlos Gardel/vocals, principally with orch estra or guitar accompaniment.

Kingdom of the Sun: Peru's Inca Heritage. Fiestas of Peru: Music of the High Andes. cp1988. Elektra/Nonesuch 9 79197-2. (Explorer Series). One compact disc, analog recording. Notes (5 pp., ill.) by David Lewiston and Roel P. Josafat. Originally released i n 1969 as Kingdom of the Sun (H-72029) and 1972 as Fiestas of Peru (H-72045). Instrumental folk music and vocal selections sung in Quechua and Spanish.

The Magic of Carlos Gardel. cp1999. Harlequin HQ CD 145. One compact disc. Notes (15 pp.) by Simon Collier and Gilbert Mamery in English and Spanish. Tangos and motion picture music. Performers: Carlos Gardel/vocals; various guitarists; various dance orch estras; Terig Tucci/conductor; Francisco Canaro and his band.

Merengue: Dominican Music and Dominican Identity. cp1997. Rounder CD 1130. One compact disc. Notes (12 pp.) in English by Paul Austerlitz. Presented in conjunction with Merengue: Dominican Music and Dominican Identity (Philadelphia: Temple University Pres s, 1996) by Paul Austerlitz. Various performers.

Music from Honduras II: Garifuna Music. cp2000. Caprice Records CAP 21638. One compact disc. Container insert. Popular music by black Carib Indians from Honduras. Performers: Fuerza Garifuna (ensemble); Cuadro de Danzas Garifuna Baruda (ensemble); Grupo L anigi Mua (ensemble); Farm Boys (ensemble).

Music from the Tropical Rainforest and Other Magical Places. cp1992. 54.040. (World Network Series; 13). One compact disc. Notes by Rainier Schobess in German, French and English. Folk music of the indigenous peoples of Colombia, Mexico, Brazil and the Un ited States. Performer: Yaki Kandru (ensemble).

Music of the Incas: Andean Harp and Violin Music from Ayacucho, Peru. cp1989[?]. Lyrichord LYRCD 7348. One compact disc. Folk music from Peru. Performers: Ayllu Sulca, the Sulca family of Incan musicians.

Music of the Inuit: The Copper Eskimo Tradition. cp1994. Auvidis D 8053. (UNESCO Collection; Musiques et Musiciens du Monde). One compact disc. Notes (11 pp.) in English and French by Jean-Francois Le Mouel and Alain Desjaques. Reissue of: Canada, Music o f the Inuit. Various performers.

Musique de Norte Potosi. cp2000. Ocora C 560153. (Collection Ocora Radio France). One compact disc. Biographical and program notes by Michel Plisson in French, with English and Spanish translations, and selected vocal texts with French and Spanish transla tions (36 pp., map). Songs and instrumental music, in part traditional music of the Indians of Bolivia, and in part arranged by Florindo Alvis. Performers: Barbara Reynaga de Alvis and Eustaquio Alvis.

Oku Shareh: Turtle Dance Songs of San Juan Pueblo. cp[1994?]. New World Records 80301-2. One compact disc. Folk songs of Tewa Indians of San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico. Performed by members of the village.

Powwow Songs: Music of the Plains Indians. cp1986. New World Records 80343-2. One compact disc. Analog recording. Notes with bibliography and discography (7 pp.) by Charlotte Heth.

Quechua Music. c1988. p1981. Auvidis A 6147. One compact disc. Notes (15pp., ill.) in English and French with Quechua or Spanish texts with English and French translations. Folk songs sung in Quechua from Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru. Performers: Bolivia Man ta (ensemble) and Nanda Manachi (ensemble).

Ritual: Musique Rituelle Andine. cp1990. VDE-Gallo VDE CD-606. One compact disc. Notes (32 pp., ill.) in French by Xavier Bellenger and Jean-Marc Grassler with German and English translations. Adaptations of Aymaran and Quechuan instrumental music perform ed on traditional instruments. Performer: Manco Capac (ensemble).

Rough Guide to Merengue and Bachata. cp2001. World Music Network RGNET 1039. One compact disc. Notes (16 pp.). All selections previously released except tracks 6 and 14. Popular music from the Dominican Republic. Various performers.

Rough Guide to Native American Music. cp1998. World Music Network RGNET 1029. One compact disc. Notes. Various performers.

Rough Guide to Tango. cp1999. World Music Network RGNET 1030. One compact disc. Notes (15 pp., ports) by Phil Stanton and Teddy Peiro. Tango music and songs from Argentina. Various performers.

Rough Guide to the Music of Jamaica. cp2001. World Music Network RGNET 1056. One compact disc. One booklet. Compilation from previously released albums.

Samba Bahiana. cp1995. Interra IN 5710. One compact disc. Performers: Raizes do Pelo (musical group).

Soleil Inca. cp1987. Playa Sound PS 65011. One compact disc. Notes (6 pp.) by G. Cremer in French and English. Folk music from the Andes.

Songs of Earth, Water, Fire and Sky: Music of the American Indian. cp1976. New WorldRecords 80246-2. One compact disc. Notes, bibliography and discography (19 pp.) by Charlotte Heth. Various performers.

Songs of Love, Luck, Animals, and Magic. cp1977. New World Records 80297-2. One compact disc. Music of Yurok and Tolowa Indians. Recorded in Crescent City, California.

Songs of the Andes 2. cp1994. JVC VICG-5340. (JVC World Sounds Series). One compact disc. Lyrics in Spanish and Japanese; with Japanese notes by Yumi Sato and English edition by Robin Thompson on container insert. Folk songs of Argentina. Performer: Los Q uilla Huasi (vocal quartet).

Songs of the Inuit. cp1994. JVC VICG-5333. (JVC World Sounds). One compact disc. Notes (10 pp.) by Akira Ebato in Japanese and English. Inuit throat-singing. Performers: Eliha Mangitak; Qaunnaq Mikigak; and Qabaroak Qatsiya.

Soul of Aymara. cp1995. King Record KICC 5204. (World Music Library Series; 104). One compact disc. Notes (18 pp., ill., map) in Japanese, with English translation. Traditional instrumental music of the Aymara Indians of Bolivia. Performer: Grupo Aymara ( ensemble).

El Tanguero. cp1998. Teldec 3984-20641-2. One compact disc. Notes in English, French and German on insert. Popular tangos of Argentina. Performer: Rodolfo Mederos.

Virginia and Piedmont: Minstrelsy, Work Songs, and Blues. cp2000. Rounder 11661-1827-2 (Alan Lomax Collection). One compact disc. Notes by Kip Lorner, with song texts. Original field recordings produced by John A. Lomax, Alan Lomax, and H arold Spivacke.

Wayapi di Guyane:Un Visage Sonore d'Amazonie. cp1998. Chant du Monde CNR 2741102. (Collection du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique et du Musee de l'homme). One compact disc. Notes (51 pp., ill., map) by Jean-Michel Beaudet in French, English, a nd Portuguese and partial song texts with translations. Music of the Oyampi Indians of French Guiana.

Asia and Oceania

L'art du Sarangi. cp1998. Ocora C 580067. One compact disc. Notes (28 pp.) by Tran Van Khe in French with English and German tranlsations. A re-release of OCR 69 augmented by tracks 8, 9 and 10. Performers: Ram Narayan/sarangi; Suresh Talwalkar/tabla; Fra ncois Auboux/tambura.

At the Bazaar of Love: Timeless Central Asian Maqam Music. cp1997. Shanachie 64081. Notes (11 pp., ports.) by Theodore Levin, with song texts in English translation. Shash maqam (maqam buzruk) by Bukharan Jewish musicians now in New York City. Performer: The Ilyas Malayev Ensemble.

China. cp1998. Rounder 5150. (Anthology of World Music Series). One compact disc. Notes (29 pp., ill.). Originally issued in the UNESCO collection. Edited for the International Music Council by the Institute for Comparative Music Studies and Documentation . Numerous performers.

Classical Indian Sitar & Surbahar Ragas. cp2000. ARC Music EUCD 1572. Two compact discs. Performers: Baluji Shrivastav/sitar, surbahar; Sarwar Sabri, tabla.

Diamond Path: Rituals of Tibetan Buddhism. Yamantaka Trochu Rite of Khampagar Monastery. cp1998. Shanachie 66006. (The Lewiston Archive) One compact disc. Notes by David Lewiston. Various performers.

Full Circle: Carnegie Hall, 2000; Ravi Shankar. cp2001. Angel CDC 724355710628. One compact disc. Notes. Produced by Hans Wendl. Performers: Ravi Shankar/ sitar; Anoushka Shankar/sitar; Tanmoy Bose/tabla; Bikram Ghosh/tabla; Ajay Sharma/tanpura; Barry Phi llips/tanpura.

Genius of Tyagaraja: Alamelu Mani sings South Indian Classical Devotional Songs. cp1998. Navras NRCD 0077. One compact disc. Notes (10 pp.) in English. Performers:Alamelu Mani/vocals ; K. Shiv Kumar/violin; Sridhar Parthasarthy/mridangam; R. Shekhar/ghatam.

Inde du Sud. cp2000. VDE-Gallo VDE CD-1004/1005. (Archives internationales de musique populaire Series; 61-62). Two compact discs. Notes (43 pp., ports.) in French and English. Performers: Priya Murle/nattuvangam ; Nandini Sharma/tanpura & vocals ; M. Dha nanjayan/mrdangam; S. Vijayaraghavan/violin; V. Shankaranarayanan/flute ; Sri Kannan/vina.

Japan: Kabuki and Other Traditional Music. c1995, p1980. Nonesuch 9 72084-2. One compact disc. Notes (10 pp.). Contains previously released material. Originally released in 1980 as analog disc. Performers: Nihon Ongaku Shudan (ensemble).

Magic Touch. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. cp2000. Music Club 50119. One compact disc. Notes by Firdous Ali and Ayub Aulia. Performers: :Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, vocalist with vocal and instrumental ensemble.

Music of Japan: The Rough Guide. cp1999. World Music Network RGNET 1031. One compact disc. Notes (9 pp.). Contains previously released material. Music from the Oasis Towns of Central Asia. cp2000. Ace CDORBD 098. One compact disc. Produced by Ben Mandelson. Performers: Uyghur Musicians from Xinjiang.

Musiques de Papouasie Nouvelle Guinee. cp1993. Buda 92570-2 (Musique du monde). One compact disc. Notes laid in container. Songs and dance songs by the ethnic group the Huli, living in the region of Sepik and the province of Madang.

Naked Spirit. cp1998. Amiata ARNR 2298. (Secret World Series). One compact disc. Notes in English and Italian. Tuvan folk songs. Performers: Sainkho Namtchylak, Djivan Gasparian, with accompanying musicians.

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Live at Islamabad. cp1999. M.I.L. Multimedia MIL2225. Two compact discs. Program notes in English on insert. Performer: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & party.

Papua New Guinea: The Coast of the Western Province. cp1993. Jecklin JD 655-2. (Music of Man Archive Series). One compact disc. Notes (16 pp.). Numerous performers.

Passion of Pakistan. cp1997. Tradition TCD 1045. One compact disc. Program notes in container. Sufi music, folk music, and popular music from Pakistan. Performers: Iqbal Jogi & party.

Rough Guide to Australian Aboriginal Music. cp1999. World Music Network RGNET 1026. One compact disc. Notes (9 pp.). Various performers.

Rough Guide to the Music of Indonesia. cp2000. World Music Network RGNET 1055. One compact disc. Booklet. Compilation from previously released albums.

Tibetan Folk Music: Traditional Songs and Instrumental Music. cp1999. Saydisc CD-SDL 427. One compact disc. Notes (11 pp.) in English.

Europe

The Alps: Music from the Old World. cp1994. World Network WDR 56.982. One compact disc. Traditional music from the Alps Region. Various performers.

Balkan Move/Zsaratnok. cp1998. Dunya Records 2175080062. One compact disc. Traditional Balkan music. Performer: Zsaratnok (ensemble).

Blarney Pilgrim: Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar, Vol. 2. cp1998. Rounder CD 3157. One compact disc. Companion to Vestapol Video 13063, The Blarney Pilgrim. Performers: Martin Simpson, Pierre Bensusan, El McMeen, Duck Baker, Pat Kirtley, Steve Baughm an, Tom Long.

Cante Gitano: Gypsy Flamenco. cp1988. Nimbus NI 5168. One compact disc. Performers: Jose de la Tomasa, Maria la Burra, Maria Solea, Paco del Gastor, Juan del Gastor.

Cantigas de Amigo. cp2000. Dorian Recordings DOR-90285. One compact disc. Notes insert. 13th century Galican-Portuguese songs & dances of love, longing and devotion. Performer: Ensemble Alcatraz.

Cesaria Evora: Miss Perfumado. cp1992. Nonesuch 79509-2. One compact disc. Portuguese lyrics with English translations (16 pp., ill.). Popular music from Cape Verde. Performer: Cesaria Evora.

Corsica/Sardinia: Mystery of Polyphony. cp1995. World Network 58.393. (World Network Series; 31). One compact disc. Notes (13 pp., ill.) by Monika Siegfried-Hagenow in German, with French and English translations. Traditional music and polyphonic songs of Corsica and Sardinia. Numerous performers.

Definitive Transatlantic Connection/The Dubliners. cp2000. Castle CMAR 637. One compact disc. Compilation from the Tranatlantic vaults of historical recordings made between 1964 and 1966, drawn from three of The Dubliners' albums: The Dubliners,The Dublin ers in Concert, and Finnegan Wake, plus two tracks from a hard-to-find EP More of the Dubliners.

Echoes of the Temple: Cantors in Prayer and Folksong. cp1994. Pearl GEMM CD 9126. One compact disc; analog recording. Notes and translations (7 pp.) in English. Various cantors.

Flamenco Live! cp2000. Nimbus 1744 (NI 5168, NI 5251, NI 5352, NI 5554). Audio enhanced edition. Four compact discs. Notes (one booklet) in English. Performers:Disc one: Jose de la Tomasa, Maria la Burra, Maria Solea/ vocals; Paco del Gastor and Juan del Gastor/guitars. Disc two: Chano Lobato, Manuel de Paula, Gaspar de Utrera, Miguel Funi, El Cabrero/vocals; Paco del Gastor and Juan del Gastor/guitars. Disc three: Paco del Gastor/guitar. Disc four: Tina Pavon, Emilia Jandra, Rafael Calderon, Manuel Mar quez, and Monica Dominguez/vocals; Manolo Dominguez, guitar.

Gypsy Music from the Heart of Europe. cp1993. World Network WDR 55.832. (World Network Series; 15). One compact disc. Notes in German, French, and English. Performer: Bratsch (ensemble).

Joe McKenna: The Irish Low Whistle. cp2001. Shanachie 78043. One compact disc. Notes by Antoinette McKenna. Penny whistle music. Performers: Joe McKenna/low whistles, Uilleann pipes, keyboards, piano; Mary Bergin/ whistles ; John Doyle/guitar; Donnchadh G ough/bodhran; John Kenny/Djembe; Paul Maher/drums, percussion; Antoinette McKenna/harp; Trevor Hutchinson/ bass, electric bass ; Paul Ash-Brown/ Spanish guitar on track 3.

Kevin Burke in Concert. cp1999. Green Linnet Records GLCD 1196. One compact disc. Performers: Kevin Burke/fiddle; Martin Hayes/fiddle; Aidan Brennan/guitar.

Laurence Nugent Traditional Irish Music on Flute and Tin-Whistle. cp1996. Shanachie 78001. One compact disc. Flute and penny whistle music. Performer: Laurence Nugent/flute, whistles and accompanying musicians.

Margaret Barry: I Sang Through the Fairs. cp1998. Rounder 1161-1774-2. (The Alan Lomax Collection; Portraits). Notes (34 pp., ports) by Matthew Barton including text of Lomax's interview with M. Barry. Performers: Margaret Barry/vocals, banjo; Jean Ritchi e/vocals; Michael Gorman/fiddle.

Musique traditionelle des Balkans. cp1994. Harmonia Mundi HMA 1903007. (Musique d'abord Series). One compact disc. Performer: Nikola Parov.

Pays basque. cp1988. Ocora C559045. (En France Series). One compact disc. Notes (19 pp., ill.) in French and English. Arrangements of traditional Basque songs. Performers: Be~nat Achiary/voice; Michel Doneda/soprano and sopranino saxophones; Ninh Le Quan/ drums; Dominique Regef/ cello-israj; Xavier Legasa/ double bass.

Playing With Fire: The Celtic Fiddle Collection. p1989. Green Linnet GLCD 1101. Various performers.

Shpil es nokh a mol: musique juive d'Europe centrale / Orchestre Klezmer. cp1990. Arion ARN 64120. One compact disc. Notes (8 pp.) in French and English. Performer: Orchestre Klezmer (Philippe Leblanc/clarinet ; Maurice LeGaulois/ accordion; Thierry Marin elli/violin ; Hugo Mathijsen/ tuba).

Spain: cp1999. Rounder 1661-1774-2. (The Alan Lomax Collection). Originally released as Spanish Folk Music, Columbia KL 216, 1995 as part of the Columbia World Library of Folk & Primitive Music. One compact disc. Notes (40 pp., ill.) Josep Marti y Perez, with original notes from the LP by Alan Lomax and Eduardo Torner, texts with English translations, and bibliography.

Rough Guide to Irish Folk Music. cp1999. World Music Network RGNET 1036. One compact disc. Notes (16 pp.). Irish traditional music. Various performers.

Wheels of the World, Vol. 1: Classics of Irish Traditional Music from the 1920's & '30s. cp1997. Yazoo 7008. One compact disc. Notes (11 pp., port). Various artists and ensembles.

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