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Current Discography, Vol. 46, No. 1 (Winter 2002)
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Compiled by Mercedes Dujunco (New York University)

General | Africa | Americas | Asia & Oceania | Europe

General

Music in the World of Islam. cp1994. Topic Records TSCD 901/902/903. Three compact discs. Issued in 1976 by Tangent as analog discs (TGS 131-136). Islamic music. Various performers.

Rough Guide to Global Dance. cp2000. World Music Network RGNET 1053. One compact disc. Compiled by Pete Lawrence. Dance music. Various performers.

Rough Guide to World Roots. cp1999. World Music Network 1027. One compact disc. Specially compiled by Phil Stanton of the World Music Network to accompany the book of the same title. Notes (10 pp.). World music. Various performers.

Africa

Afriki Djamana: Music from Burkina Faso. cp1994. Amiata ARNR 0494. One compact disc. Vocal music sung in Bambara and Dagari. Program notes include the texts with English and Italian translations. Performers: Gabin Dabire, vocals, guitar, balafon, a nd drums, with other musicians from the Dagari tribe performing on West African instruments.

Afrique du Sud: Le Chant des Femmes Xhosa. cp1996. VDE-Gallo CD-879. One compact disc. Program notes by David Dargie in French and English (43 pp., ill.). Folk songs of the Xhosa of South Africa. Performers: Ngqoko Women's Ensemble with accompanyin g native instrumentalists.

Chants Soufis de Tunis. cp1999. Institut du Monde de Arabe 321025. One compact disc. Program notes and texts in transliterated Arabic with English and French translations. Sufi devotional songs with percussion accompaniment. Performer: La Sulamiyya .

Épopées Zarma et Songhay. cp1998. Ocora C 560127. One compact disc. Program notes in English, French and German by Sandra Bornand and synopses of the epics (32 pp.). Sung epic tales from Niger. Performer: Jibo Baje, voice, moolo lute. [Epopees]

La Daqqa: Tambours Sacres de Marrakech. cp1999. Institut du Monde Arabe 321028. One compact disc. Notes (10 pp., ill.) by Hassan Jouad in French, with English translation. Percussion music from Marrakech, Morocco. Various performers.

From Kairo to Khartoum: An Ethnic Journey on the Nile. cp1998. Mariposa MPCD 3036. One compact disc. Folk music from Egypt and Sudan. Various native performers.

Kora Music from Gambia. cp1998. Latitudes LAT 50611. One compact disc. Program notes inserted in container. Kora harp-lute music and folk songs sung in Mandingo. Performed by Yan Kuba Saho, kora & vocals ; in part with Binto Suso Saho, vocals.

Kwaito: South African Hip-hop. cp2000. Stern's/Earthworks STEW42CD. One compact disc. Program notes by Trevor Herman and lyrics in English (12 pp., col. ill.). Rap and popular music from South Africa. Sung primarily in English, Zulu, and Sesotho. V arious performers.

Master Musicians of Jajouka. cp2000. Point Music 289 464 536-2. One compact disc. Folk songs and instrumental music from Morocco. Various performers.

Music of Madagascar. cp1993. World Network WDR 55.835. One compact disc. Program notes translations (24 pp.) in German by Birger Gesthuisen with French and English. Popular and traditional music from Madagascar. Various performers.

Musique Dendi. cp1999. Ocora C 560135. One compact disc. Program notes (36 pp.; ill.) in English, French and German by Sandra Bornand and lyrics in English, French and German. Instrumental and vocal music from Niger featuring the goge, a bowed, sin gle-string spike fiddle. Performers: Harouna Goge, goge, vocals; Reki Tamtalla, vocals; various other unidentified assisting musicians.

Niger. Peuls Wodaabe : Chants du Worso. Cp1998. Maisons de Cultures du Monde W260081. One compact disc. Historical and descriptive notes (14 pp., ill., maps) by Pierre Bois in French with English translation. Folk songs and music of the Bororo and Fula people of Niger. Performers: Singers/dancers of the Gojankoe lineage ; Ortoudo Bermo, director.

Rituel de Transe. cp1999. Institut du Monde Arabe 321011. One compact disc. Historical and descriptive notes (20 pp.) in French and English by Hassan Jouad, with partial song translations. Ritual music of the Aissawa Sufi brotherhood in Morocco.

Roots of Rumba Rock I: 1953-1954. cp1991. Cram World CRAW 4. One compact disc. Popular music from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Various performers.

Roots of Rumba Rock II: 1954-1955. cp1995. Cram World CRAW 10. One compact disc. Popular music from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Various performers.

Rough Guide to the Music of Africa. cp1999. World Music Network RGNET 1041. One compact disc. Compiled by Phil Stanton from previously-released albums. Program notes and discography (10 pp., ports.). Folk music from Africa. Various performers.

Safarini: In Transit, Music of African Immigrants. cp2000. Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40457. One compact disc. Program notes and biographies of the performers with bibliography and discography (24 pp., ill.). Popular music by African immigrants to th e U.S. Pacific Northwest. Various performers.

Soulamia de Tunisie. c2000, p1980. Arion ARN 60452. One compact disc. Originally issued as Arion LP in 1980. Notes in French and English by F. Grund. Sufi music from Tunisia. Performers: Ensemble du Cheikh Abdelaziz ben Mahmoud.

Tunisia: Takht. cp1999. World Network WDR 32.375. One compact disc. Arabic songs from Tunisia. Performer: Sonia M'barek, vocals, with instrumental accompaniment.

World Out of Time: Madagascar, Vol. 2. cp1993. Shanachie 64068. One compact disc. Traditional and popular music from Madagascar. Various performers.

Americas

Afro Brasil. cp1992. Verve 845 326-2. One compact disc. Originally released in 1990. Popular music from the state of Bahia in Brazil. Various performers.

Bandolas de Venezuela. cp1993. Dorian Discovery DIS 80114. One compact disc. Folk music on bandurria lutes from Venezuela. Performers: Gerson Garcia, llanera bandola ; Ricardo Sandoval, oriental bandola ; Javier Sosa, central bandola ; Asdrubal (Ch eo) Hurtado, guayanesa bandola.

Bolivie: Charangos et Guitarrillas du Norte Potosí. cp1995. VDE CD-871. One compact disc. Ethnological notes (34 pp., ill.) in English and French by Florindo Alvis, including Quechua and Spanish words and English and French translations. Fol k songs and music featuring the charango. Various performers. [Potosi]

Le Bullerengue. cp1998. Ocora C 560129. One compact disc. Notes (24 pp.) in French, English, and Spanish. Popular music and folk songs with percussion accompaniment from Colombia. Performer: Petrona Martinez, vocals with percussion and vocal accomp animent.

Celebrating Divinity in the High Andes. cp1999. Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40448. One compact disc. Program notes in English and Spanish by Manuel Raez and Raul R. Romero. Instrumental and vocal folk music from the Ancash jurisdiction of Peru. Varous performers.

Ecuador. cp1989. A.S.P.I.C. X 55505. One compact disc. Program notes (13 pp.) and song texts in French and English. Popualr music from Ecuador. Performers: Jatun Cayambe.

Festivals of Cusco. cp1995. Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40466. One compact disc. Reissue of: Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Instituto Riva-Aguero, Archivo de Musica Tradicional Andina: AMTA-5 (1992). Program notes (24 pp.; ill.) by Gisela C anepa-Koch with bibliography.

Hot and Spicy Chutney. cp1998. Music Club 50060. One compact disc. Liner notes by Tina K. Ramnarine inserted in container. Popular and dance music from the Carribean area. Various performers.

Magical Paraguayan Harp. cp1994. ARC Music EUCD 1297. One compact disc. Popular harp music from Paraguay. Performer: Oscar Benito, vocals, harp.

Music of Venezuela. cp1991. Zu-Zazz ZCD 2018. One compact disc. Program notes inserted in container. Folk songs and instrumental music from Venezuela. Various performers.

Nordeste Brasil. cp1993. Verve 845 327-2. One compact disc. Originally released in 1990. Popular music from northeastern Brazil. Various artists and composers.

Owl Dance of the Siksika Nation: Traditional Blackfoot Owl Dance Songs. cp2000. Canyon CR-6332. One compact disc. Traditional Blackfoot songs for socializing and courtship. Performers: Siksika Ramblers, Little Axe and the Siksika Boyz.

Paraguay Harp of Los Duarte. cp1995. King Records KICC 5203. One compact disc. Notes (18 pp., ill., map) in Japanese with English translation. Music, in part traditional, for harp and guitar. Performers: Celso Duarte Gonzales, arpa ; Juan Jose Duar te Lopez, guitar.

Paranda: Africa in Central America. cp1999. Detour 3984-27303-2. One compact disc. Notes by Dan Rosenberg in English with French, German and Spanish translations, and Garifuna lyrics with English translations on container insert. Paranda music, wri tten and performed by Garifuna composers and musicians from Belize, Honduras and Guatemala.

Peru. cp1999. World Network WDR 32.374. One compact disc. Notes (24 pp.). Folk music from Peru. Various performers.

Peru: Songs of the Andes. cp1994. JVC VICG-5339. One compact disc. Notes by Takaatsu Kinoshita in Japanese; with English edition by Robin Thompson on container insert. Folk music from Peru. Performers: Antonio Pantoja, quena, pincullo, tarka; with vocal and instrumental accompaniment.

Peruvian Harp and Mandolin: Folk music of the Andes. cp1985. Music of the World T-105. One analog audiocasette. Folk songs, sung in Quechua and Spanish, accompanied by harp and mandolin. Performers: Leandro Apaza Ramos, harp and vocals; Benjamin C lara Quispe, mandolin; Fidel Villacorta Tejada, quena (flute).

Rough Guide to Cajun and Zydeco. cp1998. World Music Network RGNET 1028. One compact disc. Cajun music. Various performers.

Rough Guide to Calypso and Soca. cp1999. World Music Network RGNET 1040. One compact disc. Produced by World Music Network in association with Rough Guides, NCOS and New Internationalist. Various performers.

Rough Guide to Cumbia. cp2000. World Music Network RGNET 1043. One compact disc. Compiled by Sandra Alayon-Stanton from previously released albums. Folk and dance music from Colombia. Various performers.

Rough Guide to Salsa Dance. cp1999. World Music Network RGNET 1035. One compact disc. Dance music from Cuba, Colombia, and other Latin American countries. Various performers.

Rough Guide to Samba. cp2001. World Music Network RGNET 1058. One compact disc. Compiled by The World Music Network in association with Rough Guides and New Internationalist. Samba dance music from Brazil. Various performers.

Sacred Common Ground. cp1995. Blue Note CDP 7243 8 32800 2 5. One compact disc. Produced by Michael Cuscuna and Don Pullen. Program notes by Howard Mandel. Jazz and Native American music.

Salsa Moderna: A Taste of New Wave Latin Flavors. cp1998. Music Club 50075. One compact disc. Notes by John Armstrong in English and credits on container insert. Latin American dance music. Various performers.

Samba Brasil. cp1990. Verve 314 515 761-2. One compact disc. Program notes by Gerald Seligman on insert. Popular music from Brazil. Various performers.

This is Samba! Vols. 1 and 2. cp2000. Rounder C 82161-5091-2/5092-2. Two compact discs. Liner notes by Katsunori Tanaka, producer. Samba music from Brazil. Various performers.

Venezuela. cp1997. World Network WDR 28.299. One compact disc. Program notes (16 pp., ill.) in German, French, and English. Popular and folk music from Venezuela. Various performers.

Asia and Oceania

Akhian. cp1997. Multimedia ESP 8524. One compact disc. Sufi qawwali music from Pakistan. Performers: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, vocals; with vocal-instrumental ensemble.

Ambush on All Sides. cp1997. Henry St. Records HSR 0004. One compact disc. Program notes in English (14 pp., ill.) in container. Chinese instrumental folk music. Performers: Jade Bridge (Tang Liangxing, pipa ; Sisi Chen, yangqin ; Zhang Bao-Li, erh u & gaohu ; Chen Tao, dizi).

L'art du Shakuhachi. cp1997. Ocora C 560114. One compact disc. Program notes by Akira Tamba in French, with English and German translations (24 pp., ports.). Performer: Katsuya Yokoyama, shakuhachi ; with Yoshikazu Iwamoto, second shakuhachi (tr acks 3, 6, 8).

Art of the Chinese Lutes. cp1998. ARC Music EUCD 1439. One compact disc. Program notes in English, German, French and Spanish (17 pp.). Performers: Miao Xiaoyun, tenor ruan, bass ruan, pipa ; Xu Pingxin, yangqin.

Aziz Herawi: Master of Afghani Lutes. cp1992. Arhoolie CD-387. One compact disc. Notes (11 pp.). Performer: Aziz Herawi, dutar and rebab ; with percussion accompaniment.

Baishibai: Songs of the Minority Nationalities of Yunnan. cp1995. Pan 2038CD. One compact disc. Program notes in English inserted in container. Folk songs and music from Yunnan Province, China.

Bamboo on the Mountains: Kmhmu Highlanders from Southeast Asia and the U.S. cp1999. Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40456. One compact disc. Program notes (28 pp., ill.) by Frank Proschan. Folk music of Kmhmu people from Laos and Vietnam and those living in the U.S.

Banyumas Bamboo Gamelan: Traditional Music from Central Java. cp1998. Nimbus NI 5550. One compact disc. Program notes (12 pp.) by Bradley Smith in English, and texts with English translations. Gamelan music from Indonesia. Performer: Banyumas Bamb oo Gamelan.

Bali: A Suite of Tropical Music and Sounds. cp1995. World Network WDR 58.397. One compact disc. Program notes in German, French, and English (21 pp., ill.). Various gamelan groups and other performers, with recorded natural sounds.

Bardes du Khorassan. cp1998. Ocora C 560136. One compact disc. Program notes (24 pp., ill.) in English and French. Folk music of Khorassan, Iran. Varioius performers.

Biwa: The World of Tsuruta, Kinshi. cp1995. King Records KICC 5186. One compact disc. Japanese songs with biwa lute accompaniment. Performers: Kinshi Tsuruta, vocals; Kakuo Tanaka, Kakuryu Saito, Kakujo Iwasa, biwas.

Cérémonie du Djem Alevi. cp1998. Ocora C 560125. One compact disc. Program and ethnographic notes (36 pp.) by Jean During and Jerome Cler in French, with English and German translations. Traditional religious music of the Alevi muslim s of Turkey. Various performers. [Ceremonie]

Chants chamaniques et quotdiens du bassin de l'Amour. cp1997[?]. Buda Records 92671-2. One compact disc. Program notes in French and English (35 pp., ports.). Folk music and shamanic songs from the Amur River region in Siberia. Various performers.

Chants d'Alep. cp1999. Institut du Monde de Arabe 321001. One compact disc. Religious music from Aleppo, Syria. Performers: Sabri Moudallal, vocals; with, Maher Noudallal, Mohammad Hamadie, backup vocals; Mphammad Qadri Dallal, oud; Wahid Saqa, qa nun; Abdel Mon'im Sankari, kamanche; Muhammad Khayr Nahhas, nay; Muhammad Saleh Naghdache, drums.

China: Time to Listen. cp1998. Ellipsis CD3590, CD3591, CD3593. Three compact discs. Program notes in English (54 pp., ill.). Various performers.

Chine: Traditions Populaires Instrumentales. cp1995. VDE-Gallo CD-822/823. Two compact discs. Notes by Stephen Jones in French and English (35 pp., ill.). Folk music from China. Various performers.

Didjeridu: Dhapra, Songs of the Dreamtime. cp1998. Lyrichord LYRCD-7442. One compact disc. Notes by Will Seachnasaigh in English and credits on container insert. Didjeridu music and Australian aboriginal folk songs. Performer: Will Seachnasaigh, vocals, yidaki (didjeridu), bilma.

Discover Indonesia: Music of Indonesia. cp2000. Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40484. One compact disc. Program notes by Philip Yampolsky (20 pp., ill.). Selections from the 20-CD series Music of Indonesia, compiled and edited by Philip Yampolsky, and or iginally released 1991-1999. Various native performers.

Don't Torment Me, Dear: Xinjiang Folk Songs. cp1998. Hugo HRP 7170-2. One compact disc. Program notes in Chinese, with English translation (20 pp., ports.). Folk songs from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. Performed by The Mukam Art T roupe of Xinjiang.

Entre Nil et Gange. cp2000. Institut du Monde Arabe 32 1021. One compact disc. Program notes in French with English translations (12 pp., ports.). Oud and sitar music from Egypt and India. Performers: Hussein El Masry, lute ; Narendra Bataju, sitar .

Erhu Classics. cp2000. Naxos 76011-2. One compact disc. Program notes by Joseph Wong (6 pp., ill.). Music of the Chinese erhu two-stringed fiddle. Performer: Zhen Run, soloist; The Central Conservatory Chinese Orchestra, Yang Zhunlin, conductor.

Fanbai: Chant Liturgique Bouddhique. cp1997. Ocora C 560109. One compact disc. Program notes by François Picard in French, with English and German translations (28 pp.). Chinese Buddhist chants. Performers: Yang Shuqi, sheng mouth organ ; Ch en Zhong, xun ocarina ; other soloists ; Mixed choir of Xuefo Tang from the town of Shangqiu (Henan Province) ; Meiyou Xiang Chun National Music Association from the Pudong district in Shanghai. [Francois]

Four Thousand Years of Korean Folk Music. cp199[?]. Legacy International CD 438. One compact disc. Brief notes (1 p.) inserted in container. Folk music from Korea. Performers not identified.

Gypsy Music of Turkey. cp2000. Time Square Records TSQD 9008. One compact disc. Notes by Kudsi Erguner inserted in container. Folk music of Romani gypsies in Turkey. Performer: The Erkose Ensemble.

Harmonies Célestes. cp1999. Chant du Monde CMT 274 1122. One compact disc. Biographical and descriptive notes (17 pp.) in French and English. Folk music from Iran. Performer: Ostad Elahi, tanbur and vocals. [Celestes]

Hawaiian Memories: Rare Transcription Discs, 1936-1947. cp1999. Harlequin HQ CD 130. One compact disc. Consists entirely of material recorded solely for the use of American radio stations. All tracks drawn from 16" electrical tran scription discs (ETs). Popular songs from Hawaii. Various performers.

Hindustani Vocal Music. cp1989. King Records KICC 5114. One compact disc. Performer: Bhimsen Joshi, vocals, with ensemble. North Indian ragas, khayal, bhajans and songs with instrumental ensemble.

Improvisations: Nouvelle Musique Traditionnelle. cp1998. Ocora C 580070. One compact disc. Originally released as analog disc, 1973 (558 512). Program notes by the performer in English, French and German, including details of the instruments used (16 pp.). Improvisations on traditional Vietnamese melodies. Performers: Tran Van Khe, playing various traditional lutes and zithers; Tran Quang Hai, Tran Thi Thuy Ngoc, percussion accompaniment (woodblock, clappers, spoons).

Indonesian Guitars. cp1999. Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40447. Music of Indonesia Series, Vol. 20. One compact disc. Program notes in English by Philip Yampolsky (32 pp., map). Guitar and vocal music from Indonesia. Various performers.

Iran. cp1998. Rounder CD 5122/ 5123. Two compact discs. Biographical and program notes (21 pp., ill.). Originally issued in the UNESCO Collection. Classical instrumental music from Iran. Various performers.

Iran/Kurdistan: Nowruz, Traditional and Classical Music. cp1995. World Network WDR 58.395. One compact disc. Program notes by Barbara Wrenger in German with French and English translations (12 pp., ill.) inserted in container. Classical Persian mu sic from Iran and folk songs from Kurdistan. Various performers.

Jakajan: Music from New Siam. cp1996. Nimbus NI 5486. One compact disc. Contemporary Thai classical music. Performer: Fong Naam Ensemble.

Japan: Master of Shakuhachi/Tajima Tadashi. cp1999. World Network WDR 32.379. One compact disc. Biographical and program notes by Robert Gunther and Yamnaguti Osamu, in English, French, German and Japanese (26 pp., ill.). Pieces for solo shakuhachi. Performer: Tajima Tadashi.

Japan: Shomyo Buddhist Ritual. cp1991. Auvidis-Unesco D8036. One compact disc. Program notes by Pierre Landy and Toshiro Kido in English and French (7 pp.). Buddhist chant. Performed by the Buzan Division of the Shingon Sect.

Japanese Koto and Shakuhachi. cp1995. Dorchester Voyager DRC VGR 9019. One compact disc. Music for the koto and shakuhachi. Performed by The Yamato Ensemble.

Japon: L'esprit du vent. cp1995[?]. Buda Records 92640-2. One compact disc. Shakuhachi music. Performer: Yoshikazu Iwamoto.

Jiuta. cp1998. Ocora C 580069. One compact disc. Program notes in French, English, and German (19 pp.). Japanese traditional songs with koto and shamisen accompaniment. Performer: Yonin no Kai Ensemble.

Journey to Persia. cp1997. Koch World 33265-2. One compact disc. Folk songs from Iran. Performer: Jooya.

Kalimantan: Dayak Ritual and Festival Music. cp1998. Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40444. Music of Indonesia Series, Vol. 17. One compact disc. Recorded, compiled, and annotated by Philip Yampolsky. Extensive notes on insert. Vocal and instrumental folk music of the Dayak people of Kalimantan, the Indonesian areas of Borneo.

Korea: Shamanistic Ceremonies of the Eastern Seaboard. cp1993. JVC VICG-5261. One compact disc. Music from traditional religious ceremonies held in Korea in the provinces of Gangweon and Gyoengsang. Performed by the Kim Suk Chul Ensemble.

Lombok, Kalimantan, Banyumas: Little-known Forms of Gamelan and Wayang. cp1997. Smithsonian Folkways. SFW 40441. Music of Indonesia Series, Vol. 14. One compact disc. Program notes in English (28 pp., map). Primarily gamelan music for theater and d ance; jemblung performed vocally. Various performers.

Lost in Ecstasy: Whirling Dervishes from Istanbul. cp 1999. Dunya Records 21750 8019 2. One compact disc. Mevlevi Sufi music from Turkey. Performers: Galata Mevlevi Music and Sema Ensemble ; under the direction of Al Sheikh Nail Kesova.

Margam. cp2000. VDE-Gallo CD-1004/1005. Two compact discs. Program notes in French and English (43 pp., ports.). Dance music composed by Vidwan Madurai Sri N. Krishnan for Carnatic ensemble; danced by Manjula Lusti-Narasimhan. Performers: Priya Mur le, nattuvangam ; Nandini Sharma, tanpura & vocals; M. Dhananjayan, mrdangam ; S. Vijayaraghavan, violin ; V. Shankaranarayanan, flute; Sri Kannan, vina.

Messe des Jésuites de Pékin. cp1998. Auvidis E 8642. One compact disc. Program notes by Jean-Christophe Frisch and François Picard with English translation (31 pp., ill.) in container. Catholic music from 16th-18th century Chin a performed by various indigenous and Western vocal/instrumental ensembles. Performers: Ensemble Meihua fleur de prunus ; Choeur du Centre Catholique Chinois de Paris ; François Picard, director ; XVIII-21, Musique des lumières; Jean-Christo phe Frisch, director. [Jesuites Pekin Francois lumieres]

Monastere de Gyuto. cp2000. Ocora C 560133/C 560134. Two compact discs. Program notes with commentary by Mireille Helffer and Daniel Caux in French with English and German translations (23 pp., ill.) inserted in container. Tibetan Buddhist tantric chant of Gyuto monastery accompanied by instruments. Performed by monks in the Tantric College of Gyuto, the first generation of Tibetan monks in exile in India.

Music for the Qin Zither. cp2000. Nimbus NI 5656. One compact disc. Notes (12 pp.). Performer: Lin Youren.

Music from the Oasis Towns of Central Asia. cp2000. Ace Records CDORBD 098. One compact disc. Produced by Ben Mandelson. Folk songs performed by Uyghur musicians of Xinjiang, China.

Music from the Southeast : Sumbawa, Sumba, Timor. cp1998. Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40443. Music of Indonesia Series, Vol. 16. One compact disc. Extensive program notes on insert. Instrumental and vocal folk music from the islands of Sumbawa, Sumba, and Timor, in the Indonesian archipelago. Recorded, compiled, and annotated by Philip Yampolsky.

Music of China, Vol. 1. cp1997. Fremoux FA 061. (The Deben Battacharya Collection). Two compact discs Program notes in French and English (46 pp., ports.). Chinese string instrumental music, story-telling with music, and songs. Various performers.< p> Music of India, Vol. 1. cp1997. Fremoux FA 060. (The Deben Battacharya Collection). Two compact discs. Program notes in French and English (54 pp., ports.). Hindustani music. Various performers.

Music of Maluku: Halmahera, Buru, Kei. cp1999. Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40446. Music of Indonesia Series, Vol. 19. One compact disc. Program notes by Philip Yampolsky and bibliography (32 pp., map). Instrumental and vocal folk music from the island s of Halmahera, buru,and Kei, all within the province of Maluku, in the Indonesian archipelago. Various performers.

Music of Yi People in Yunnan, China. cp1995. King Records KICC 5188. One compact disc. Various performers.

Music of the Hmong People of Laos. cp1995. Arhoolie CD446. One compact disc. Biographical and program notes in English and lyrics in Hmong with English translations inserted in container. Hmong songs and traditional instrumental music. Performer: B oua Xou Mua.

Naxi Music from Lijiang. cp1997. Nimbus NI 5510. One compact disc. Biographical, historical and program notes by Helen Rees (22 pp., ills.) inserted in container. Traditional music of the Naxi people of Lijiang in Yunnan, China. Performers: Members of the Dayan Ancient Music Association of Lijiang.

New Zealand's Maoris: Unknown Earth. cp199[?]. Kado 19815-2. One compact disc. Maori folk songs.

Night Silence Desert. cp2000. Traditional Crossroads CD 80702-4299-2. One compact disc. Program notes by Kayhan Kalhor on container insert. Music of Khorasan in northeastern Iran. Performers: Mohammad Reza Shajarian, vocals; Kayhan Kalhor, kamanche h, setar; with accompanying musicians.

Orient Secret. cp1998. L'Empreinte Digitale ED 13093. One compact disc. Historical notes and notes on the instruments by Sami Sadak in French and English (7 pp., ill.). Ottoman music from the sacred and secular repertory of the 6th, 17th and 18th c enturies. Performers: Burhan Ocal, darbouka, bendir, vocals; Classical Ensemble of Istanbul (Mehmet Arif Erdebil, ney; Goksel Baktagir, qanun; Osman Yurdal Tekcan, ud; Selim Guler, kemence).

Power of the Powerless/Cui Jian. cp1998. World Beat WBR7789. One compact disc. Rock music from China. Performer and songwriter: Cui Jian.

Ragas Bihag, Durga and Basant. cp1998. Nimbus NI 5567. One compact disc. Historical and technical notes and notes on the performer (18 pp., ill., music). Hindustani classical vocal music. Performers: Padma Talwalkar, vocals ; Suresh Talwalkar, tabl a ; Pramod Dhundiraj Marathe, harmonium.

Rough Guide to Bhangra. cp2000. World Music Network RGNET 1054. One enhanced compact disc with HTML files containing information on bhangra excerpted from The Rough Guide to World Music. Program notes by DJ Ritu (16 pp., ill. (some col.)) inserted in container. Popular music primarily by Indian musicians living in Great Britain.

Rough Guide to the Music of Hawaii: Slide and Slack Key Surfacing Sounds. cp2000. World Music Network RGNET 1049. One compact disc. Compiled by Paul Fisher from previously released albums.

Sacred Music of Tibet. cp1997. Impetus IMP CD 19530. One compact disc. Traditional Tibetan Buddhist monastery chants and music. Performers: Pema, Thinley, Phurba, Tsewang, musicians; chanting and performing on dungchen, rgya gling, rolmo, etc.

Shakuhachi: The Art of Yokoyama Katsuya. cp1995. King Records KICC 5201. One compact disc. Program notes in Japanese and English by Tokumaru Yoshihiko and Tsukitani Tsuneko included in container. Shakuhachi music.

Smoking Cloves: The Bamboo Gamelan of Sanburni. cp1994[?]. Interra IN5728. One compact disc. Gamelan music from Indonesia. Performer: Gamelan Sanburni.

Spray of Flower. cp1989. Hugo HRP714-2. Chinese Wind Instrumental Music Series, Vol. 2. One compact disc. Program notes in Chinese by Shi Pu-Chang with English translation by Chan Hing-yan. Selections featuring popular Chinese wind instruments, inc luding suona, bili, and hulusi. Performers: Liu Ying, soloist; The Chinese Orchestra of The Shanghai Conservatory.

Spring, River, Flower, Moon, Night. cp1997. Asphodel 0974. One compact disc. Produced by Carl Stone and Mitzi Johnson. Program and biographical notes in English and Chinese on insert. Chinese solo pipa music. Performer: Min Hsiao-fen.

Steel Guitar Masters, 1928-1934. cp1989. Rounder CD 1052. One compact disc. Hawaiian guitar music. Includes songs in Hawaiian and English. Various performers.

Story of Arabic Song. cp2000. Hemisphere 5 24341 2. One compact disc. Biographical notes on the performers in English on container insert. Popular music of Egypt, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon. Various artists.

Sulawesi: Festivals, Funeral, and Work. cp1999. Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40445. Music of Indonesia Series, Vol. 18. One compact disc. Program notes in English by Philip Yampolsky and bibliography (32 pp., map). Vocal and instrumental music of the p eoples of Sulawesi, Indonesia. Various performers.

Syrie: Musique des Derviches Tourneurs de Damas. cp1999. Le Chant du Monde CMT 574 1123/24. Two compact discs. Historical, technical and descriptive notes by Jean During, Eric Geoffroy, and Julien Jalal Eddine Weiss in French and English bound in c ontainer. Sufi Music from Damascus, Syria. Performers: Hamza Shakkur, vocals ; Ensemble Al-Kindi.

Thailände: Danses. cp1994. Arion ARN 64284. One compact disc. Program notes (7 pp.) in French and English inserted. Folk songs and instrumental music from Thailand. Various native performers. [Thailande]

Tolling of Buddhist Temple. cp1990. Hugo HRP 729-2. Guangdong Music Series, Vol. 2. One compact disc. Program notes in Chinese by Yue Yan, with English translation by Chan Hing-yan. Folk instrumental music of southern Guangdong province, China.

Turkish Folk Songs and Instrumental Music. cp1988. King Records KICC 5102. One compact disc. Performers: Umit Tokcan, vocals ; Mehmet Ozbek, vocals/cura/darabukka; Alif Sag, baglama/kamanche/tar/darabukka/cura/mey/zurna/kaval.

Vietnam: Passions et Rêves. cp1994. France-Asie RN9411004. One compact disc. French translation of texts on container insert. Traditional music from Vietnam. [Reves]

Europe

Ballos Sardos, Vol. 1. cp1997. Taranta TA 015. One compact disc. Folk dance music from Sardinia, Italy.

The Big Squeeze: Masters of the Celtic Accordion. cp1988. Green Linnet GLCD 1093. One compact disc. Compiled from 11 previously issued Green Linnet albums. Irish accordion music. Various performers.

Chants et Danses Croates. cp1992. Quintana QUI 903071. One compact disc. Program notes in English, French, and German. Serbo-Croatian folk songs from Hungary.

Hongrie: Le Dernier Passage. cp1994. Ocora C 580031. One compact disc. Program notes (36 pp.) in French with English translation and texts of the vocal works with English and French translations. Traditional music from Hungary. Various performers.

Hongrie Musique Tzigane. Cp1994. HM Plus HMP 3903009. One compact disc. Booklet. Hungarian Gypsy Music. Performers: Sandor Lakatos et son Orchestre Tzigane.

Klezmer à la Russe. cp1996. Maison des Cultures du Monde W 260066. One compact disc. Translations of texts and program notes by Andreas Karpen in French and English inserted in container. Klezmer music and Yiddish songs from Russia.

La Musica de al-Andalus : La Muwassaha. cp1997. Almaviva DS 0123. One compact disc. Descriptive and analytical notes (45 pp.) in French, English, and Arabic. Music from Andalusia, Spain and Syria. Performers: Al Turath Ensemble; Muhammad Hamadiyih, conductor.

Romania. cp2001. Rounder 11661-1759-2. (The Alan Lomax Collection). One compact disc. Includes material previously released ca. 1960 on analog disc entitled The Folk Music of Romania (Columbia: KL5799). Various performers.

Rough Guide to Klezmer: Jewish Traditions, Shtetl Roots and New World Revival. cp2000. World Music Network RGNET 1047. One enhanced compact disc. Compiled by Simon Broughton. Various performers.

Rough Guide to the Music of Greece: Rembetika and Folk Songs of the Near East. cp2001. World Music Network RGNET 1066. One compact disc. Compilation from previosuly released recordings. Notes on music and performers in container insert. Folk and po pular music of Greece. Various performers.

Rough Guide to the Music of Italy. cp2000. World Music Network RGNET 1042. One compact disc. Compiled by Beppe Greppi from previously released albums. Folk music of Italy.

Rough Guide to the Music of Scandinavia. cp2000. World Music Network RGNET 1051. One compact disc. One booklet. Compiled by Phillip Page from previously released albums.

Rough Guide to the Music of Wales: Harps, Bards, and Gwerin Sounds. cp2000. World Music Network RGNET 1052. One compact disc. Compiled mostly from previously released albums.

Sweeney's Dream: Fiddle Tunes from County Sligo, Ireland. cp2001. Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40485. One compact disc. Irish fiddle music. Performers: Kevin Burke, fiddle; Alan Podber, guitar or mandolin; Hank Sapoznik, banjo or autoharp.

Vocal Music in Crete. cp2000. Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40437. One compact disc. Lyrics in Greek and English on container insert. Produced by Tullia Magrini. Folk music of Crete, Greece. Various performers.

Yugoslavia. cp2001. Rounder 1161-1746-2; 1161-1747-2. Two compact discs. (The Alan Lomax Collection). Includes material previously released in 1954 on analog disc entitled Yugoslavia, Columbia World Library of Folk & Primitive Music , vol. XIV (Columbia Records SL 217). Various performers.

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