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Current Discography, Vol. 46, No. 2 (Spring/Summer 2002)
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Compiled by Mercedes Dujunco (New York University)

General | Africa | Americas | Asia & Oceania | Europe

General

Ska United: A Global Ska Sampler. cp1998. Moon Ska Records B 0007. One compact disc. Compilation of modern ska from around the world. Various artists.

Under the Moroccan Sky: Fes Festival of World Sacred Music, Volume 3. cp2001. Sounds True STA MM0122. One compact disc. Program notes on container insert. Musical traditions of the three biblical religions. Featuring performers from Algeria, France, India, Senegal, Morocco, Iran, Kurdistan, Spain, Egypt, and the United Kingdom.

Africa

African Heartbeat: The Essential African Music Collection. cp1998. Shanachie 6115. Four compact discs. Compiled by Randall Grass. Program notes on container insert. Folk songs and dance music of Africa. Various performers.

African Lullaby. cp1999. Ellipsis Arts CD 4240. One compact disc. Program notes in English and original lyrics with English translations (20 pp.) inserted in container. Traditional and newly-composed lullabies from the Ivory Coast, Mali, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Guinea, Kenya, Nigeria, Zambia, and South Africa. Various performers.

Angola 72: Soulful Music from Angola’s Greatest Legend. cp1997. Tinder 42846642. One compact disc. Popular music from Angola. Performers: Barcelo de Carvalho (Bonga), vocals, tumba, dikanza; H. Bettencourt Santos, viola solo & bass; M. Rui, kissange & viola.

Astrakan Café. cp2000. ECM 1718. One compact disc. Program notes inserted in container. Oud lute music from Tunisia. Performers: Anouar Brahem Trio (Anouar Brahem, oud; Barbaros Erkose, clarinet; Lassad Hosni, bendir, darbouka). [ Cafe ]

Baloba! cp1998. Stern’s Africa STCD 1082. One compact disc. Insert includes French and English translations. Arranged and produced by Boncana Maiga. Popular music from Senegal. Various performers.

Le Chaabi des Grands Maîtres. cp2000. Institut du Monde Arabe 321030. One compact disc. Program notes (12 pp.) in French and English by Djamel Lounis and Rabah Mezouane inserted in container. Algerian popular music. Performers: Amar El Achab, vocals, mandola; Mustapha Yacoub, piano; Hocine Soudani, derbouka; Merzak Boudjelouah, tar; Yahia, banjo; Reda Djillali, guitar; Mohamed Mokhtari, violin. [ Maitres ]

Chants des Aures, Algerie. cp1999. Institut du Monde Arabe 321024. One compact disc. Program notes in French with English translation and partial texts of the vocal works in French and English translations (12 pp: ports.) in container. Folk dances and songs of the Chaouia (Berber people) of Algeria. Performers: Ali El Khencheli, voice, percussion; Sahraoui and/or Slimane, gasba.

Chants Sacrés du Sahara. cp2000. Institut du Monde Arabe 321034. One compact disc. Historical and descriptive notes by Abderrahmane Moussaoui and texts with translations in French and English (24 pp.) inserted in container. Ahallil music from Gourara, in southwestern Algeria. Performer: Ahallil de Gourara; Foulani Mohamed, director. [ Sacres ]

La Clef de Grenade. cp2001. Institut du Monde Arabe 321038. One compact disc. Notes in French and English by Frederic Deval on container insert. Oud music from Morocco. Performers: Said Chraibi, oud; with Jamal Rioui, percussion.

Divas of Mali: Great Vocal Performances from a Fabled Land. cp1996. Shanachie 64078. One compact disc. Selections previously released on various labels and in various formats. Notes by Brooke Wentz (3 pp.) inserted in container. Mostly popular songs from Mali sung by female singers. Various performers.

Fuji Dub. cp1997. Triple Earth TRECD 116. One compact disc. Remixed Nigerian folk music. Material taken from the album Fuji Time (Agogo Records). Various performers.

Gnawa de Mostaganem: Rituels de la Layla et du Moussem. cp2000. Iris Musique 3001 839. One compact disc. Notes in French and English by Henri Lecomte and texts with French and English translations (10 pp.) in container insert. Sufi music performed by Gnawa musicians from Mostaganem, Algeria.

Guitar Music from Africa. cp1996. Art Music AM001. One compact disc. Performer: Avril Kinsey, guitar.

Kesse Kesse. cp1997. Indigo LBLC 2541. One compact disc. Popular music from Zaire. Performers: Antoine Moundanda, vocals, likembe; with Likembe Geant.

Made in Medina. cp2001. Barclay 186 850 018 2. One compact disc. Lyrics included in container insert. Popular music from Algeria. Sung in Arabic and French. Performer: Rachid Taha with accompanying musicians.

Master of the Kabylian Chaabi/Lounes Kheloui. cp2000. Long Distance 3060982. One compact disc. Algerian popular music. Performers: Lounes Kheloui, voice, mandole; M. Mokhtari, M. Adlani, violin; R. Belil, banjo ; M. Kerrouche, guitar; Hicham, piano; R. Ouguebi, oud; M. Hamdad, tar; F. Maden, percussion; Rosa, voice.

Music From Uganda. 1: Traditional. cp1996. Caprice CAP21495. One compact disc. Historical, ethnological and program notes (22 pp.: ports.) with English translation of texts in container insert. Various performers.

Music of North Africa. cp1997. Yazoo 7011. One compact disc. Remastered directly from original 78s by Richard Nevins. Program notes inserted in container. Folk music from North Africa. Various performers.

Nwahulwana/Wazimbo and Orchestra Marrabenta Star de Mozambique. cp2001. Piranha CD-PIR1572. One compact disc (Track 7 a video). Program notes in English (8 pp.: ports) in container. Popular music from Mozambique. Performers: Wazimbo, vocals ; Orchestra Marrabenta Star de Mozambique.

Pretaluz/Black Light. cp1998. Luaka Bop 9 46481-2. One compact disc. Program notes with lyrics in English in container insert. Principally popular songs from Angola, with song on Track 3 a Kimbundu folk song. Performer: Waldemar Bastos, guitar, vocals; with vocal accomp.

Real Nubian. cp2001. Piranha PIR1575. One compact disc. Program notes inserted in container. Popular Egyptian songs. Performers: Ali Hassan Kuban, vocals, with assisting musicians.

Rough Guide to Franco: Africa’s Legendary Guitar Maestro. cp2001. World Music Network RGNET 1071. One compact disc. Program notes by Graeme Ewens ([16] pp.: col. ill.) in booklet. Compiled by Graeme Ewens & Phil Stanton. Popular music from Zaire.

Rough Guide to West African Music. cp1995. World Music Network RGNET 1002. One compact disc. Specially compiled to accompany book of the same title. Notes in booklet insert (23 pp.). Various performers.

The Rumba Giant of Zaire/Franco. cp2000. Manteca MANTCD 013. One compact disc. Program notes by Jon Lusk (1 leaf : ill. ; 24 x 25 cm. Folded to 12 x 12 cm.) inserted in container. All selections previously released. Sokous music from Zaire.

Saha Koyo/Hamid el Gnawi. cp1999. Erato Disques 3984-29055-2. One compact disc. Lyrics on container insert in Arabic, French and English; program notes on container insert in English, French and German. Folk music from Morocco. Performers: Hamid Faraji (lead vocal, gembri, additional qraqeb), Issam-Issam (rhodes, organ, programmations, congas), Seddiq Bassouda (backing vocals, claps, qraqeb), Aziz Mejdoubi (back-up vocals, claps, qraqeb).

Sunday Morning: PalmWine Music. cp2001 [?]. Buda Records 1979352. One compact disc. English and French translations of texts inserted in container. Popular music from Ghana. Performers: Kwabena Nyama, voice, guitar; Kofi Poku, Kofi Annor, pempensoa, voice; Agyemang Duah, bottle, voice; Addas Seni, kunku, voice.

Swinga Swinga. cp1996. Piranha PIR-CD1040. Biographical notes in English and French inserted. Popular music from Angola. Performers: Bonga, lead vocals, dikaza, afoxe, conga, apito; Costa Neto, guitar, vocals; Tiao, guitar, cavaquinho, vocals; Bruce Grant, saxophones, flute; Fusica, keyboards; Alfredo, bass, vocals ; Haraldo, congas, pandeiro, caxixi, apito, triangle; Keixada, tambourine, pandeireta, maracas, vocals; Freddy, drums.

Tarabu: Music from the Swahili of Kenia. cp1996. Haus der Kulturen der Welt SM 1520-2. One compact disc. Program notes and texts in English and German (28 pp.: ill., ports.) inserted in container. Popular music from Kenya. Performer: Malika (Asha Abdo Suleiman), vocals, with vocal and instrumental ensemble.

Township Jazz ‘n’ Jive: 18 South African Urban Swing Classics from the Jivin’ ‘50s. cp1997. Music Club 50041. One compact disc. Various performers.

Voices of Africa. cp19978. Earth 21.001-2 to 21.014-2. Fourteen compact discs. Folk music, popular music, and jazz from Congo, Senegal, Guinea, South Africa, West Africa, and Ghana. Bracelets are inserted in many of the containers. Various performers.

Americas

American Roots Music. cp2001. Palm CD2075-2. Four compact discs. One booklet (56 pp., ill). Soundtrack to the television documentary series of the same name. Includes previously unreleased selections of country, blues, gospel, Cajun, zydeco, Tejano, and Native American musics. Various performers.

The Ayacucho Region. cp2001. Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD40449. Traditional Music of Peru Series, vol. 6. One compact disc. Notes by Maria Eugenia Ulfe in Spanish, with English translation, and Quechan vocal texts with English and Spanish translations (29 pp., ill., map) in container insert. Twenty-seven field recordings of folk songs from the Andean region of Ayacucho. Series compiled and edited by Raul R. Romero.

Brasil 2Mil: The Soul of Bass-o-nova. cp1999. Six Degrees Records 657036 1017-2. One compact disc. Brazilian music combining electronic beats with traditional rhythms. Various performers.

Camarao Plays Forro: Dance Music from Northeastern Brazil. cp1998. Nimbus NI5543. One compact disc. Biographical and program notes by Ricardo Canzio in English and lyrics in Portuguese with English translations inserted in container. Popular vocal and instrumental music from the northeastern part of Brazil. Performers: Reginaldo Alves Ferreira "Camarao", accordion (sanfona) (tracks 1-4, 7-11, 14-20); Arlindo dos Oito Baizos, button accordion (sanfona oito baixos) (tracks 5-6, 12-13); Joana Angelica and Leo, vocals; Quartinha, bass drum (zabumba); Zeca Preto, triangle; Menininho, cow bells (agogo); Paulo Guimaraes, guitars.

Caribbean Voyage. Nevis & St. Kitts: Tea Meetings, Christmas Sports, & the Moonlight Night. cp2002. Rounder CD 1731. (The Alan Lomax Collection). One compact disc. Recorded by Alan Lomax in collaboration with Roger Abrahams, Ph.D., assisted by Antoinette Marchand. Remastered to 24-bit digital from the original field recordings. All recordings previously unreleased. Musical traditions of the Lower Antilles and Eastern Caribbean.

Colombie: Le Rois du Son Palenquero. cp 2000 [?]. Buda Records 1979312. One compact disc. Historical and descriptive notes in French, English and Spanish (35 pp.) inserted in container. Folk and popular music from Palenque, Colombia. Performers: Sexteto Tabala (Rafael Cassiani Cassiani, vocals, clave; Cayetano Blanco, bongos, vocals; Manuel Valdez, tambour; Jose Valdez, vocals, guiro; Bartolome Canate, maracas; Emiliano Herrera, marimbula; Paulino Salgado "Batata", marimbula (track 12); Stevenson Padilla, guiro).

Deep Ska: 80 Original Ska Classics. cp1999. Proper Records P1113-P1116. Four compact discs. Program notes (23 pp.) inserted in container. Digital remaster of selections originally released during the 1960s. Popular music from Jamaica. Various artists.

From Where I Stand: The Black Experience in Country Music. cp1998. Warner Bros. Records 9 46428-2. Three compact discs. One booklet (56 pp.: ill.) containing program and biographical notes. Previously released material featuring country music performed by African Americans. Various artists.

Grounation: The Indomitable Spirit of Rastafari. cp1999. Music Collection International 50108. One compact disc. Reggae music from Jamaica. Various artists.

Haitian Voodoo. cp1996. Sounds of the World SOW90171. One compac disc. Notes (6 pp.: col. ill.) in container. Folk music from Haiti. Performers: Jaques Fortere, Raoul Joseph, Sylomene Fevrier, lead vocals; Raymonde Leonard, Violet Piquot, Marie Myca, Saul Fortere, chorus; Julmis Pierre, Benoit Theophile, Luthan Dorceus, Jean Emile Occeus, percussion; Joseph Lafontant, Samuel Cineus, drums.

The Lima Highlands. cp2001. Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40450. Traditional Music of Peru Series, vol. 7. One compact disc. Notes by Manuel Raez in Spanish, with English translation (25 pp., ill., map) in container insert. Twenty-five field recordings of folk dances and songs from the Lima Highlands featuring traditional Peruvian instruments. Series compiled and edited by Raul R. Romero.

The Long Road to Freedom: An Anthology of Black Music. cp2001. Buddha Records 74465997562. Five compact discs. One book (138pp., ill.). One videodisc. African-American music. Accompanying text principally by Mari Evans and Harry Belafonte. Bonus DVD features biographies of key participants and musicians, web site links, a message from the National Underground Railroad Freedom, etc. Various performers.

Mama’s Hand: Bluegrass and Mountain Songs About Mother. cp2002. Rounder CD 0507. One compact disc. Bluegrass, old time, mountain and country music with themes of mother and motherhood. Various performers.

Musica Tambora: Las Primeras Graciones de la Musica de Tambora. cp2001. Arhoolie CD 7048. One compact disc. Program notes (18 pp.) in container. Popular music from Mexico. Various performers.

New York City: Global Beat of the Boroughs. cp2001. Smithsonian Folkways SW 40493. Two compact discs. Music from New York City’s ethnic and immigrant communities. Produced by the Center for Traditional Music and Dance. Compiled by Ray Allen, Ethel Raim, and Tom Van Buren. Various performers.

Rough Guide to Salsa. cp1997. World Music Network RGNET 1017. One compact disc. Salsa music. Various artists.

Rough Guide to Tex-Mex. cp1999. World Music Network RGNET 1037. One compact disc. One booklet. Compilation from previously released albums. Compiled by Phil Stanton. Accordion-led music from the borderlands of Texas and Mexico. Various performers.

Songs for Political Action: Folk Music, Topical Songs, and the American Left, 1926-1953. cp1996. Bear Family Records BCD 15720. Ten compact discs. Protest songs. Various performers.

Traveling Through the Jungle: Fife and Drum Band Music from the Deep South. cp1995. Testament Records TCD 5017. One compact disc. Program notes by David Evans. African-American fife and drum bands with various vocalists.

Trovadores de la Frontera. cp2001. Arhoolie CD 9024. One compact disc. Commentary, transcriptions and translations by James Nicolopulos (36 pp.) in container. Norteño music, principally corridos. Performers: Los Pinguinos del Norte (Ruben Castillo Juarez, accordion, voice; Antonio Perez Rodriguea, bajo sexto, voice; Jose Rodriguez de la Cruz, tolaloche). [ Norteno ]

True Bluegrass: Over 60 Minutes of Classic Bluegrass. cp2002. Rounder CD 11615. One compact disc. Bluegrass music. Performers: Tasty Licks; Boone Creek; Ted Lundy & the Southern Mountain Boys; Joe Val & the New England Bluegrass Boys; Butch Robins; Vern Williams; Bluegrass Cardinals; etc.

Uruguay: Tambores del Candombe. cp1999. Buda Musique 92745-2. One compact disc. Program notes in Spanish with French and English translations (27 pp.: ports.) in container. Traditional Candombe drum music from Uruguay. Various performers.

The Very First Mariachi Recordings, 1908-1909. cp1998. Arhoolie CD-7036. One compact disc. Historical and descriptive notes in English, and song texts in Spanish and English (35 pp.) inserted in container. Mariachi music from Mexico.

Asia and Oceania

Art of the Indian Dilruba. cp1997. ARC Music EUCD 1426. One compact disc. Program notes in English and German. Hindustani music. Performers: Baluji Shrivastav, dilruba, tanpura, swarmandal ; Benjamin Shrivastav Shanson, tanpura ; Partho Mukherjee, tablas.

Bhangra Beatz. cp2000. Naxos 76012-2. One compact disc. Notes (7 pp.). Popular music of Pakistan and India based on bhangra, the traditional folk music and dance of Punjab. Compiled from material originally issued by Kiss Records in 1993, 1996-7 and 1999.

Bhangra Fever. cp1997. Castle Communications PDS CD 548. Two compact discs. Popular music primarily by Indian musicians living in Great Britain. Sung in Punjabi or Hindi. Various performers.

Bosavi: Rainforest Music from Papua New Guinea. cp 2001. Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40487. Three compact discs. One booklet (80 pp. : ill.) by Steven Feld. Guitar bands of the 1990s, sounds and songs of everyday life, ritual, and ceremony of the Bosavi of Papua New Guinea. Various performers.

Caravan Serai. cp2000. Network Meridien 36.990. One compact disc. Turkish classical music. Performer: Istanbul Oriental Ensemble directed by Burhan Ocal.

Debashish Bhattacharya: Hindustani Slide Guitar. cp2000. India Archive Music IAM CD1042. Hindustani music. Performers: Debashish Bhattacharya, Hindustani slide guitar ; Subhashish Bhattacharya, tabla ; and other musicians.

Duo de Ud. cp1998. Auvidis B6874. One compact disc. Biographical and descriptive notes in French and English by Simon Jargy (11 pp.) inserted in container. Oud music from Iraq. Performers: Munir and Omar Bashir, oud.

The Empty Bowl. cp1999. Sparkling Beatnik Records SBR 0010. One compact disc. Program notes in container. Shakuhachi music from Japan. Performer: Ronnie Nyogetsu Seldin.

Gobi. cp1998. Dunya Records 21750 8005 2. One compact disc. Traditional Mongolian songs and works by Mongolian composers. Performer: Egshiglen (performing group).

Les Grandes Voix du Passé (1940-1965). cp1999. Ocora C560142. One compact disc. Program notes by Jean During in English, French, and German (40 pp.) inserted in container. Uzbek folk songs with various accompaniment. Performers: Akmal-khan, Baba-khan Subhanov, Jura-khan Sultanov, Mamur-jan Uzaqov, Hadiye Yusupova, Rasul Qari Mamadaliev, and Zaynab Palvanova. [ Passe ]

Kyoto Spirit. cp1999. Sparkling Beatnik Records SBR 0007. One compact disc. Program notes in container. Shakuhachi music from Japan. Performer: Yoshio Kurahashi.

Les Garos de la Forêt de Madhupur. cp1994. Ocora/Radio France C580054. One compact disc. Previously issued as analog disc in 1982 (Ocora 558599); CD contains one additional selection. Ethnological, technical, and descriptive notes in French by Ricardo Canzio, with English and German translations by Priscilla Ellis and Claude Lesslauer (24 pp., ill.) in container insert. Traditional dance, and religious music from festivals, healing ceremonies, and everyday life of the Garo people of Bangladesh. [ Foret ]

Inde: Dhrupad de Darbhanga. cp2000. VDE-Gallo CD-1006. One compact disc. Program notes (23 pp.) by Peter Pannke in container insert. Hindustani vocal music. Performers: Ramkumar Mallik, Premkumar Mallik, Bidur Mallik, Ramji Upadhyaya, and Vinod Mishra.

Kirghizes et Kazakhs: Maîtres du Komuz et du Dombra. cp1997. Ocora/Radio France C560121. One compact disc. Historical, technical and biographical notes in French by Jean During, with English translation (28 pp.) in container insert. Music for dombra and komuz (lutes) of the Kyrgyz and the Kazakhs. [ Maitres ]

Kushal Das, Sitar. cp2000. Ocora/Radio France C560154. One compact disc. Program notes (32 pp.) in French with English and German translations. Hindustani music. Performers: Kushal Das, sitar; Abhijit Banerjee, tabla ; Sudipta Remy, tampura.

Live in Madras: N. Ramani. cp2001. Dunya Records 21750 8033 2. One compact disc. Program notes in container. Flute music in Carnatic style. Performers: N. Ramani, flute ; R. Pitchumani Iyer, veena ; Sikkil Bhaskaran, violin ; Thiruvarur Bakthavatsalam mridangam; T.H. Vinayakram, ghatam ; G. Hari Shankar, kanjira.

Lost in Qawwali. cp1999. Triloka Records TR8049-2. One compact disc. Sufi music from Pakistan. Performer: Badar Ali Khan, with additional vocals.

Lost in Qawwali II. cp1999. Triloka Records TR8055-2. One compact disc. Sufi music from Pakistan. Performer: Badar Ali Khan, with additional vocals.

Mandolin Magic. cp2001. Dunya Records 21750 8032 2. One compact disc. Program notes in container. Mandolin music in Carnatic style. Performers: U. Srinivas, mandolin ; A. Kanyakumari, violin ; Thiruvarur Bhakthavatsalam, mridangam ; T.H. Vinayakram, ghatam.

Mi hu/String Glamour:Erhu. cp1998. Wind Records SMCD-1010. One compact disc. Program notes in Chinese with English translation (24 pp.:ill.) inserted in container. Erhu music. Performers: Yu Hong-mei, erhu, accompanied by Zhao Yang-qin on the yangqin.

Moonlight in Vietnam. cp1997. Rounder HSR 0005. One compact disc. Program notes in container. Folk music of Vietnam. Performer: Khac Chi Ensemble.

Musique de Unayzah, Ancienne Cité du Najd. Cp1999. Maison des Cultures du Monde W260087. One compact disc. Program notes include texts with English and French translations. Secular chants with percussion from Saudi Arabia. Various performers. [ Cite ]

Padam: Le Chant de Tanjore. cp2000. Ocora/Radio France C560152. One compact disc. Program notes in French with English and German translations (40 pp.) in container insert. Carnatic vocal and instrumental selections from Thanjavur, India. Performers: Aruna Sairam, vocals ; Durai Swaminathan, violin ; K. Arun Prakash, mridangam ; Udupi S. Sreedhar, ghatam; Shakuntala, tampura.

Pakistan/Sindh: Sindhi Soul Session. cp1999. World Network WDR 32.378. One compact disc. Program notes in English, French and German by Peter Pannke (16 pp., ill.). Instrumental and vocal music from Sindh, Pakistan. Various performers.

Raga Ahiri. cp2001. India Archive Music IAM CD1044. One compact disc. Hindustani music. Performers: Tejendra Narayan Majumdar, sarod ; Tanmoy Bose, tabla.

Raga Surdasi Malhar. cp2000. Navras NRCD 0131. One compact disc. Program notes in container insert. Hindustani music. Performers: Nikhil Banerjee, sitar ; Abhijit Banerjee, tabla.

Shough. cp1998. Caltex Records CD2327. One compact disc. Persian folk music. Performers: Hafezi, tar; with orchestra.

Shouredeh. cp1998. Caltex Records CD2328. One compact disc. Persian folk music. Performers: Assadollah Malek, violin ; Jahanger Malek, tounbak (percussion).

Slidin’ on the Frets: The Hawaiian Guitar Phenomenon. cp2000. Yazoo 2056. One compact disc. Remastered directly from original 78s by Richard Nevins. Program notes by Robert Armstrong on insert. Hawaiian guitar music from 1920-1940. Various artists.

Song of the Ney. cp2000. Nimbus NI 7060/1. Two compact discs. Originally released 1993 and 1995. Biographical and program notes by Hossein 'Omoumi, in English translation, and English translations of some vocal texts (14 pp.) inserted in container. Persian classical music. Performers: Hossein 'Omoumi, ney; Madjid Khaladj, tombak and daf; Sima Bina, vocals; Madjid Derakhshani, tar.

Spirit of Melanesia. cp1998. Saydisc CD-SDL 418. One compact disc. Program notes by David Fanshawe and notes on the ethnographer (23 pp.: ports.) inserted in container. Traditional music from Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, and Papua New Guinea. Various performers.

The Sultan of All Munshidin. cp2000. Long Distance 3060972. Two compact discs. Program notes and texts in French and English on container insert. Sufi chants and Islamic music from Egypt. Performers: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Tuni, vocals; Atta Mohammed Ali, kamanga; Rachiki Rhamis Rachidi, reqq; Salah Sharawu Abdel Sayyed, vocals; Nasser Abdel Hamid Ahmad, tabla; Abdel Rahuf Ibrahim Ahmad, naqrazan; Sayyed Abdel Zaher, 'ud; Mustafa Abdel Adi, qawwal.

Uzbekistan: A Haunting Voice. cp1997. World Network WDR 28.297. One compact disc. Program notes by Razia Sultanova in English with French and German translations and song texts in English, French, and German translations (20 pp.: ports.) in container. Traditional music of Fergana Valley in Uzbekistan. Performers: Munadjat Yultchieva, vocals; Ensemble Shavkat Mirzaev (Shavkat Mirzaev, rubab, musical director; Shurat Razzakov, dutar, tanbur; Ahmadan Dadaev, gidjak); with other musicians.

Europe

Aragon & Valencia. cp2002. Rounder 82161-1762-2. (The Alan Lomax Collection). One compact disc. Program notes by Luis Bajen Garcia, Mario Gros Herrero, Judith R. Cohen, and texts with English translations and references (36 pp.: ill.) inserted in container. Folk music from Aragon and Valencia, Spain. Various performers.

Bosnie: Chants Soufis de Sarajevo. cp1998. VDE CD-927. One compact disc. Program notes in French and English (35 p.: ports.) on container insert. Sufi music from Bosnia and Hercegovina. Performer: Nesidu-l-Huda.

Chanukkah. cp1998. Oreade ORW 58652. One compact disc. Program notes inserted in container. Klezmer vocal and instrumental music. Performer: Ot Azoj Klezmerband.

Drumovi. cp1997. Bison BP110857. One compact disc. Program notes and lyrics in English translation (12 pp.). Bosnian-American folk pop music laced with traditional Balkan singing. Performers: Zabe i Babe with the Ansambl Teodosijevski.

Latcho Drom. cp1993. Caroline CAROL 1776-2. One compact disc. Music from motion picture soundtrack featuring the Gypsy musicians of India, Egypt, Turkey, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, France and Spain. Various performers.

Galicia. cp2001. Rounder 82161-1761-2. (The Alan Lomax Collection). One compact disc. Program notes by Judith R. Cohen and Luis Costa, and texts with English translations and references (36 pp.: ill.) inserted in container. Folk music from Galicia, Spain. Various performers.

Rough Guide to Music of the Gypsies. cp1999. World Music Network RGNET 1034. One compact disc. Contains previously released material. Compiled by Phil Stanton. Notes in booklet insert. Romani music. Various performers.

Sevillanas: Cosa de Dos. cp1999. L’empreinte digitale ED 13108. One compact disc. Historical notes in French and English and song texts in Spanish (11 pp.) inserted in container. Folk music from Andalusia, Spain. Performers: Los Giradillos, vocals; Juan Carmona, guitar; with Niño de Pura, guitar; Manolito Soler, percussion. [ Nino ]

Soledad Sonora. cp1998. Auvidis B 6873. One compact disc. Biographical and descriptive notes in French, English and Spanish, and song texts with French translations (31 pp.) inserted in container. Flamenco music from Spain. Performers: Inés Bacán, vocals; Moraito, guitar; accompanying musicians. [ Ines Bacan ]

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