Compiled by Mercedes Dujunco (New York University)
Editor's note: in order to aid searching, names and terms
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Complete National Anthems of the World. cp1998. Marco Polo
8.223386/223387/223388/223835/223836/223852. Six compact discs. Arranged and
conducted by Peter Breiner. Includes long and short versions of some anthems.
Performed by the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra.
cp2001. Trikont US-294. One compact disc. Rap music of Senegal, Gambia, and
Mali; sung in French and undetermined languages.
Ashkelon: Moroccan Mawal.
cp1998. Piranha CD-PIR 1260. One compact disc. Program notes and lyrics or
synopses of lyrics (8 pp.: ill.) inserted in container. Moroccan and
Judeo-Moroccan mawal and traditional songs in popular style, with ensemble of
both traditional and modern instruments. The songs arr. by the singer and Yossi
Fine. Performer:Emil Zrihan, vocal; with supporting instrumentalists.
Cameroun: Pygmées Bedzan de la plaine Tikar. cp2000. Maisons des Culture du Monde W 260095. One compact
disc. Technical and ethnographic notes by Nathalie Fernando and Fabrice
Marandola in French and English (19 pp.: ill.) in container. Pygmy music from
Cameroon. [ Pygmees ]
The Gift/Hassan Hakmoun.
cp2002. Triloka Records 7930185228-2. One compact disc. Trance music of the
Gnawa of Morocco modified with the instrumentation of the Arab world --
orchestral violins, oud, banjo, and dumbek. Performer: Hassan Hakmoun.
Gumboots: Rishile Gumboot Dancers of Soweto and Zenzi Mbuli. cp2000. RCA Victor 09026-63724-2. One compact disc.
Program notes including synopsis and personnel listings inserted in container.
Songs and music of South African miners.
cp2002. Astralwerks ASW 41019. One compact disc. Popular music from Mali.
Mauritius: Les Îles Créoles de l'Océan Indien. cp1998. Auvidis Ethnic YA 225716. One compact disc. Folk
music from Mauritius. Various performers. [ Iles
Creoles l'Ocean ]
cp2000. Pneuma PN-250. One compact disc. Commentary and musical notation, with
lyrics in Arabic with English, German and French translations laid in
container. Traditional Andalusian-Moroccan music. Performer: Ibn Báya Ensemble
(Eduardo Paniagua, medieval flutes; Luis Delgado, Andalusi lute; Gloria Lergo,
singer; Mohamed El Arabi Serghini, solo singer, alto viola, darbouka; Omar
Metioui, oud (Egyptian lute), Andalusi lute, alto viola, singer). [ Nuba Istihlal Baya ]
Timbila ta Venancio.
cp2001. Naxos World 76016-2. One compact disc. Program notes in English and
texts with English translations (14 pp.: ports.) inserted in container. Folk
songs and dance music of the Chopi of Mozambique. Performers: Venancio Mbande,
mbila (xylophone), composer; Tibila ta Venancio.
Stern's Music/Earthworks STEW 43CD. One compact disc. Program notes inserted in
container. Popular music from Kenya and the Congo (Democratic Republic).
Performing group: Orchestra Virunga.
The World of Gnawa.
cp2001. Rounder 82161-5080-2. Two compact discs. Program notes in English, and
English translations of Arabic texts (38 pp.) inserted in container. Folk music
from Morocco. Native Gnawa musicians.
Antología del Tango de Rioplatense: Desde sus Comienzos
hasta 1920 . cp2002. Instituto Nacional de
Musicologia "Carlos Vega". Two enhanced compact discs. Program notes
and texts inserted in container. Tangos from the Rio de la Plata region of
Argentina and Uruguay. Various performers. [
Black Religious Music: In Chronological Order, 1930-1956. cp1999. Document Records DOCD-5639. One compact disc.
Gospel music and evangelistic sermons. Last two selections are live recordings
of Baptist church services made by ethnomusicologist Herbert Pepper.
Performers: Lightfoot Michaux, The Lacey Family, and Kings of Harmony.
Dallas Sky Drag: Piano Blues, Rags & Stomps, Classic
Recordings from the Early 1920s & 30s.
cp2000. Yazoo 2054. One compact disc. Program notes and historical notes about
performers on container. Produced by Francis Wilford-Smith. Blues piano music.
Dreaming the Blues: The Best of Charlie Spand, Classic
Recordings from the 1920s. cp2002.
Yazoo 2062. One compact disc. Biographical and program notes in container.
Blues piano music. Performers: Charlie Spand, piano, vocals; in part with Blind
En Vivo!: En Piedras Negras, Coah. Cp2001. Arhoolie 9023. One compact disc. Norteño music from
Mexico. Performing group: Los Alacranes de Durango (Eusevio Gallegos,
accordion, vocals; Arriola Memo, 12-string bass guitar; J. Raul Torres, double
bass). [ Norteno ]
Far from the Shamrock Shore. cp2002. Shanachie 78050. One compact disc. Popular and
traditional songs depicting the experience of early Irish immigrants in the
United States. Performers: Mick Maloney, vocals, tenor banjo, mandolin, guitar;
with assisting musicians.
In the Sky I am Walking: Songs of the Native Americans. cp1998. Mode 068. One compact disc. Program notes in
English with French and German translations, text of the 10th work, and text of
the 11th work with French and German translations (24 pp.) inserted in
container. Songs of various North and South American Indians (1st-9th
works) and music based on melodies and/or texts of the American Indians
(Chippewa, Pawnee, Nootka, Teton Sioux, Ayacucho, Aztec). Performing group:
Voxnova (Valerie Chouaniere, soprano; Isabelle Soccoja, mezzo soprano; Thierry
Foure, tenor; Nicholas Isherwood, bass baritone).
Isles of Golden Dream: Music of Hawaii. cp1998. Harlequin HQ 112. One compact disc. Songs and
music from Hawaii. Various performers.
Juke Joint Saturday Night:
Piano Blues, Rags & Stomps, Classic Recordings from the Early 1920s
& 30s. cp2000. Yazoo 2053. One compact disc. Biographical notes by Bob
Hall laid in container. Produced by Francis Wilford-Smith. Blues and
boogie-woogie piano music. Various performers.
cp2001. Ark 21 Records 186 850 035 2. One compact disc. A compilation of
calypso, soca, rapso, and ragga-soca music from Trinidad and Tobago. Selections
originally released between 1994 and 2000. Various artists.
Sangre de un Don: Herencia Afro-Peruana. cp2000. Times Square Records TSOD 9013. One compact disc.
Notes by Dan Rosenberg in English, French and Spanish (19 pp.) inserted in
container. Black popular, folk, and dance music from Peru. Performing group:
Peru Negro (Jorge Velasquez, guitar; Juan Castro, bass; Ronny Campos, William
Vicario, Oscar Brunce, percussion; Monica Duenas, Elina del Rio, vocals).
There is No Eye: Music for Photographs/Recordings of
Musicians Photographed by John Cohen.
cp2001. Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40091. One compact disc. Companion CD to
John Cohen's There is No Eye (New York: Powerhouse Books, 2001). Some
selections previously released. Program notes by Joel Cohen (32 pp.: ill.)
inserted in container. Principally roots music (including gospel, blues,
bluegrass, and traditional folk songs and ballads) from the United States;
track 9 is a recording of a Scottish ballad; track 22 is a recording of
traditional Peruvian folk music.
Tree of Life/Arbol de la Vida. cp1999. Narada 72438-49798-2-9. One compact disc. Program
notes in English on container insert. Folk music from Mexico. Performer: Lila
Downs, with musical accompaniment.
Le Chant de Sanaa.
cp2001. Institut du Monde Arabe 321029. One compact disc. Program notes in
French with English translations and song texts in French and English
translations (12 pp.) in container. Vocal music from Yemen. Performers: Hasan
al-Ajami, vocals, qanbus; Ahmed Ushaysh, vocals, sah mimiyeh.
Dust to Gold.
cp1999. Narada 72438-49178-2-1. One compact disc. English translations of texts
inserted in container. Sufi music from Pakistan. Performers: Nusrat Fateh Ali
Khan, lead vocals; with accompanying musicians.
Naive NV36911. One compact disc. Program booklet includes lyrics in French and
English translations. Rai music from Algeria. Performer: Kadda Cherif Hadria,
vocals; with assisting musicians.
cp2001. Biswas Records BIS 221. One compact disc. Hindustani vocal music.
Performers: Shweta Jhaveri, vocals; Samar Saha, tabla; and accompanying
Mohammed Reza Shadjarian, Vol. 1: Bidad, Homayun. cp1996. Al Sur ALCD 191. One compact disc. Program notes
in French with English translation (20 pp.) in container. Persian vocal music.
Performer: Mohammad Reza Shadjarian, vocals, with instrumental accompaniment.
Mohammed Reza Shadjarian, Vol. 2: Dashti. cp1996. Al Sur ALCD 192. One compact disc. Program notes in
French with English translation (16 pp.: ill.) in container. Persian vocal
music. Performers: Mohammad Reza Shadjarian, vocals; Payvar Ensemble; Faramarz
Mohammed Reza Shadjarian, Vol. 3. Mahur. cp1996. Al Sur ALCD 193. One compact disc. Program notes in
French and Arabic with English translation (12 pp.) in container. Persian vocal
music. Performers: Mohammad Reza Shadjarian, vocals; Mohammad Moussavi,
ney;Parviz Meshkatian, setar.
Two Tenors and Qantara: Historic Live Concert of Arabic
Masters. cp2000. Ark21 Records 186 850 014
2. One compact disc. Program notes with lyrics in English and Arabic (12 pp.)
inserted in container. Arab instrumental and vocal music. Performers: Wadi
Al-Safi, Sabah Fakhri, vocals; acc. by Simon Shaheen & Qantara.
Virtuoso from Afghanistan.
cp2002. Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40439. Program notes (17 pp.: map., ill.,
ports.) in container. Traditional instrumental music from Afghanistan.
Performers: Mohammed Omar, rabab; Zakir Hussein, tabla.
Alchemy/The Tannehill Weavers. cp2000. Green Linnet GLCD 1210. One compact disc. Lyrics,
glossary and notes on insert. Folk music from Scotland. Performers: The
Tannahill Weavers (Roy Gullane, guitar, vocals; Phil Smillie, flute, whistles,
vocals; John Martin, fiddle, viola, cello, mandolin, vocals; Les Wilson,
bouzouki, guitar, keyboards, vocals; Duncan J. Nicholson, highland bagpipes,
Scottish small pipes, whistles).
The Barley Corn/The Johnstons. cp2000. Castle Music CMAR 643. One compact disc. Irish
traditional music, sung in English or Gaelic. Previously released in 1968 (The
Johnstons) and 1969 (The Barley Corn) by Transatlantic Records. Performers: The
Johnstons (Adrienne Johnston, Luci Johnston, vocals; Mick Moloney, guitars,
banjo, mandolin, vocals; Paul Brady, guitars, fiddle, mandolin, vocals).
Shanachie 78048. One compact disc. Traditional Irish music, primarily
instrumental. Performing group: Bohola (Jimmy Keane, accordion; Sean Cleland,
fiddle; Pat Broaders, dordan, bouzouki, vocals).
Fado em Mim.
cp2001. Times Square Records TSOD 9026. One compact disc. Fados (vocal music)
from Portugal. Performer: Mariza, vocals; with musical accompaniment.
Flamenco on Fire.
cp2001. Legacy International CD 465. One compact disc. Program notes in
container insert. Flamenco music. Performer: Sabicas, guitar; with ensemble.
Italie: Musiques Populaires Dáujourdhui. cp2000[?]. Buda Records 92702-2. One compact disc. Program
notes in French, English and Italian (31 pp.) inserted in container.
Traditional regional music from Italy. Various performers. [ Daujourdhui ]
cp2001. Dunya FY 8036. One compact disc. Popular instrumental music from Italy.
Performing group: Antonello Paliotti Trio (Antonello Paliotti, guitar,
percussion; Mauro Squillante, mandolin, mandoloncello, percussion; Leonardo
Massa, violoncello, mandoloncello, percussion); Maddalena Abbate, castanets.