Compiled by John Vallier (UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive)
Editor's note: in order to aid searching, names and terms
that have been coded to display diacriticals have been appended to the entry in
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General | Africa | Americas | Asia and Oceania | Europe
cp2001. ARC Music Productions. EUCD 1660. Compact disc. Global jazz-fusion.
Performed by Trilok Gurtu, Re-Orient, Atzilut, Nour-Eddine, Ravi, Hossam Ramzy,
Jason Carter, Oliver Shanti, Sirocco, Hariprasad Chaurasia, Larry Coryell, and
Love Songs of the World.
cp2002. ARC Music. EUCD1699. Compact disc. Notes in English, Spanish, German
and French on insert. Lyrics in the original languages and translated into
English on insert. Love songs from Bulgaria, Ireland, Portugal, Turkey,
Hungary, Scotland, Macedonia, Kyrgyzstan, Egypt and Israel performed by various
artists in their native languages. Various performers.
Music! 100 recordings, 100 years of the Berlin
cp2000. Wergo. SM 1701 2, SM 1702 2, SM 1703 2, and SM 1704 2. Four compact
discs. One booklet notes (284 pp., il.). Museum collection Berlin Contents: CD
1. Wax cylinder recordings, 1893-1954. CD 2. Tape recordings, monophonic,
1951-1974. CD 3. Tape recordings, stereophonic (field), 1967-2000. CD 4. Tape
recordings, stereophonic (concert), 1973-2000. Numerous performers.
Music Resources for Multicultural Perspectives. cp1998. Music Educators National Conference. Two compact
discs. Excerpts of traditional music from North America, Latin America, the
Caribbean, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, and East
Asia. Compiled by William M. Anderson & Patricia Shehan Campbell. Numerous
cp1996. Putumayo World Music. PUTU128-2. One compact disc. Biographical and
program notes inserted in container. Compiled from previously released
material. Produced by Dan Storper. Folk infused pop music performed by
contemporary female singer-songwriters. Various artists.
cp2002. Putumayo World Music. PUTU198-2 CD. One compact disc. Compiled from
previously released material. Down-tempo world music infused electronica.
Abayudaya: Music from the Jewish People of Uganda. cp2003. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. SFW CD 40504.
Compact disc. Lullabies, political songs, children's songs, religious rituals,
hymns, and celebratory music. Program notes by Jeffrey A. Summit in English (30
pp., ill.) inserted in container. Compiled and annotated by Jeffrey A. Summit.
Sung in Luganda, Lusoga, Lunyole, English, and Hebrew. Various artists.
cp2004. World Music Network. RGNET1126CD. Compact disc. Notes inserted in
container. Compilation from previously released material. Series produced by
Phil Stanton; compiled by Graeme Ewens. Includes rap music from Gambia, Mali,
and Senegal. Artists include Unsung Heroes & Ty, feat. Breis; Prophets Of
Da City; Manu Dibango feat. Mc Mell'O'; Positive Black Soul; X Plastaz; Reggie
Rockstone; Mabulu; Kalamashaka; Das Primeiro, feat. Dhamn 'A' Rush; Pee Froiss;
Trybe; Hard Blasters; K-Melia; Tata Pound.
cp2001. World Music Network. RGNET1070CD. Compact disc. Performer, historical
and program notes in container. Compilation from previously released material.
Performed by Cheikh Lo, Africando, Afro-Cuban All Stars, Cuarteto Patria &
Manu Dibango, Orchestra Baobab, Super Cayor De Dakar, Sierra Maestra, Septeto,
and Nacional Ignacio Piñeiro. [ Pineiro ]
cp2002. Ocora Radio France. C 560174. Compact disc. Notes by Thierry Fournel in
French with English translation (24 p. : ill., map) in container. Vocal and
instrumental polyphonic music of the Ari people of northwestern Ethiopia.
Recorded 2000-2001. Various artists.
Ethiopia. cp 2004.
World Music Network. RGNET1124CD. Compact disc. Notes inserted in container.
Compilation from previously released material. Series produced by Phil Stanton
and compiled by Francis Falceto. Various artists.
Ethiopiques 1: Golden years of modern Ethiopian music,
1969-1975. cp 1997. Buda Musique, 82951-2.
Compact disc. Notes by Francis Falceto, in French with English translation (27
pp.) inserted in container. Recordings originally produced for the Amha Records
label. Sung principally in Amharic. Ethiopian pop music. Artists inlcude Girma
Bèyènè, Mulatu Astatqè, Fèqadè Amdè Mesqel, Tesfa Maryam Kidané, Muluqèn
Mèllèssè, Mahmoud Ahmed, Sèyfu Yohannès, Tèshomè Meteku, Gètatchèw Kassa,
Tilayé Gèbrè, and others. [ BeyeneAstatqeFeqade Amde
Kidane Muluqen MellesseSeyfu Yohannes Teshome Getatchew Tilaye Gebre]
Ethiopiques 2: Techawat! Urban Azmaris of the 90s. cp2000. Buda Musique. 82952-2. Compact disc. Historical
and biographical notes in French and English (22 pp., ill.) inserted in
container. Ethiopian pop music. Artists include Misrak Mammo & Tchista
Band, Mèlèssè Bongèr & Tchista Band, Tigist Assèfa, Adanèh Tèka, Malèfya
Tèka, Asfaw Kèbbèbè, Zewditou Yohannès, Yèzinna Nègash, Admassou Batè &
Tigist Assèfa, Djemil "Jimmy" Mahmed, Mèssètè Asmamaw and Tigaw
Bellètè. [ Melesse Bonger Assefa Adaneh Teka Malefya
Teka KebbebeYohannes Yezinna Negash Bate Assefa Messete Bellete ]
Ethiopiques 3: Golden years of Modern Ethiopian Music,
1969-1975. cp2000. Buda Musique. Buda
82963-2. Compact disc. Historical and descriptive notes in French and English
(26 pp., ill.) inserted in container. Recordings originally produced for the
Amha Records label. Ethiopian pop music. Artists inlcude Mahmoud Ahmed,
Alèmayèhu Eshète, Hirut Bèqèlè, Tlahoun Gèssèssè, Tadèlè Bèqèlè, Teéfèri
Fèllèqè, Muluqèn Mèllèssè, le Polic Orchestra, l'Ibex Band, le Police String
Orchestra. [ Alemayehu Eshete Beqele GessesseTadele
BeqeleTeeferi FelleqeMuluqen Mellesse ]
Ethiopiques 4: Ethio Jazz & Musique Instrumentale,
1969-1974. cp1998. Buda Musique. 82964-2.
Compact disc. Historical and descriptive notes in French and English (18 pp.,
ill.) inserted in container. Recorded 1969-1974. Artists include Mulatu
Astatke, keyboards, with assisting instrumentalists.
Guinea: Polyphonic Songs, Trumpets and Drumming. cp1998. Maison des Cultures du Monde. W 260086. Compact
disc. Historical and descriptive notes and information on the instruments with
song texts in French and English (18 pp., ill.) inserted in container. Vocal
and instrumental music from Guinea. Sung in Kpelle. Various artists.
World Music Network. RGNET1102 CD. Compact disc. Consists of previously
released materials. Program notes inserted in container. West African highlife
of the 1960s and 1970s, primarily from Ghana and Nigeria Artists include Chief
Stephen Osita Osadebe, Jerry Hansen & The Ramblers Dance Band, Joe Mensah,
Sir Victor Uwaifo, Alex Konadu, E.T. Mensah, Rex Lawson, George Darko.
cp 2000. Evolver Entertainment. EVL2005-2. Compact disc. Originally released by
ZYX Music (2000). Track 1 & 2 produced by Fela Ramsome-Kuti. Track 3 &
4 produced by Tony Allen and Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. Performed by Tony Allen and
the Africa 70.
Kassi Kasse: Music from the Heart of Mali's Griot Tradition. cp2002. Narada World: Hemisphere. 72435-80775-2-0. Compact
disc. Traditional music from Mali. Biographical and program notes inserted in
container. Primarily sung in Maninka or Bamana by Kasse Mady Diabate.
The Kennedy Center Africa Fête 99. cp1999. Palm Pictures. PALMCD 2030-2. Compact disc.
Program notes in container. Compilation of both previously released and new
recordings. Includes Taj Mahal with Toumani Diabate from Mali, Senegal's Baaba
Maal, ToumaniDiabate with Ballake Sissoko, Kaouding Cissoko, and Oliver
Mtukudzi from Zimbabwe. [ Fete ]
Liturgies Juives d'Ethiopie. cp1990. Maison des Cultures du Monde. W 260013. Compact
disc. Historical and technical notes in French and English by Simha Arom and
Frank Alvarez-Pereyre (14 pp.) in container. Liturgical music from Ethiopia.
Recorded in Jerusalem, 1986. Various artists.
cp2001. World Music Network. RGNET 1079. Compact disc. South African reggae.
Performed by Lucky Dube and various accompanists.
Mali Lolo! Stars of Mali.
cp 2003. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. SFW CD 40508. Compact disc.
Previously released pop music recordings from Mali (1995-2002). Program notes
by Banning Eyre and Jon Kertzer, with bibliographical and discographical
references (32 pp.) inserted in container. Traditional/contemporary music from
Mali. Sung in Bamana, Bambara, Mandingo, Tamashek and other languages. Artists
include the Super Rail Band, Grammy winner Ali Farka Toure, Toumani Diabate,
and Ballake Sissokoa.
Mariama: Pape & Cheikh.
cp2002. Real World/Narada Productions. 7243 8 13257-2 8. Compact disc. Lyrics
and notes on container insert. Recorded by Ben Findlay at Real World Studios,
England and by Ndiaga N'Dour at Studio Xippi, Senegal. Performed by Pape &
Cheikh, with vocal and instrumental accompaniment.
Decca. 440 016 906-2. Compact disc. Recorded July-Oct. 2001 in Les Studios de
la Seine, Studio A, Paris, France. Performed by Salif Keita, guitar and vocals,
Negus of Ethiopian Sax.
cp 2003. Buda Musique. 82256-2. Compact disc. Container notes in French,
English and Ethiopic. Previously released material, 1972, with the exception of
final song, 1950's. Ethiopian saxophone music. Various artists.
Nothing's in Vain.
cp2002. Nonesuch. 79654-2. Compact disc. Lyrics in Wolof, French or English,
with English translations, and credits in English (36 pp., ill.) inserted in
container. Sung in Wolof, French and English. Recorded principally at Xippi
Studios, Dakar, Senegal; additional recording in New York and Paris. Youssou
N'Dour, vocals, with accompanying singers and instrumentalists.
cp 2001. World Music Network. RGNET1073CD. Enhanced compact disc. Produced in
association with Oxfam and New Internationalist. Notes inserted in container.
Compilation from previously released material. Produced and compiled by Phil
Stanton. Compiled by Phil Stanton. Artists include Youssou N'Dour, Tarika,
Abdullah Ibrahim, Tito Paris, Lucky Dube, Mabulu, Aisha Kandisha's Jarring
Effects, Bellemou, Koffi Olomide, and Sona Diabate.
Sacred music of the Moroccan Jews. cp2000. Rounder. 82161-5087-2. Two compact disc. Program
notes (20 pp.) by Edwin Seroussi inserted in container. Recorded 1959, Meknes
and Essaouira, Morocco. A synagogue service and miscellaneous religious songs
-- Andalusian Hebrew music. Various artists.
Specialist in All Styles.
cp2002. World Circuit/Nonesuch. 79685-2. Compact disc. Program notes in English
in container. Recorded at Livingston Studios, London; additional recording at
Xippi Studios, Dakar & Studio Davout, Paris. Senegalese popular music sung
in Wolof, with some Spanish. Performed by Orchestra Baobab.
Youssou N'Dour & Étoile de Dakar. cp2002. World Music Network. Compact disc. Compilation by
Graeme Ewens from previously released albums. Senegalese popular music. [ Etoile ]
cp2004. World Music Network. RGNET1119CD. Compact disc.
Compilation from previously released material. Notes
inserted in container. Tango, milonga, chacarera and chamamé music. Artists
include Adriana Varela, La Chicana, Lorena Astudillo, Hugo Diaz, Caceres,
Osvaldo Piro, Roberto Grela, Walter Rios Orquesta, Barbara Luna, Carlos Gardel,
Astor Piazzolla y Su Quinteto Tango Nuevo, Anibal Troilo, Cuarteto Almagro,
Jaime Torres, Beatriz Pichi Malen, Domingo Cura, Antonio Agri, Ricardo
Dominguez, Alberto Rojo, and Chango Spasiuk. [
Black Rio: Brazil Soul Power 1971-1980. cp2002. Strut Records. STRUTCD 015. Compact disc. Notes in
English and credits on container insert. Selections previously released
1970-1980. Remixed soul and funk from Brazil. Compiled by DJ Cliffy. Artists
include Suba, DJ Dolores, Fernanda Porto, Ramiro Musotto, Rebeca Matta, O
Discurso, Tejo-Instituto, Loop B, Luiz Macedo, Macumbalada, Funk Como Le Gusta,
Rica Amabis, Cila Do Coc, and Claudia Telles.
Border: La Linea.
cp2001. Narada World. 72438-10265-2-6. Emigration and immigration songs from
Mexico. Performers include Lila Downs, voice, guiro, spoons; with, variously:
Celso Duarte, harp, violin, guitar; Chucho Mendoza, Agustin Bernal, bass; Paul
Cohen, saxophone, keyboards, clarinet; Carlos 'Poppis' Tovar, Carlos 'Pelusa'
Rivarola, Armando 'Pinaca' Espinosa, percussion; Ken Basman, guitar, Gabriel
Hernández, piano; Alfredo Pino, trumpet, Aneiro Taño, electric piano; Omar
Aran, drums; Memo Diaz, vocals; Rodrigo Duarte, violoncello. [ Hernandez Tano ]
cp2003. World Music Network. RGNET1123CD. Compact disc. Notes inserted in
container. Compilation from previously released material. Brazilian hip-hop,
drum 'n' bass, and techno. Various artists.
cp2001. World Music Network. RGNET1077CD. Pop and folk music from Panama, Costa
Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Belize. Artists include
Andy Palacio, Titiman Flores, Philip Montalvan, Guillermo Anderson, Mr. Peters
and His Boom & Chime, Carlos Mejia Godoy, and Rómulo Castro. [ Romulo ]
Classic Maritime Music.
cp2004. Smithsonian Folkways. SFW CD 40053. Compact disc. Seafarer's music with
songs performed by Dave Van Ronk, Paul Clayton, Pete Seeger, Lead Belly, and
De Corazon Huasteco: Huapangos con Los Hermanos Herrera. cp2001. Sonbros Records. CD1004. Compact disc. Program
notes (4 pp.) inserted in container. Sones Huastecos performed by Macuilxochitl
(Los Hermanos Herrera).
De Guantanamo a Baracoa.
cp2003. Buda Musicque. 3016794. Compact disc. Booklet in Spanish, French and
English. Changüí, nengón, tumba francesa, bembé, and rada music from eastern
Cuba. Performed by the group Cumbancha! [ Changui
nengon bembe ]
Grow Fins Rarities: 1965-1982. cp1999. Revenant Records. No. 210. Five compact discs.
112-page hardcover book, enhanced CD video, notes by John "Drumbo"
French, David Fricke & John Corbett. Southern Californian psychedelic
prog-rock. Performed by Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band.
Havana & Matanzas, Cuba, ca. 1957: Batá, Bembé, and Palo
Songs. cp2003. Smithsonian Folkways
Recordings. SFW CD 40434. Compact disc. Program notes by Morton Marks, with
bibliography and discography (24 pp., ill.) in container. Compiled from the
recordings of Lydia Cabrera and Josefina Tarafa. Traditional music and
ceremonial rhythms featuring bata drums. Sung principally in Yoruba. Recorded
in 1957. Various artists. [ Bata Bembe ]
Live in New York. Los Muñequitos de
Matanzas. cp1998. Qbadisc. B-9026. Recorded
live on location at Symphony Space, New York City, Dec. 11, 1992. Afro-Cuban
rumba performed by Los Muñequitos de Matanzas. [
World Music Network. RGNET1136CD. Compact disc. Seminal and contemporary mambo
artists, inlcuding Snowboy & The Latin Section; Tito Puente & His
Orchestra; Mario Bauza; Cal Tjader; Noro Morales And His Orchestra; Bobby Matos
& John Santos; Mamborama; Perez Prado & His Orchestra; Bebo Valdes Y Su
Orquesta Sabor De Cuba; Jack Costanzo; Eddie Palmieri; Xavier Cugat & His
Orchestra; Machito & His Orchestra; Poncho Sanchez; Manny Oquendo &
Libre; Orquesta Tabaco Y Ron and Fruko Y Sus Tesos.
Musique Funéraire Afro-Colombienne. cp2004. Buda Musique. 3016782. Compact disc.
Afro-Columbian funerary music. Performed by Les Joyeuses Ambulances/Jolly
Amulances. [ Funeraire ]
Ojibway Music from Minnesota: a Century of Song for Voice
and Drum. cp1997. Minnesota Historical
Society Press. 339-8. Compact disc. Booklet compiled by Thomas Vennum, Jr.
(56pp.). Early recordings (1899-1910) and more recent field recordings
(1971-1988) by Thomas Vennum, Jr., and Philip Nusbaum. Various performers.
cp2004. Sonbros Records. CD1005. Compact disc. Sones from the Huasteca region
of Mexico. Performed by Macuilxochitl (Los Hermanos Herreras). [ Pasion ]
Sacred Dance: Pow Wows of the Native American Indians. cp2003. ARC Music Productions. EUCD1847. Pow Wow music
performed by Northern Wind, Eyabay, Earlwin B. Bullhead, Young Grey Horse, and
Salsa Afro Cubana.
cp2001. ARC Music. EUCD 1658. Compact disc. Recorded at ICAIC Studios, Havana,
Cuba. Salsa performed by Chacón Osvaldo and numerous musicians. [ Chacon ]
Tribute to a Generation: A Salute to the Big Bands of the
WWII Era. cp2004. Smithsonian Folkways
Recordings. SFW40817 2004. Compact disc. Notes (36 pp.) inserted in container.
Classic big band jazz performed by the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra.
cp2003. World Music Network. RGNET1115CD. Compact disc. Calipso, gaita, sangeo,
and other musical styles performered by Quinto Criollo, Un Solo Pueblo,
Vasallos del Sol, Grupo Barlovento, Cheo Hurtado y Bandolas de Venezuela,
Maracaibo 15, Tambor Urbano, Hugo Blanco, Guaco, Naranjo y su Trabuco, Soledad
Bravo, Oscar d'Leon y sus Amigos, Soledad Bravo, and others.
cp2001. Soul Jazz Records. US CD 16. Compact disc. Hatian drumming performed by
Drummers of the Societe Absolument Guinin. Performed by Harold Laurenceau,
Frederick Frednel, Arnaud Lauture, and Jozil J. Rebert.
Women of Latin America.
cp2004. Putumayo World Music. PUT 228-2. One compact disc. Biographical and
program notes (7 pp., ill.) inserted in container. In part, originally released
in various formats on other labels. Sung in Spanish. Includes lyrical music
from South America and Mexico by various artists.
Asia and Oceania
cp2003. World Music Network. RGNET 1096. Compact disc. British-Asian hybrid
techno and trip-hop. Performered by Ananda Shankar, State Of Bengal, Black Star
Liner, Joi, Fun-Da-Mental, Asian Dub Foundation, TJ Rehmi, Mahatma T (Aka
Talvin Singh), and Mo Magic.
Bali South. Ethnomusicology @ UCLA: Archive Series Vol 3. cp2003. The Regents of the University of California.
882517000328. Compact disc. Liner notes compiled by I Nyomen Wenten (23 pp.,
il.). Archival field recordings originally made by Gertrude Rivers Robinson.
Gamelan gong kebyar from the village of Peliatan gamelan angklung from the
village of Tunjuk.
The Best of Bollywood.
cp2003. Universal International Music. Hip-O Records. B0000359-02. Compact
disc. Bollywood songs performed by Lata Mangeshkar, Alka Yagnik, Kavita
Krishnamurph, Kishore Kumar and others.
Ca Trù: The Music of North Vietnam. cp2001. Nimbus. NI 5626. Compact disc. Program notes and
English translations of vocal texts (20 pp.) in container. Produced and
recorded by Robin Broadbank. Sung in Vietnamese. North Vietnamese folk and
theatrical music, hát a dào, performed by Hanoi Ca Trù Thai Ha Ensemble. [ Tru hat dao ]
Chang Saw: Village music of Northern Thailand. cp1999. Pan Records. PAN 2075CD. Program notes inserted
into container. Recorded in Wat Thung Pong, the local temple of the village Ban
Thung Pong, Lamphun province, Northern Thailand in May 1998. Performed by
Ensemble Si Nuan Thung Pong (Si Nuan Sitthikan, (male vocals), Ampai Chanla
(female vocals), Rot Sitthikan (pii nam); Yaa Sitthikan (pii klang), Taa
Chananchana (pii lek), Niwet Fainanta (süng), Sanmuang Sitthikan (sawloo). [ sung ]
Drumming and Chanting in God's Own Country: The Temple Music
of Kerala in South India. cp2003.
Topic Records. TSCD922. Compact disc. Program notes by Rolf Killius (15 pp.) in
container. Recorded by Rolf Killius in various Hindu temples in Kerala between
1995 and 1997. Various artists.
Eglise Syriaque Orthodoxe D'Antioche: Chants Liturgiques du
Carême et du Vendredi Saint.
cp1996. Maison des Cultures du Mondes. W 260072. Compact disc. Program notes
and texts in French and English (16 pp., ill.) inserted in container. Sung in
Syriac. Recorded in 1995. Performed by choir members of the churches of St.
Ephraim and St. George, Aleppo, Syria. Nouri Iskander, conductor. [ Careme ]
Gamelan Degung: Classical Music of Sunda, West Java. cp1996. Leiden, Netherlands: Pan Records. PAN 2053CD.
Compact disc. Lyrics are in English, translated from the Sundanese. The insert
is in English. Recorded by Ernest Heins in Jugala Sound Studios, Jugala,
Bandung, June 1992. Performed by Gamelan ensemble Lingkungan Seni Degung Jugala
with vocals by Euis Komariah and Ida Widawati.
Japan not for sale. Vol. 3.
cp2000. Sony Music Entertainment. XDCL 93475. Compact disc. Japanese popular
music. Performers include Puffy, Tomovsky, Esrevnoc, Feed, Polysics, Love Love
Straw, Dog Hair Dressers, Supercar, Yoshinori Sunahara, DJ Krush, Boom Boom
Satellites, Denki Groove, Rovo, The Brilliant Green, Bird, and Toshi Kubota.
Jemblung and Related Narrative Traditions of Java. cp1997. Pan Records. PAN 2048CD. Compact disc. Program
notes in English, and Javanese texts, with English translations (23 pp.)
inserted in container. Recorded Dec. 1981, Aug. and Sept. 1983, and Jan. 1994
by Jack Body and Yono Sukarno in various locations on Java. Jemblung, folk
drama from Java. Sung in Javanese. Various artists.
A Journey in the Steppe - Shaman Voices. cp2004. Buda Musique.3016822. Compact disc. Kalmyk throat
singingby Okna Tsahan Zam. Accompaniment provided by various Kalmuk and Mongol
musicians. Produced and arranged by Claude Samard.
Ko e Temipale Tapu/The Holy Temple: Church Music of Tonga. cp1996. Pan Records. PAN 7007CD. Compact disc. Historical
and descriptive notes in English by Ad Linkels (10 pp., ill.) inserted in
container. Field recordings made by Ad and Lucia Linkels in 1986 and 1990.
Methodist and Catholic Church music from Tonga, sung in Tongan. Various
Lanna Thai: Instrumental Music of North-West Thailand. cp1997. Pan Records, p1997. PAN 2045CD. Compact disc.
Program notes by Fred Gales on insert. Recorded by Fred Gales in northern
Thailand, 1992-1995. Various artists.
cp1997. Pan Records. PAN 2049CD. Compact disc. Recorded in Oct. 1996,
Amsterdam. Thai classical music performed by Thai Music Circle.
Mohd. Rafi, 1924-1980.
cp2004. World Music Network. RGNET1133CD. Compact disc. Notes inserted in
container. Series produced by Phil Stanton; compiled by Ken Hunt. Bollywood
soundtracks compiled from previously released material. Performed by Mohammed
Rafi and numerous artists.
Music of the Silk Road.
cp2004. ARC Music. EUCD1845. Compact disc. Biographical and program notes in
English, German, French and Spanish on insert. Traditional music from Armenia,
Azerbaijan, Iran, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgistan, Mongolia,
China, and Turkey. Performed by Hüseyin & Günay Türkmenler, Djivan
Gasparian, Richard A. Hagopian, Lök-Batan Folklore Group, Hossein Farjami, The
Afghan Ensemble, Khaitly Mämmetdurdyev, The Kambarkan Folk Ensemble,
Egschiglen, Wei Li , and Li He. [ Huseyin Gunay
Turkmenler Lok-Batan Mammetdurdyev ]
Raga Darbari Kanada.
cp2001. India Archive Music. IAM CD 1048. Compact disc. Notes inserted in
container. Recorded January 26, 1991 at the Sangeet Research Academy, Calcutta.
Produced by Lyle Wachovsky. Performed by Bimal Mukherjee (sitar) and A. G.
cp2001. India Archive Music. IAM CD 1050. Compact disc. Notes inserted in
container. Recorded on February 9, 1994 at Matridham Ashram, Benares. Produced
by Lyle Wachovsky. Performed by Amarnath Mishra (sitar) J. Massey (tabla).
cp2004. World Music Network. RGNET1134CD. Compact disc. Notes inserted in
container. Compilation from previously released material. Series produced by
Phil Stanton. Performed by Ravi Shankar and various musicians.
Shakuhachi: The Spirit of Silence. cp2000. Buda Musique. 925432. Compact disc.
Shakuhachimeditation pieces from the repertory of 18th century Zen monks.
Performed by Yoshikazu Iwamoto.
Si, Soy Llanero: Joropo Music from the Orinoco Plains of
Colombia.Cp2004. Smithsonian Folkways
Recordings. SFW40515. Performed by Grupo Cimarrón and various artists. [ Cimarron ]
Songs from Afghanistan.
cp2003. ARC Music Productions. EUCD1841. Compact disc. Biographical and program
notes in English, German, French and Spanish on insert. Licensed in 2003 from
Ahmadreza Jouya, Mashhad, Iran. Performed by The Afghan Ensemble (Zohreh Jooya,
Hamid Golestani, Madjid Derakshani, Sobeir Bachtiar, Masoud Walizada, and
ARC Music Productions. EUCD1810. Compact disc. Notes, including some of the
original lyrics with translations, in English, German and French on insert.
Sufi Qawwali and Ghazal singers from Pakistan, Turkey, Egypt, Iran and Syria,
singing poetry by Rumi, Khusrau and other Sufi saints and poets. Styles range
from traditional to modern. Compiled by Karin Tubbesing.Performed by Nusrat
Fateh Ali Khan, Abida Parveen, Zohreh Jooya, The Sabri Brothers, and Shafqat
Women's Love and Life: Female Folklore from Azerbaijan. cp1996. Pan Records. PAN 2028CD. Compact disc. Azerbaijani
field recordings made by Taira Kerimova, 1979-1990. Various artists.
Women's Songs from India. cp2000. Rounder Records. 82161-5040-2. Compact disc. Notes
by Edward O. Henry, and vocal texts in English translation (14 pp., ill.)
inserted in container. Recordings of ritualistic and religious music. Sung by
women in Bhojpuri and Maithili. Recorded in Bihar, Northern India, 1995 and
1999. Various artists.
World Music Network. RGNET 1127. Compact disc. Notes inserted in container.
Compilation form previously released material. Series produced by Phil Stanton,
compiled by Dan Rosenberg. Balkan folk from Serbia, Macedonia, Albania,
Romania, Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Numerous performers.
cp2003. Compass Records. 7 4353 2. Compact disc. Notes (12 pp., ill.) by Earle
Hitchner inserted in container. Irish music performed by Lúnasa, Sharon
Shannon, Paul Brady, Paddy Keenan & Tommy O'Sullivan, John McCusker, The
Poozies, Éamonn Coyne, Niall & Cillian Vallely, Cathal McConnell, Tony
McManus, Bill Jones, Alan & John Kelly, Michael McGoldrick & John
McSherry, and Kate Rusby. [ Lunasa Eamonn ]
Drinking Horns & Gramophones, 1902-1914. cp2001. Traditional Crossroads. CD 4307. Compact disc.
Historical notes by Anzor Erkomaishvili and program notes and notes on the
choirs by Carl Linich (23 pp.) inserted in container. Selections previously
released. Georgian folk drinking songs performed by various male choruses.
France: Polyphonies en Béarn. cp2004. Buda Musique. 3016792. Compact disc. Polyphonic
singing from Bearn in southwestern France. Performed by La Novem. [ Bearn ]
Georgia: Vocal Polyphonies from Svaneti. cp1999. Maison des Cultures du Monde. W 260090. Compact
disc. Program notes by Joseph Jordania and Frank Kane and selected vocal texts
in English, with French translations (21 pp. ill.) inserted in container.
Recorded Apr. 7, 1999 at Maison des Cultures du Monde by Pierre Bois. Traditional
folk songs and recently composed folk songs from the Svaneti region of Georgia.
Performed by Ensemble Riho; Islam Pilpani, director.
Great voices of Constantinople, 1927-33. cp1997. Rounder Records. CD 1113. Compact disc.
Biographical notes in English and song transliterations with English
translations (24 pp.) inserted in container. Recordings featuring two singers
born in Constantinople in the 1890s, Andónios Dalgás and Hafiz Burhan.
Numerous instrumentalists. [ Andonios Dalgas ]
cp2004. World Music Network. RGNET1138CD. Compact disc. Notes inserted in
container. Performers include Romane Acoustic Quartet, Fapy Lafertin Quintet
& Tim Kliphouse, Patrick Saussois & Alma Sinti, Moreno Trio, Bireli
Lagrene Ensemble, Serge Desaunay, Jacques Quézin, Jean-Philippe Viret, Didier
Roussin, 'Didi' Duprat, Les Primitifs Du Futur, Guerino et Son Orchestre
Musette De La Boite A Matelots, Quintette Du Hot Club De France, Django
Reinhardt, Jean-Fred Mèlé & The 'Jazz Swing’ Zepilli, Orchestre Musette
’Swing Royal’, Jo Privat feat. Matelot Ferret, Tchavolo Schmitt, Ziroli
Winterstein Ensemble, Rodolphe Raffalli, Swing Gadje, New Quintette Du Hot Club
De France. [ Quezin Mele ]
The Kinnitty Sessions.
cp2004. Compass Records. 743772. Compact disc. Notes inserted in container.
Recorded live at Kinnitty Castle, Co. Offaly (Ireland) in December, 2003. Irish
folk music performed by Lunasa (Donogh Hennessey, guitars; Trevor Hutchinson,
double bass; Seán Smyth, fiddle and whistles ; Kevin Crawford, flutes, whistles
and bodhran; Cillian Vallely, uileann pipes and whistles). [ Sean ]
The Landing Step.
cp2004. Compass Records. 743822. Compact disc. Notes inserted in container.
Irish folk music. Engineered, mixed and produced by Trevor Hutchinson at
Marguerite Studios, Dublin, Ireland. Performed by Gráda (Alan Doherty, flutes,
whistles, vocals; Andrew Laking, double bass, vocals; Anne Marie O'Malley,
vocals, bodhran; Gerry Paul, acoustic and electric guitars, bouzouki, vocals;
Brendan O'Sullivan, fiddle, violas, vocals). [ Grada
Music of the Gypsies from Kosovo. cp2001. Arhefon. AF 01. Compact disc. Enhanced CD. Program
notes in Slovenian and English by Svanibor Pettan (23 pp., ill.) inserted in
container. Recorded 1984-1991, Kosovo, Serbia. Field recordings of Romani
musicians in Kosovo. Sung in Albanian, Arabic, Romany, Turkish, Serbian and
Hindi. Numerous performers.
Fado: Exquisite Passion.
cp2003. Narada Productions. 72435-84104-2-6. Compact disc. Notes and program
notes inserted in container. Fado from Portugal. Numerous performers.
Greece: A Musical Odyssey.
cp2004. Putumayo World Music. PUT 225-2. Compact disc. Biographical and program
notes (39 pp., ill.) by Jacob Edgar in English, Spanish and French inserted in
container. Contemporary folk Greek infused pop music. Performed by Apenanti,
Melina Aslanidou, Kostas Mantzios, Anastasia Moutsatsou, George Dalaras, Elly
Paspala, Children of the Revolution, Melina Kana, Pantelis Thalassinos,
Theodosia Stiga, Sofia Papazoglou, Gerasimos Andreatos, Glykeria, and Kostas
cp2004. World Music Network. RGNET1120CD. Compact disc. Notes by Piercarlo
Poggio inserted in container. Compilation from previously released material.
Contemporary renditions of traditional Italian folk music styles. Performers
include Banda Ionica, Nidi D'Arac, Daniele Sepe, Lino Cannavacciuolo, Alpha
Bass feat. Mascarimiri, Faraualla, Luigi Cinque & Tarantula Hypertext
O'rchestra, Gai Saber, Rosapaeda, Mario Rivera feat. Tenores di Orosei,
Tazenda, Novalia, Fratelli Mancuso. Series produced by Phil Stanton, compiled
by Beppe Greppi & Matteo Silva.
The Orient of the Greeks.
cp2000. Buda Musique. 926592. Compact disc. Rebetiko recordings from the
thirties, with an emphasis on the "Smyrna" style. Numerous artists.
Pipes and Drums of Ireland.
cp2000. Buda Musique. 925592. Compact disc. Performed by Royal Irish Rangers
Strengen Var af Røde Guld: Medieveal [sic] Ballads from
Norway. cp1997. Grappa. GRCD 4136. Compact
disc. Program notes in Norwegian and English, and texts of songs (32 pp., ill.)
inserted in container. Solo vocals performed by Sinikka Langeland. Recorded
Aug. 1996. [ Rode ]
cp2003. ARC Music Productions. EUCD1833 ARC Music Productions. Compact disc.
Biographical and program notes in English, German, French and Spanish and
lyrics in Spanish on insert. "Rumba Catalan is a variation of a particular
form of flamenco rumba played by gypsies in Barcelona. A typical rumba group
would have two guitars, percussion (congas, guiro), a singer plus backing
vocals with palmas (rhythmical handclapping)"-- container. Performed by
Punto y Aparte, Guadaljarafe, Sinay, Voces de Romero, Vaya Cruz, Banis,
Algarabía, Conchita, Los Carrilanos, Gente de Gines, Siempre Así, and Fantasía.
[ Algarabia Asi Fantasia ]
Cp2003. World Music Network. RGNET1101CD. Compact disc. Contemporary European
acoustic based folk music performed by Eliza Carthy, Márta Sebestyén &
Muzsikás, Eleftheria Arvanitaki, Gabriel Yacoub, Altan, Kayah & Goran
Bregovic, Christina Branco, Annbjørg Lien, Angelite with Fanfare Ciocarlia,
Lucilla Galeazzi, Pepe Habichuela, Laïs, Hedningarna, Jams, Saban Bajramovi´c
feat. Mostar Sevdah Reunion, Zhanna Bichevskaya, and Mairi Mac Innes. [ Marta Sebestyen Muzsikas Annbjorg Lais ]
World Music Network. INTRO102CD. Compact disc. Notes by Sean Whittaker inserted
in container. Recorded and mixed at Studio Mars, Antananarivo, Madagascar by
Solofo Ranarivelo. Produced by Sean Whittaker. Popular music of Madagascar.
Performed by Vakoka.
World of Gypsies: Volume 3
. cp2003. ARC Music Productions. EUCD1848. Compact
disc. Biographical and program notes in English, German and French on insert.
Roma music from Romania, Hungary, Russia, Spain, Morocco, Serbia, Romania,
Germany, Bulgaria, and France performed by Fanfare Ciocãrlia, Kanizsa
Csillagai, Talisman, I Gitanos, Groupe Sidi Mimoun, Boban Markovi´c Orkestar,
Maria Buza & Taraful Ciuleandra, Titi Winterstein Quintett, Jony Iliev
& Band, Biréli Lagrène, and the Häns'che Weiss Ensemble. [ Ciocarlia