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Current Discography, Vol. 51, No. 2 (Summer 2007)
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Compiled by Karen A. Peters (Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara)

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 brackets without diacriticals.

General | Africa | Americas | Asia and Oceania | Europe

General

Amán Amán: Música e cants sefardís d'Orient i Occident. 2007. Galileo Music Communications GMC 017. One compact disc. Sephardic music performed by the group L’Ham de Foc.[Aman Aman: Musica e cants sefardis d’Orient I Occident]

Arabic Maqams Made Simple. 2003. Sharif Productions/Egyptian Academy of Oriental Dance. One compact disc. Instructional narrative and performance by Lebanese musician Aboudi Badawi in ajam, hejaz, nahawand, bayat, rast, kurd, saba, and sika.

Cantos de ida y vuelta. 2006. Long Distance 0610206. One compact disc; program notes in French with English translation + selected song texts in Spanish with French and English translation (15 p.). Folk songs that have passed between Spain and Cuba, performed by the Cuban Familia Valera Miranda, the Catalan Romani musician Tato, and the flamenco singer and dancer Sabrina Romero.

Déserts: Du Sahara au Déesert de Gobi/From Sahara to Gobi. 2006. Nord Sud 1181. One compact disc. CD release from Deben Bhattacharya’s Voyages series. Various artists. [Deserts: Du Sahara au Desert de Gobi]

The Hidden Spirituals: Kabbalah Music. 2006. Magda MGD058. One compact disc; notes in English and Yiddish. Music drawing on the mysticism of the Kabbalah from the Sephardic, Ashkenazi, Bukhari, Baghdadi, and Turkish traditions. Performed by the East-West Ensemble.

Hommage à Josephine Baker: Disque du centenaire/A Centenary Tribute: Songs from 1930-1953. 2006. Sepia Records SEPIA 1065. One compact disc; program notes by Bryan Hammond and English translations of the French song texts. French and American popular songs performed in Paris by the American expatriate singer Josephine Baker, with supporting musicians. [Hommage a Josephine Baker]

Latidos de Al-Andalus: Percusión Andalusí y Oriental/Beats of Al-Andalus: Andalusian and Oriental Percussion. 2005. Pneuma Classics 690. One compact disc; program and biographical notes in Spanish and English (11 p.). Performed by Eduardo Paniagua, David Mayoral and Serguei Sapricheff. [Percusion Andalusi y Oriental]

Masters of Percussion, Vol. 2. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2062. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German, and Spanish. Sampler of music for percussion and drums from Burundi, the Caribbean, Egypt, England, Iran, Japan, and South Africa. Various performers.

Music from … 2007. Caprice CAP21778. One compact disc. Sampler of music, from around the world, previously released on the Caprice label. Various artists.

Music from the Wine Lands. 2006. Putumayo World Music PUT 252-2. One compact disc; notes in English, French, and Spanish. Compilation of previously released popular music from Argentina, Australia, Chile, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, and the United States. Various artists.

A New Groove. 2007. Putumayo World Music PUT 260-2. One compact disc; program notes (31 p.). Compilation of world music from Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Puerto Rico, Sweden, the U.K., and the United States. Various artists.

Putumayo World Party. 2007. Putumayo World Music PUT 263-2. One compact disc; notes in English, French, and Spanish (26 p.). Compilation of popular music from Algeria, Argentina, Benin, Canada, Denmark, Ecuador, Ghana, Haiti, Italy, Jamaica, Martinique, the U.K., and the United States. Various performers.

Rhythm of the River. 2006. Riverboat Records TUGCD 1045. One compact disc. Compilation of material previously released on World Music Network’s Riverboat Records label. Various artists.

Sound, Sound Your Instruments of Joy. 2006. Topic Records TSCD564. One compact disc; program notes. CD reissue of a 1977 album of American and British folk songs, performed chiefly a cappella by The Watersons.

Squeeze Me: The Jazz and Swing Accordion Story. 2006. Proper Records PROPERBOX 114. 4 compact discs; notes (43 p.). Compilation of jazz recordings with accordion spanning the years 1929-1955. Various artists.

Three Score and Ten. 2007. Appleseed APR CD 1100. Two compact discs. English and American folk songs performed by Peggy Seeger, with guest artists, at a concert in honor of her 70th birthday.

The Universe of Lusafrica. 2006. Lusafrica 462742. One compact disc. Compilation of popular music from Angola, Cape Verde, Congo, Cuba. Gabon, and Haiti. Various artists.

Women of the World: Acoustic. 2007. Putumayo World Music PUT 261-2. One compact disc. Compilation of folk and popular music by female performers, previously released 1994-2007. Various artists.

World 2006: A Selection of the Best Music from Around the World. 2006. Korova KODE 1010. Two compact discs. Compilation of world music assembled by BBC Radio DJ Charlie Gillett. Various artists.

World Circuit Presents … 2006. World Circuit WCD076. Two compact discs; program notes by Nick Gold and Tim Cummings. Compilation by Nick Gold and Jerry Boys of previously released popular and world music, chiefly from Africa and Cuba. Various artists.

Africa

African High Life. 2006. Blue Note 59437. One compact disc; program notes by Oladejo Okediji and Michael Cuscuna (12 p.). Nigerian highlife music, written by Solomon Ilori and performed by Ilori and his Afro-Drum Ensemble with guest artists; recorded in 1963 and 1964, with some material previously released.

African Spirit. 2007. Shanachie SH 66040. One compact disc; program notes by Robin Hogarth. South African folk, popular, and gospel music performed by the Soweto Gospel Choir.

L’Aiguille. 2006. Lusafrica 462622. One compact disc; program notes in French and English. Popular music from Democratic Republic of Congo, performed by Zao, guitar and vocals.

Al-Hal. 2006. Music and Words MWCD 3025. One compact disc. Women’s religious songs from the city of Taroudannt, Morocco, performed by the voice and percussion Ensemble Roudaniyat.

Aman Iman/Water Is Life. 2007. World Village 468067. One compact disc; song texts with English translations. Popular music from Mali performed by the Tuareg band Tinariwen.

Ay Ay Lolo. 2006. Marabi 46815-2. One compact disc; program notes in French and English with song texts in Creole. Popular music from Mauritius written and performed by Menwar, vocals, percussion, and senza, with supporting musicians.

Bazaar Marrakesh: Traditional Music from Morocco. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2066. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German, and Spanish. Moroccan music from various regions performed by Chalf Hassan.

Bedouin Tribal Dance. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2047. One compact disc; notes by Farida Fahmy in English, French, German, and Spanish (12 p.). Wedding music of the Egyptian Bedouins, performed by Egyptian percussionist Hossam Ramzy and various Bedouin musicians.

Best of Algerian Raï. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2049. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German, and Spanish. Algerian raï sampler; various performers. [Best of Algerian Rai; Algerian rai sampler]

Best of Kakai, Volume 1. 2002. Shava Musik SHAVACD 011. One compact disc; notes by Douglas B. Paterson. Compilation of Kenyan benga hits from 1983-1986. Performed by Kakai Kilonzo and Les Kilimambogo Brothers.

Best of Kakai, Volume 2. 2006. Shava Musik SHAVACD 017. One compact disc; notes by Douglas B. Paterson. Compilation of Kenyan benga hits from 1976-1984. Performed by Kakai Kilonzo and Les Kilimambogo Brothers.

Boujeloud. 2006. Sub Rosa SR 243. One compact disc; program notes. Field recordings of Boujeloud ritual music made in Joujouka, Morocco, 1994-1996. Performed by the Master Musicians of Joujouka.

Burkina Faso: Farafina Djembé. 2007. Buda Musique 3017406. One compact disc. Solo djembé performed by Yé Lassina Coulibaly. [Farafina Djembe; Solo Djembe; Ye Lassina Coulibaly]

Cabo Verde Swing. 2007. Hi Fi Sun HFS 11. One compact disc. Compilation of popular music from Cape Verde. Various artists.

Cantos tradicionales de mujeres del Norte de Marruecos. 2005. Pneuma Classics. 560. One compact disc; notes in English and Spanish. Classical Arabic and traditional women’s songs from northern Morocco. Performed by the group Cantoras de Tetuán, with supporting instrumentalists. [Cantoras de Tetuan]

Danger de mort. 2006. Sonima SMCD 1687. One compact disc. Congolese soukous performed by Koffi Olomidé and his group Quartier Latin. [Koffi Olomide]

De Dakar à Cuba on danse la rumba/From Dakar to Cuba Swinging to the Rumba. 2007. Sheer Legacy SLCD 112. One compact disc. Compilation of Cuban music performed by various African artists; recorded 1960-1997. [De Dakar a Cuba on danse la rumba]

Deseos. 2006. Nube Negra INN 1128-2. One compact disc. Popular music from the Western Sahara performed by Saharaui singer Mariem Hassan, with supporting musicians.

Diwan 2. 2006. Wrasse Records WRAS181. One compact disc. Algerian popular music performed by Rachid Taha with an accompanying ensemble.

Down by the River. 2006. Long Distance 0580105. One compact disc; program notes in French and English by Alain Weber + song text translations in French and English (18 p.). Egyptian folk music performed by the group Musicians of the Nile.

Drums of Burundi. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2053. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German, and Spanish. Drumming and chanting from Burundi, performed by Ensemble Folklorique Batimbo.

Electric Griot Land. 2006. Totolo 001. One compact disc; program notes and song text synopses in French with English translation (8 p.). Popular music from Guinea, performed by Ba Cissoko, vocals, kora, and other instruments, with supporting musicians.

Endurance. 2006. RetroAfric RETRO21CD. One compact disc; program notes in English (4 p.). Compilation of previously released East African soukous from the 1970s. Performed by the group Les Mangalepa.

Fass. 2006. Nube Negra INN 1120-2. One compact disc. Senegalese popular music performed by the group Djanbutu Thiossane, with supporting musicians.

Femi Kuti: The Definitive Collection. 2007. Wrasse Records 186. Two compact discs. Compilation of previously released Nigerian popular music performed by saxophone player Femi Kuti, with guest and supporting musicians.

The Festival of One Thousand Stars: Arba Minch Festival of Music and Dance. 2006. March Hare MAHACD 24. One enhanced video compact disc. Music from the 3rd festival of Southern Ethiopian traditional music and dance. Various performers.

Feuk Dieuf. 2006. New African Productions NAP 00100. One compact disc. Senegalese mbalax performed by singer Falou Dieng with a supporting band.

Golden Afrique, Volume 3. 2006. Network Medien 495115. Two compact discs; program notes in English, French, and German (15 p.). Compilation of previously released African popular music, spanning the years 1939-1988. Various artists.

Grin n Syel. Cobalt CO 103. One compact disc. Maloya from Réunion performed by Danyel Waro. [Reunion]

Hafla: Bellydance Party. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2065. One compact disc. Egyptian dance music compiled by Egyptian percussionist Hossam Ramzy and dancer Serena Ramzy.

High Life Kings Volume 3. Premier Music KMCD 050. One compact disc. Compilation of Nigerian highlife. Various artists.

High Life Kings Volume 4. Premier Music KMCD 051. One compact disc. Compilation of Nigerian highlife. Various artists.

Ishumar. 2007. Wagram 3118162. One compact disc. Tuareg "desert blues” performed by the group Toumast.

Ketukuba. 2005. Stern’s Music STCD 1103. One compact disc; program notes and song text summaries in English and French (12 p.). West African salsa performed by the group Africando.

King Sunny Adé: Gems from the Classic Years (1967-1974). 2007. Shanachie SH 66041. One compact disc; program notes. Compilation of previously released Nigerian juju music performed by King Sunny Adé, vocals and guitar, with supporting musicians. [King Sunny Ade]

The Kings of Benin: Urban Groove, 1972-80. 2004. Soundway SNDWCD004. One compact disc; English program notes by Miles Cleret (16 p.). Compilation of popular music from Benin performed by T.P. Orchestre Poly-Rythmo.

Kita Mata ABC. 2005. RetroAfric RETRO18CD. One compact disc; program notes (2 p.). Popular music from Zaire recorded 1974-1983. Performed by Gaby Lita Bembo and Orchestre Stukas du Zaire.

Kwaito classics volume one: the early 90’s. 2006. CCP/EMI South Africa, CDCCP 1320. One compact disc. Compilation of South African hip-hop from Soweto. Various artists.

Kwaito classics volume two: the late 90’s. 2006. CCP/EMI South Africa. CDCCP 1321. One compact disc. Compilation of South African hip-hop from Soweto. Various artists.

The Lost Album. 2005. White Swan WS 0065. One compact disc; English program notes. Popular music from Mali written by Salif Keita and recorded in 1980. Performed by Salif Keita, kora and vocals, Kané Manfila, guitar, and supporting musicians. [Kante Manfila]

Lumière. 2006. Lusafrica 462752. One compact disc. Afro-Zouk from Ivory Coast performed by the singer Mathey, with supporting musicians. [Lumiere]

Mauretanian Music from the Trarza Region. 2005 Popular African Music PAM oa 211. One compact disc; program notes. Popular songs from Mauretania in Arabic and Hassaniya, written and sung chiefly by Néma Mint Choueikh. [Nema Mint Choueikh]

M’Bem di Fora. 2004. Four Quarters Entertainment FQTCD 1801. One compact disc; Portuguese song texts with English translations. Folk and popular music from Cape Verde performed by the singer Lura, with supporting musicians.

Medej: Cantos Antiguos Saharauis. 2006. Nube Negra INN 1123-2. Saharaui Muslim spiritual songs sung in Hassaniya. Various artists.

M.S.B. 2006. Nube Negra INN 1116-2. One compact disc. Malabo popular music from Equatorial Guinea, performed by the Malabo Strit Band.

Musiques Métisses: Océan Indien. 2006. Marabi 46816-2. One compact disc; program notes in French and English (12 p.). Compilation of popular songs from Maritius, Réunion, Madagascar, Mayotte, and Comores; most material previously released. Various performers, all connected with the Musiques Métisses festival. [Musiques Metisses; Ocean Indien; Reunion]

Nar. 2006. Nube Negra INN 1117-2. One compact disc. Saharaui hawl, performed by Nayim Alal, guitar and vocals.

Ngoma. 2006. Kachele Music KMC 2005. Popular music from Zambia, performed by singer Angela Nyirenda, with supporting musicians.

Nkunzi Nlele. 2006. Sonima SMCD 1692. One compact disc. Congolese soukous performed by Papa Wemba and his band Viva Tendances.

One Life. 2006. Marabi 46817-2. One compact disc; program notes. Popular music from South Africa, performed by Johnny Clegg.

Radio Algeria. 2006. Sublime Frequencies SF029. One compact disc; program notes by Alan Bishop. Compilation of 2005 Algerian radio broadcast excerpts; various performers.

Rare Grooves Africa #01. 2006. Nova Records 3112272. One compact disc. Radio Nova compilation/sampler of popular African music. Various artists.

Saga. 2006. Lusafrica 462612. One compact disc; song texts. Popular music from Gabon, performed by singer Oliver N'goma, with supporting musicians.

Sahara Groove 2. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2057. One compact disc; notes. North African popular music sampler. Various artists.

Segu Blue. 2007. Out Here OH 007. One compact disc. Music from Mali performed by Bassekou Kouyaté, ngoni, and his band Ngoni Ba (Oumar Barou Kouyaté, Moussa Bah, and Andra Kouyaté, ngoni; Ami Sacko Ma Soumano, vocals; Alou Coulibaly, calebasse; Moussa Sissoko, percussion), with guest artists. [Bassekou Kouyate; Oumar Barou Kouyate; Andra Kouyate]

Sénégal. 2006. Wrasse Records 183. One compact disc. Senegalese popular music performed by Ismaël Lô, vocals and guitar. [Senegal; Ismael Lo]

Sénégal: Musique Wolof/Senegal: Wolof Music. 2006. Ocora Radio France C 560207. One compact disc. Traditional Wolof music from Senegal. Various performers. [Senegal]

Soul Language. 2007. Multicultural Media MCM 4007. One compact disc. Traditional and neo-traditional music from Uganda, performed by Kinobe Herbert, vocals, guitar, kora, and adungu, with supporting musicians.

Stereo Spirit. 2007. Real World CD RWL 090216. One compact disc. Popular music from Mauretania performed by Daby Touré. [Daby Toure]

Studio Cameroon. 2006. Riverboat Records TUGCD1043. One compact disc; program notes and song texts in French with English translation. Popular music from Cameroon performed by Sally Nyolo and the Original Bands of Yaoundé. [Original Bands of Yaounde]

Takkabel!. 2006 Terp Records AS-10. One compact disc. Ethiopian popular music performed by singer Mohammed "Jimmy” Mohammed, with supporting musicians.

Wonai. 2006. Tuku Music SLCD 101. One compact disc; also available as a DVD (Tuku Music SLVD 002). Popular music from Zimbabwe performed by Oliver "Tuku” Mtukudzi, with supporting musicians.

Zanzibara 4: Bi Kidude, La mémoire de la musique zanzibaraise/The Diva of Zanzibari Music. 2007. Buda Musique 860141. One compact disc. A compilation of taarab music performed by singer Bi Kidude during the last twenty years of her career; accompanied by various ensembles. [La memoire de la musique zanzibaraise]

Americas

Agua ‘e coco. 2006. Nube Negra INN 1121-2. Afro-Venezuelan popular music performed by the group Huracán de Fuego. [Huracan de Fuego]

Ao Vivo/Live. 2006. Naïve WN 145110. One compact disc and one DVD (NTSC) with English and French subtitles. Brazilian popular music performed by Seu Jorge, guitar and vocals, and Ana Carolina, vocals, with supporting musicians. [Naive]

Una Aventura Mas. 2006. Le Chant du Monde 2741492. One compact disc; program notes in English, French, and Spanish, with song texts (18 p.). Cuban popular music performed by the group Malecon Social Club.

Baden Plays Vinicius. 2006. Naïve WN 145092. One compact disc. Brazilian popular music written by Vinicius de Moraes and performed by the guitarist Baden Powell. [Naive]

Ballad of America, Volume 1: Over a Wide and Fruitful Land. 2004. Slipstream Productions SLP0003. One compact disc; program notes by Matthew Sabatella. American folk songs performed by Matthew Sabatella, with accompanying musicians.

Ballad of America, Volume 2: America Singing. 2007. Slipstream Productions SLP0004. One compact disc; historical notes. American folk songs performed by Matthew Sabatella, vocals, guitar, banjo, and dulcimer, with the Rambling String Band.

Best of Chile. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2050. One compact disc; Spanish lyrics with synopses in English, French, and German. Chilean popular songs performed by Pablo Cárcamo, with guest artist Alfredo Fernando. [Pablo Carcamo]

Best of the Cuban Music Awards 2006. 2006. Havana Masters FLORCD5. One compact disc. Compilation of music by nominees for and winners of the 2006 Cubadisco awards. Various artists.

Best of Latin America. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2052. One compact disc. Sampler of music from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, and Venezuela. Various artists.

Blues de Musicien. 2007 Arhoolie ARH-CD-533. One compact disc. Cajun and zydeco music performed by the Pine Leaf Boys.

Calypso Invasion. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2076. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German, and Spanish + song texts. Caribbean Calypso songs performed by King Selewa & His Calypsonians.

Carnival in Rio. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2060. One compact disc. Brazilian Carnival music performed by Conjunto Explosão do Samba. [Conjunto Explosao do Samba]

Cuba 1926-1937: Bal à la Havane. 2006. Frémeaux & Associés FA 5134. Two compact discs; French notes by Olivier Cossard and Helio Orovio, with English translation. Popular dance music from Cuba; various performers. [Bal a la Havne; Fremeaux & Associes]

De Bahia aux Sertoes 1939-1955: Bresil: Les chants de la mer et de la terre. Frémeaux & Associés FA 5141. Two compact discs; French notes (32 p.). Brazilian music; various performers. [Fremeaux & Associes]

Dominica Collector Vol. 1. 2007. Hi Fi Sun HFS 19. One compact disc. Compilation of recordings of popular music from Dominica spanning the period 1970-1975. Various artists.

Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular. 2007. Rounder 11661-0548-2. One compact disc; notes by Neil Rosenberg. Bluegrass music performed by Tony Trischka. banjo, with guest and supporting artists.

En vivo en la Argentina. 2006. La Lichere LLL 319. One compact disc. Live concert of accordion music and songs from Argentina performed by Guarani musician Raúl Barboza with guest musicians León Gieco, Lito Vitale, and Chango Spasiuk. [Raul Barboza; Leon Gieco]

Englishman. 2007. Greensleeves GREWCD9. One compact disc. CD release of the 1979 reggae album, with four additional tracks. Performed by Barrington Levy, accompanied by the Roots Radics Band.

The Essential Augustus Pablo. Metro METRDCD 603. Two compact discs. Compilation of 1970s Jamaican dub and roots reggae performed by Augustus Pablo, with guest artists.

The Essential Gregory Isaacs. Metro METRDCD 602. Two compact discs. Compilation of Jamaican popular music performed by reggae artist Gregory Isaacs, taken from the first 20 years of his career.

The Essential Jimmy Cliff. Metro METRDCD 600. Two compact discs. Compilation of Jamaican popular music performed by ska artist Jimmy Cliff.

Flute Music of the Andes: Spirit of the Incas. 1997. Dejavu Retro R2CD 40-44. Two compact discs; notes (20 p.). Folk and some popular music of the Andes region. Various performers.

From Bakabush: The First Ten Years of Stonetree. 2006. Stonetree Records STR 027. One enhanced compact disc, including a video travelogue and a video musical history by Ivan Duran. Compilation of Garifuna popular music recorded on Belize’s Stonetree label. Various artists.

Garifuna Punta Anthology. 2006. Turtle Shell Music. One compact disc. Garifuna punta music from Belize written and performed by singer Lady Lard (Leocardia Bernadez Ruiz Mariano) and percussionist Isabel Flores, with supporting voices, drums, and percussion; recorded in 1973.

Get on Board! Underground Railroad and Civil Rights Freedom Songs, Volume 2. 2007. Appleseed APR CD 1098. One compact disc; program notes and song texts (12 p.). Performed by Kim Harris, vocals, and Reggie Harris, vocals and guitar, with guest artists.

Hagalo usted mismo. 2006. Nacional Records NCL 68479. One compact disc. Popular music from Chile performed by the group Los Tres.

Inward I. 2006. Sound of World SW106. One compact disc; notes and song texts in English (10 p.). Popular music of Jamaica performed by Mystic Revelation of Rastafari.

Jelly Roll Morton: The Library of Congress Recordings. 2006. Rounder Records 11661-1897-2. One compact disc; extensive notes. Compilation of material selected from the 8 CD set of the complete recordings of Jelly Roll Morton made by Alan Lomax in 1938.

The Last Suit You Wear. 2007. McCoury Music MCM0004. One compact disc. Bluegrass music performed by Larry Sparks.

Lonquen: Tribute to Victor Jara. 2006. Petroglyph PR-00122. One compact disc. Songs of Chilean musician and political dissident Victor Jara, performed by singer Francesca Ancarola with supporting musicians.

Los mangos bajitos. 2006. Nube Negra INN 1129-2. Cuban dance music performed by Septeto Santiaguero.

Maria Bethânia Sings the Vinicius de Moraes Songbook. 2006. DRG Brazil BECDDRG 31616. One compact disc; Portuguese song texts. Brazilian popular songs sung by Maria Bethânia accompanied by supporting musicians. [Maria Bethania]

Mi sueño. 2007. World Circuit WCD077. One compact disc; Spanish song texts with English translations. Compilation of previously released Cuban popular music performed by Ibrahim Ferrer with accompanying musicians. [Mi sueno]

More Behind the Picture Than the Wall. 2007. Rounder 11661-0588-2. One compact disc. Bluegrass music performed by Doyle Lawson and the group Quicksilver.

¡Primal! 2006. Rev-Ola CRREV 68. One compact disc. Cuban popular music performed by Perez Prado and his band; compilation of material previously released, 1949-1953.

Premiers enregistrements de Mano Cesaire et la Formation Malavoi: La naissance de la world music antillaise en 1969. 2006. Frémeaux & Associés FA 481. One compact disc. First recordings of Martinican "son Malavoi” by Mano Cesaire and the group Malavoi. [Fremeaux & Associes]

Que linda es mi Cuba. 2006. Tumi 134. One compact disc; program notes in English and Spanish. Campesino music from Cuba, performed by Grupo Eduardo Saborit.

Reckless Roots Rockers. 2006. Wackie’s Records 037. One compact disc. Compilation of dub recordings originally released in 1977. Performed by the band Soul Syndicate and various other performers.

The Rough Guide to Salsa Dura NYC. 2007. World Music Network RGNET1177CD. One compact disc. Compilation of salsa from New York City. Various Artists.

Rub That Rhythm. 2006. Self-published. One compact disc. Contemporary take on American jug band music of the early 20th century. Performed by The Bluelights (formerly Washboard Slim and the Blue Lights).

Salsa Power. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2063. One compact disc. Salsa performed by Venezuelan artist Victor Hugo and his band Son de Cali.

Stars in My Crown. 2007. Red House RHR-CD-202. One compact disc. Jorma Kaukonen. American folk and contemporary folk music performed by Jorma Kaukonen, vocals and guitar, with supporting musicians.

Still… Keepin’ It Real: The Last Man Standing. 2006. MCG7045. One compact disc; historical and program notes. Gospel music performed by the Dixie Hummingbirds.

Suena mi Tamboo. 2006. Nube Negra INN 1130-2. Afro-Venezuela popular music performed by the group Tazajo Tambo.

Take Me to Jamaica: The Story of Jamaican Mento with Stanley Motta, Ivan Chin & Ken Khouri from 1951-1958. 2006. Pressure Sounds PSCD 51. One compact disc; program notes by Noel Hawks. Various artists.

Tambours de Martinique. 2006. Buda Musique 860146. One compact disc. Afro-Martinican bèlè (also known as bel-air) performed by Les Maîtres du Bèlè de Sainte-Marie. [bele; Les Maitres du Bele de Sainte-Marie]

Tamburitza! From the Balkans to America, 1910-1950: Hot String Band Music. 2007. Arhoolie 7051-7052. Two compact discs. Serbian and Croatian music for tamburitza orchestra, brought to the United States by immigrants. Compilation of material remastered from commercial 78 rpm recordings. Various performers.

Tango Argentino. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2051. One compact disc; notes in English, French, Spanish, and German. Argentinian tangos performed by the Trio Hugo Díaz. [Trio Hugo Diaz]

Ultimate Celebration. 2007. HiFi Sun HFS 16. One compact disc. Compilation of popular music from the French Antilles performed by the group Kassav.

The Upsetter Selection: A Lee Perry Jukebox. 2007. Trojan 06076-80566-2. Two compact discs; program notes by Lee "Scratch” Perry. Compilation by Perry of previously released reggae from Jamaica. Performed by Perry and the group The Upsetters, with other performers.

Very Best of Zouk. 2007. Hi Fi Sun HFS 15. One compact disc. Compilation of Zouk from the French Antillean label Hi Fi Sun. Various artists.

Wátina. 2007. Cumbancha/Stonetree Music CMB-CD-3. One enhanced compact disc, including a "making of” video and other material; song texts in Garifuna with English translations. Popular music of the Garifuna of Belize, performed by Andy Palacio and the Garifuna Collective. [Watina]

Asia and Oceania

An Audio Documentation of the Compositions of Shri Muttusvami Dikshitar from the Sangita Sampradaya Pradarshini: Audio Book One. 2006. Jnanarnava Trust. English notes by N. Ramanathan (5 p.), with introductory commentary by T.M. Krishna and romanized Sanskrit texts. Performed by T.M. Krishna, vocals; R.K. Sriramkumar, violin; R.S. Jayalakshmi, veena; and K. Arun Prakash, mridangam.

Bali: Musiques sacrées/Sacred Music. 2006. Nord-Sud 1173. One compact disc. CD release from Deben Bhattacharya’s Voyages series. Various artists. [Musiques sacrees]

The Best of Bollywood. 2004. Dejavu Retro R2CD 42-89. Two compact discs. Compilation of music from the original soundtracks of six Indian films, including Bollywood Hollywood. Various artists.

Beyond Istanbul: Underground Grooves of Turkey. 2006. Trikont US-0355. One compact disc. Turkish popular music compiled by DJ İpek İpekçioğlu. Various performers. [Ipek Ipekcioglu]

A Bollywood Dream. 2007. Saregama CDNFX 110322. One enhanced compact disc, including a video of Shilpa Shetty in performance. Indian film songs popularized through the film (but not musical) performances of actresses Shipla and Shamita Shetty. Various artists.

Buryat: Rites, fêtes et danses autour du lac Baïkal/Buryatia: Rites, Celebrations and Dances around Lake Baikal (Sibérie 9: Bouriatie). 2004. Buda 3017169. One compact disc; notes and text translations in English and French (35 p.). Buryat folk music, recorded in March 2004. Various performers. [Rites, fetes et danses autour du lac Baikal; Siberie 9]

Chinese Masterpieces of the Pipa & Qin. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2074. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German, and Spanish. Music for the pipa and qin performed by Cheng Yu with supporting musicians.

Chinese New Years Music. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2055. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German, and Spanish. Popular and traditional New Years music from mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the Chinese diaspora. Performed by the Heart of the Dragon Ensemble.

Choubi Choubi! Folk and Pop Sounds from Iraq. 2005. Sublime Frequencies SF025. One compact disc; notes by Mark Gergis. Compilation by Mark Gergis of commercial recordings spanning the 1970s-2002. Various performers.

Classical Indian Ragas: Shadow of the Lotus. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2061. One compact disc. Performed by Baluji Shrivastav, sitar, surbahar, and dilruba; and Sanju Sahai, tabla.

Dancers of Bali, 1952. 2006. World Arbiter 2007. One compact disc; program notes (23 p.). Balinese gamelan music recorded in London and New York in 1952. Performed by a gamelan from Pliatan, directed by Anak Agung Gedé Mandera. [Anak Agung Gede Mandera]

Didgeridoo Dreaming: Aboriginal Spiritual Music. 1999. Dejavu Retro R2CD 40-84. Two compact discs; notes (26 p.). Field recordings of Australian Aboriginal music. Various performers.

Ethnic Minority Music of Northeast Cambodia. 2006. Sublime Frequencies SF 027. One compact disc; notes by Laurent Jeanneau. Field recordings of ceremonial music, made by Laurent Jeanneau 2003-2005. Various performers.

Falak, the Voice of Destiny: Traditional, Popular and Symphonic Music of Tajikistan. 2005. Topic Records TSCD932D. Two compact discs; English program notes by Federico Spinetti (19 p.). Compiled by Federico Spinetti. Various performers.

First LP Record: Pandit Jasraj. 2006. Saregama CDNF 150639. One compact disc. CD reissue of the 1966 release by North Indian classical vocalists Jasraj.

First LP Record: Pandit Ravi Shankar. 2006. Saregama CDNF 150601. One compact disc. CD reissue of the 1963 release by Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar.

First LP Record: Pandit Shivkumar Sharma. 2006. Saregama CDNF 150640. One compact disc. CD reissue of the 1967 release by Kashmiri santoor player Shivkumar Sharma.

First LP Record: Ustad Amir Khan. 2006. Saregama CDNF 150604. One compact disc. CD reissue of the 1960 release by Hindustani classical vocalist Amir Khan.

First LP Record: Ustad Bismillah Khan. 2006. Saregama CDNF 150647. One compact disc. CD reissue of the 1961 release by Indian shenai player Bismillah Khan.

First LP Record: Ustad Zakir Hussain. 2006. Saregama CDNF 150605. One compact disc. CD reissue of the 1966 release by Indian percussionist Zakir Hussain.

Folk and Pop Sounds of Sumatra, Vol. 1. 2003. Sublime Frequencies SF001. One compact disc; notes by Alan Bishop. Compilation by Alan Bishop taken from recordings acquired in Sumatra in 1989. Various artists.

Folk and Pop Sounds of Sumatra, Vol. 2. 2004. Sublime Frequencies SF018. One compact disc; notes by Alan Bishop. Compilation by Alan Bishop of recordings spanning the 1960s-1980s. Various performers.

Grand Bazaar. 2006. Network Medien 495114. One compact disc; program notes in English, French, and German. Turkish music in the Ottoman tradition performed by the Istanbul Oriental Ensemble, led by percussionist Burhan Öçal. [Burhan Ocal]

Guitars of the Golden Triangle: Folk and Pop Music of Myanmar (Burma), Vol. 2. 2005. Sublime Frequencies SF024. One compact disc; notes by Alan Bishop. Compilation by Alan Bishop of commercial recordings from the 1970s. Various artists.

Harmika Yab-Yum: Folk Sounds from Nepal. 2004. Sublime Frequencies SF017. One compact disc; program notes by Robert Millis (8 p.). Compilation by Robert Millis of radio excerpts and field recordings made in Nepal in 1996. Various performers.

I Remember Syria. 2004. Sublime Frequencies SF009. Two compact discs; notes. Compilation by Mark Gergis of material he recorded or acquired in Syria, January 1998-August 2000. Various performers.

Inde: Dhrupad. 2006. Nord-Sud 1175. One compact disc. CD release from Deben Bhattacharya’s Voyages series. Performed by Alaka Lahiri, voice.

Inde du sud: Percussions Carnatiques/Southern India: Carnatic Percussion. 2007. Buda Musique 3017405. One compact disc. Performed by K.V. Prasad, mridangam, with Vaikom R. Gopalakrishnan, ghatam, and B.S. Purushotham, kanjira.

Introducing Shankar Mahadevan: The Voice of India Today. 2006. Saregama CDNF 138066-138067. Two compact discs. Contemporary Indian popular music in various genres performed by singer Shankar Mahadevan, with supporting musicians.

Iran: Les Dastgah/The Dastgah System. 2006. Nord-Sud 1176. One compact disc. CD release from Deben Bhattacharya’s Voyages series; recorded in 1955. Various artists.

Ishraqaat. 2005. Snail Records SR66004. One compact disc. Iraqi classical music performed by the vocalist Farida Ali, with supporting musicians.

Japanese Drums. 2007. ARC Productions EUCD 2045. One compact disc; extensive notes. Japanese taiko drum music performed by Tomoe-Ryu Yutakadaiko.

Japanese Traditional Koto and Shakuhachi. 2006. Oliver Sudden Productions K10-22CD. One compact disc; program notes in English and French (16 p.). Performed by Alcvin Takegawa Ramos, shakuhachi, and Satomi Saeki, koto.

Leaf Music, Drunks, Distant Drums: Recordings from Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, and Myanmar. 2004. Sublime Frequencies SF026. One compact disc; program notes by Robert Millis. Field recordings made by Robert Millis in 2002. Various performers.

Lemele. 2007. Rounder Europe RRECD17. One compact disc. Yiddish songs performed by Israeli singer Chava Alberstein with supporting musicians.

Maestro of the Indian Flute. 2006. Saregama NFC 150625-150526. Two compact discs. Compilation of recordings made by Hariprasad Chaurasia, with supporting musicians, from the 1960s-1990s.

Maqams in Divine Enchantment. 2006. Papyros MWCD 5016. One compact disc; notes in Arabic. Iraqi music performed by singer Hussein al A’dhami, accompanied by Wisam al Azzawi, santour; Abdul-latif al Ubaidi, tabla, riqq, and naccara; and Karim Darwish, tabla.

Master of the Indian Bansuri. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2056. One compact disc. Indian classical music performed by Pandit Ronu Majumdar, bansuri, with supporting pakhavaj and tabla.

Min B'ad. 2006. Sabreen Productions. One compact disc. Music written by Palestinian vocalist, percussionist, and oud player Wissam Murad to texts by Egyptian poet Bayram Al-Tunisi. Performed by Murad, accompanied by an instrumental ensemble.

Molam: Thai Country Groove from Isan. 2004. Sublime Frequencies SF019. One compact disc; program notes by Mark Gergis. Compilation by Alan Bishop and Mark Gergis of folk music from Northeastern Thailand and Laos, taken from commercial recordings spanning the 1970s-1980s. Various performers.

The Music of China. 2004. Dejavu Retro R2CD 42-88. Two compact discs. One disc each of instrumental music and Chinese opera. Various artists.

Music of Southern India. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2048. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German, and Spanish. South Indian classical vocal music with violin and mridangam. Performed by the Rang Puhar Carnatic Group.

Mustafa Kandıralı. 2006. Traditional Crossroads CD 6004. One compact disc; Turkish notes by Melih Duygulu with English translation (90 p.). Turkish music performed by the Turkish Romani clarinetist Mustafa Kandıralı, with supporting musicians; compilation of remastered material originally released in Turkey in the 1970s and 1980s. [Mustafa Kandirali]

Nanwoka: Multi-Part Folksongs of Yunnan’s Ethnic Minorities, parts 3 and 4. 2005. Pan Records PAN 7014-7015. Two compact discs; program and biographical notes by Zhang Xingrong (19 p.). Folk songs of the Miao, Zhuang, Buyi, Dai, Wa, De’ang, Bulang, Achang, Jingpo, Lisu, Dulong, Tibetans, Bai, Yi, Hani, and Jinuo., recorded by Zhang Xingrong and Li Wei in 1995 and 1997-1999. Various performers.

Night Recordings from Bali. 2003. Sublime Frequencies SF003. One compact disc; notes by Alan Bishop. Field recordings made in and around the Balinese villages of Peliatan and Ubud by Alan Bishop and Manford Cain, August-September 1989; edited by Alan Bishop. Various performers.

Oğlan Bizim Kız Bizim (English title: "Anatolian Wedding”). 2007. Doublemoon DM 0036. One compact disc. Wedding music from Turkey performed by clarinetist Selim Sesler with supporting musicians. [Oglan Bizim Kiz Bizim]

Omar Souleyman: Highway to Hassake: Folk and Pop Sounds of Syria. 2006. Sublime Frequencies SF 031. Syrian folk and popular music performed by Omar Souleyman and supporting musicians; compiled by Mark Gergis from cassettes released 1994-2006.

Out of Baghdad!. 2005. Uruk Records URUKCD 001. One compact disc. Contemporary Iraqi music, written and performed by expatriate musician Aida Nadeem and collaborating artists.

Pakistan: Faqirs du Sindh/Faqirs of Sindh. 2006. Ocora Radio France C 560156. One compact disc. Spiritual music performed by the Faqirs Shah-Jo-Raagi at the Mausoleum of the Sufi saint Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai.

Parfums Ottomans: Musique de cour arabo-turque. 2007. Le Chant du Monde 5741414-5741415. Two compact discs; extensive notes in English and French. Ottoman Turkish and Arabo-Turkish music from the 14th-17th centuries performed by the Syrian Ensemble Al-Kindi, with Turkish and other guest musicians.

Passion. 2006. Golden Horn Records GHP 025-2. One compact disc. Solo oud improvisations by Turkish artist Turdal Tokcan.

Princess Nicotine: Folk and Pop Music of Myanmar (Burma), Vol. 1. 2004. Sublime Frequencies SF006. One compact disc; notes by Alan Bishop. Compilation by Alan Bishop of chiefly previously released material. Various artists.

Radio India: The Eternal Dream of Sound. 2004. Sublime Frequencies SF014. Two compact discs; program notes (8 p.). Compilation of excerpts from radio broadcasts collected by Alan Bishop in 1989 and by Richard Bishop in 1996. Various performers.

Radio Java. 2003. Sublime Frequencies SF002. One compact disc; notes by Alan Bishop. Recordings excerpted from Radios Jakarta, Surabaya, Republik Indonesia, Yogyakarta, Bandung, and Solo/Bandung, collected by Alan Bishop and Manford Cain, August-September 1989; edited by Alan Bishop. Various performers.

Radio Palestine: Sounds of the Eastern Mediterranean. 2004. Sublime Frequencies SF008. One compact disc; notes by Alan Bishop. Compilation by Bishop of excerpts from Eastern Mediterranean radio collected in the summer of 1985. Various artists.

Radio Phnom Penh. 2004. Sublime Frequencies SF020. One compact disc; program notes by Alan Bishop (8 p.). Compilation by Alan Bishop of popular music broadcast on Cambodian radio stations in Phnom Penh, some of it remixes of older classics, August-November 2004. Various artists.

Radio Pyongyang: Commie Funk and Agit Prop from the Hermit Kingdom. 2005. Sublime Frequencies SF023. One compact disc; program notes by Christiaan Virant (8 p.). Compilation by Christiaan Virant of field recordings, television and radio broadcast excerpts, and live performances, recorded chiefly in Pyongyang, 1995-1998. Various performers.

Radio Sumatra: The Indonesian FM Experience. 2004. Sublime Frequencies SF021. One compact disc; program notes. Compilation of excepts from FM radio broadcasts in Medan, Padang, and Bukitinggi, Sumatra, July-August 2004. Various performers.

Radio Thailand: Transmissions from the Tropical Kingdom. 2006. Sublime Frequencies SF028. Two compact discs: disc 1, 2000-2004; disc 2, 1989-1995. Compilation of radio broadcast excerpts. Various performers.

R.D. Burman: A Bollywood Legend: Best of the EMI Years. 2006. Saregama CDNF 138064-138065. Two compact discs. Music of Indian film composer R.D. Burman. Various performers.

Rhythms and Melodies. 2007. Le Chant du Monde 2741501. One compact disc. Original music performed by Iraqi artists Munir Bashir, ud, accompanied by 4 percussionists.

Ritual Music of Tibetan Monks: Mantras for Meditation. 2000. Dejavu Retro R2CD 40-99. Two compact discs; notes (20 p.). Tibetan Buddhist songs and chants recorded in Nepal. Various performers.

The Rough Guide to Bollywood Gold. 2007. World Music Network RGNET1182 CD. One enhanced compact disc, including information on India and Indian film music, and an interview with DJ Ritu; program and biographical notes by DJ Ritu (12 p.). Compilation of previously released Indian film music. Various artists.

Samarkand and Beyond: Music of Central Asia. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2064. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German, and Spanish. Music from Uzbekistan performed by vocalists Dilnura Qodirjonova and Abror Zufarov and the group Mashriq.

Spiridon: Iakoutie: Guimbardes. 2007. Cinq Planètes CP07554. One compact disc. Sakha (Yakut) folk music performed by Spiridon Chichiguine, jaw harp. [Cinq Planetes]

Sprinting Gazelle: Palestinian Songs from the Motherland and the Diaspora. 2005. Fuse Records CFCD 048. One compact disc. Palestinian Arab folk and new English-language songs performed by singer Reem Kelani, with supporting musicians.

Streets of Lhasa. 2003. Sublime Frequencies SF016. One compact disc; program notes by Steve Barker. Field recordings of street musicians made by Zhang Jian in Lhasa, ZhaDa, and Shigatse, Tibet, August 2003. Various performers.

Syrie: Le Makam Syrien/The Syrian Makam. 2006. Nord-Sud 1177. One compact disc. CD release from Deben Bhattacharya’s Voyages series; recorded in 1955 and 1960. Various performers.

Taiwan: Musiques de Taiwan/Music from Taiwan. 2006. Nord-Sud 1178. One compact disc. CD release from Deben Bhattacharya’s Voyages series; recorded in 1973. Various artists.

Terre Sainte/Holy Land: Musiques sacrées/Religious Music. 2006. Nord-Sud 1180. One compact disc. CD release from Deben Bhattacharya’s Voyages series. Various artists. [Musiques sacrees]

Their Star Shall Never Fade. 2006. Magda MGD054. Two compact discs; notes (8 p.). Iraqi music performed by Daoud Al-Kuwaity, oud, and Saleh Al-Kuwaity, violin.

Turkish Traditional Music. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2072. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German and Spanish. Turkish classical music performed by Ensemble Tâhir Aydoğdu. [Tahir Aydogdu]

Turquie: Les Dervish Mevlevi/The Mevlevi Dervishes. 2006. Nord-Sud 1179. One compact disc. CD release of Deben Bhattacharya’s Voyages series; recorded in 1972. Various artists.

Unforgettable Land. Fortunate Recordings FOR 001. One compact disc. Unaccompanied contemporary Tibetan folk songs performed by Soname Yangchen.

Yemen: Chant et percussion/Song and Percussion. 2006. Ocora Radio France C 560176. One compact disc. Traditional songs from Sana’a performed by Mohammed Isma’il Al-Khamisi.

Europe

40 Urtez Ikasten Egonak. 2005. Elkar KD 705-706. Two compact discs. Basque folk music performed by singer Benito Lertxundi with supporting musicians, covering his 40-year career; recorded live in concert, March 2005.

Above the Roofs. 2005. Snail Records SR66005. One compact disc. Debut album by Croatian singer-songwriter and guitarist Branko Galoic. [Branko Galoic]

Aire de Al-Andalus/The Air of Al-Andalus. 2004. Pneuma Classics 550. One compact disc; program notes in Spanish and English (11 p.). Andalusian songs in Arabic and music for end-blown flutes. Performed by Eduardo Paniagua, Yuocef Bounaas, Tofik al Ramadan, and Nouredin Acha.

L’amitié À l’unisson. 2002. Agorila AG CD338. One compact disc. Basque folk music from France performed by the male choir Adixkideak, directed by Daniel Boulin; recorded in concert. [L’amitie a l’unisson]

Anabel Santiago Canta a Diamantina Rodríguez. 2005. Males Pulgues MP 008. One compact disc. Asturian tonada songs performed by Spanish folk singer Anabel Santiago, with supporting musicians. [Diamantina Rodriguez]

Amore e Acciaio. 2006. Zone di Musica ZDM 0502. One compact disc. Italian folk and new folk music performed by singer Lucilla Galeazzi.

Amorrua. 2006. Elkar (no number given). One compact disc. Contemporary take on music for the Basque trikitixa performed by Iker Goenaga.

Ampron Prunni. 2006. Self-published. One compact disc. Finnish folk fiddle music from Kaustinen performed by the group Ampron Prunni, consisting of Arto Järvelä, nyckelharpa, fiddle, mandolin; Risto Hotakainen, fiddle, mandolin, jouhikko; and Timo Valo, harmonium. [Arto Jarvela]

Arctic Paradise 2007: Contemporary Finnish Folk Music. 2007. Finnish Music Information Center ARCTICCD 2007. One compact disc; English program and biographical notes (80 p.). Contemporary Finnish folk music sampler. Various performers.

Balli popolari in Abruzzo, Vol. 3: Musica tradizionale dalla Majella e dalla Val Pescara. 2005. Taranta Ethnica TA025. One compact disc; notes in Italian and English by Giuseppe Michele Gala. Italian folk music from the Abruzzo region, recorded 1982-2005. Various performers.

Begjær. 2005. Ta:lik TA20. One compact disc. Norwegian folksongs performed a cappella by singer Camilla Granlien. [Begjoer]

Blå September. 2006. Ta:lik TA23. One compact disc. Norwegian folk fiddle music performed by Aslak O. Brimi and Hans W. Brimi. [Bla September]

Boombal Vol. 1. 2006. Home Records 4446016. One compact disc. Compilation of contemporary Belgian folk dance music, recorded live at a dance event (Boombal). Various artists.

Burlesque. 2006. Westpark Music 87132. One compact disc. Contemporary rendition of English folk music performed by the 11-piece band Bellowhead.

Cantes Gitanos. Nuevos Medios NM 15847 CD. 2005. One compact disc; biographical notes and song texts. Spanish flamenco songs performed by female vocalist La Niña de Los Peines, accompanied by Melchor de Marchena, Niño Ricardo, and Manolo de Badajoz, guitars. [La Nina de Los Peines; Nino Ricardo]

Celtic Folk Songs. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2078. One compact disc; song texts and guitar chords. Folk songs from Ireland, Scotland, and Brittany performed by the trio Golden Bough.

Cigani, Ruzsa + Angelo. 2004. Ecco Chamber ECR011-2. One compact disc. Czech Romani music performed by the group !Deladap.

Concerto em Lisboa. 2007. Times Squre TSQCD 9060. One compact disc and one DVD with documentary film Mariza and the Story of Fado. Portuguese fado recorded live in concert. Performed by Mariza, vocals, accompanied by the Sinfoniette de Lisboa, conducted by Jaques Morelenbaum, cello.

El Corazon Tiene Tres Puertas. 2007. Resistencia RESCD204. Two compact discs plus one DVD with concert footage and special features (PAL format). Portuguese folk, fado, and popular music performed by singer Dulce Pontes with supporting musicians; recorded live in concert.

dag, kveld, natt. 2006. Ta:lik TA30. One compact disc. Norwegian folk music from Telemark, performed by Anne Hytta, hardanger fiddle.

EgAri. 2006. Jaro 4278-2. Georgian folk-based popular music performed by the trio The Shin, with guest musicians.

En Sevilla. 2005. Nuevos Medios NM 15848 CD. One compact disc. Spanish flamenco recorded live at the club Torre Macarena in Seville. Performed by singer Terremoto de Jerez, accompanied by guitarist Manuel Morao.

Fado Ladino. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2046. One compact disc; notes. Portuguese novo fado performed by the group Rosa Negra.

Fél és Egész. 2007. Westpark Music 87140. Two compact discs. Hungarian speed folk performed by the band Transsylvanians. [Fel es Egesz]

fille-vern: gamle og nye mestre i norsk munnharpetradisjon. 2006. Ta:lik TA29. Two compact discs; extensive notes in Norwegian and English. Archival and contemporary performances of Norwegian folk music on the munneharpe. Various performers.

La Finestra Dell'Ultimo Piano: Canzoni Popolari Dell'Arco Alpino. 2006. Radici CMI-RNR 112. One compact disc; song texts in Italian and French with English translations (24 p.). Italian and Provençal folk songs performed by the trio Paroplapi (Samuela Gallinari, voice; Gael Princivalle, voice and hand drums; Giorgio Albiani, guitar) with guest artists. [Provencal]

Finlande: Musiques populaires/Folk Music. 2006. Nord-Sud 1170. One compact disc. CD release from Deben Bhattacharya’s Voyages series. Various artists.

Forever Polida. 2006. Le Chant du Monde 2741441. One compact disc. French Provençal popular music from Marseille, sung in Occitan and French. Performed by the group Moussu T e Lei Jovents. [Provencal]

Fortal: Traditional Songs from Honindal. 2006. Heilo HCD7208. Compilation of Norwegian folk music. Various artists.

Game Set Match. 2006. Topic Records TSCD566. One compact disc; program notes and biographical information. Live recordings from the late 1970s of English folk songs performed by Nic Jones with accompanying musicians.

Gau giro. 2006. Elkar (no number given). One compact disc. Music for the Basque trikitixa performed by the trio Kupela Taldea.

Gypsy Groove. 2007. Putumayo World Music PUT 262-2. One compact disc; notes in English, French, and Spanish. Compilation of Romani music. Various artists.

Halituli. 2006. Seita Music 011. One compact disc. Finnish and Nordic folk music and newly-composed folk music performed by Eero Turkka, harmonica, and Antti Paalanen, melodeon and accordion.

Hayam Hagadol. 2005. L'Empreinte Digitale ED 13210. One compact disc. Judeo-Arabic music performed by the Sephardo-Andalusian ensemble Naguila (André Taïeb, vocals; Mohammed Zeftari, violin and vocals; Fouad Didi, oud and vocals; Pierre-Luc ben Soussan, darbouka and daff). [Andre Taib]

Hilda Bronstein Sings Yiddish Songs Old and New. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD2054. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German, and Spanish; Yiddish song texts with English translations. Yiddish songs from Eastern Europe performed by Hilda Bronstein and the Shepherd Klezmer Quartet.

Holy Heathens and the Old Green Man. 2006. Topic Records TSCD562. One compact disc; program notes by Martin Carthy. English holiday folk songs performed by the group Waterson:Carthy, with the accompaniment of The Devil’s Interval vocal trio.

homerecords.be vol. one. 2006. Home Records 4446015. 16 track sampler of modern folk music from Belgium, compiled by Michel Van Achter. Various artists.

Hongrie: Musique populaires/Hungary: Folk Music. 2004. Ocora Radio France C 600013. One compact disc; Hungarian program notes by István Alföldy-Boruss with French and English translations (19 p.). Folk music from the Hungarian Radio archive, recorded 1960-1995. Various performers. [Istvan Alfoldy-Boruss]

Jorun Marie Kvernberg. 2006. Ta:lik TA33. One compact disc. Norwegian folk music from Nordmøre and Romsdal performed by Jorun Marie Kvernberg, fiddle and hardanger fiddle. [Nordmore]

Jumping at the Cedar. 2006. NorthSide NSD6090. Two compact discs; notes in English. Swedish folk-rock performed by the group Hoven Droven; recorded live in concert at the 2005 Nordic Roots Festival in Minneapolis.

Ka synge gamalt. 2006. Ta:lik TA26. One compact disc. Norwegian folk music from Gudbrandsdalen. Performed by singer Kristian P. Åsmundstad; recordings taken from the archives of Norwegian National Radio (NRK), made in 1937, 1954, and 1959. [Kristian P. Asmundstad]

Kalejdoskop. 2005. Go Danish Folk 0605. One enhanced compact disc, including PDF file of sheet music for all tracks. Danish folk music performed by fiddler Gunner Friis, performing solo and with accompanying instrumentalists.

Keranka. 2006. World Connection WC 43007. One compact disc. Bulgarian folk songs and world music fusions performed by vocalist Yanka Rupkina, with supporting and guest musicians.

Al lado del mediodía. 2006. Galileo Music Communication GMD 001. One compact disc plus one DVD (PAL format). Concert recording of Castilian folk music by the group Aljibe, with guest artists. [Al lado del mediodia]

The Legends of Life. 2005. Snail Records SR 66006. One compact disc. Bosnian and Romani folk and popular music performed by Mostar Sevdah Reunion, with vocalists Ljiljana Buttler and Šaban Bajramovic. [Saban Bajramovic]

Lempilauluja. 2006. Texicalli TEXCD 072. One compact disc. Finnish folk and ethnopop music performed by the quartet Freija (Maija Karhinen, vocals, kantele, accordion, recorder; Arto Anttila, double bass, vocals; Lassi Logrén, fiddle, key-harp, vocals; Matti Laitinen, guitar, mandolin, vocals. [Lassi Logren]

Live. 2006. Radici CMI-RNR 114. One compact disc. Italian folk music from the Tosca-Emiliano Apennines region. Performed by the vocal group Viulàn (Lele Chiodi, Carlo Pagliali, Lauro Bernardoni), accompanied by Giorgio Albiani, guitar, and Silvio Trotta. [Viulan]

Loinneog Cheoil. 2006. Mad River Records MRCD 1003. Gaelic songs, chiefly from Donegal, performed by singer Aoife Ni Fhearraigh; a re-recording of her 1991 cassette release, with extra material, and with arrangements and accompaniment by Manus Lunny.

Mandrágora. 2005. Zounds ZCD004. One compact disc. Contemporary renditions of Portuguese folk music, performed by the band Mandrágora. [Mandragora]

Marful. 2006. Galileo Music Communiction NUBE1003. One compact disc. Galician folk music performed by the group Marful.

Mi forma de vivir. 2006. K Industria K 059 CD. One compact disc. Spanish flamenco performed by the singer Duquende, with supporting musicians.

Midnight Prayer. 2006. Traditional Crossroads 4332. One compact disc. Traditional Jewish instrumental music performed by the Joel Rubin Ensemble (Joel Rubin, clarinet; Kálmán Balogh, cimbalom; Sándor Budai, violin; David Chernyavsky, violin; Claudio Jacomucci, accordion; Ferenc Kovács, trumpet, Csaba Novák, string bass; Pete Rushefsky, tsimbl). [Kalman Balogh; Sandor Budai; Ferenc Kovacs; Csaba Novak]

Mikis Theodorakis: O Zorbas: A Man & His Music. 2003. Dejavu Retro R2CD 42-65. Two compact discs. Compilation of music by Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis; various performers.

M’oli tin passiuna con tutta la passione: suoni e canti di Corigliano d'Otranto. 2006. Felmay TA 028. One compact disc. Folk music from Southern Italy’s Greca Salentina performed by Giovanni Avantaggiato, with supporting musicians.

Mon. 2006. Nordic Tunes NT 001. One compact disc. Swedish folk music performed by Göran Månsson, flutes, pipes, guitars and percussion. [Goran Mansson]

Morning Star/Morgonstjärna. 2007. NorthSide NSD6092. One compact disc. Swedish folk and new folk music performed by the group Ranarim. [Morgonstjarna]

Mujeres. 2006. Mute CDSTUMM 286. One enhanced compact disc. Spanish flamenco and flamenco-style music performed by singer Estrella Morente.

Music of Belarus. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2067. One compact disc; notes in English, German, and Spanish. Folk music from Belarus performed by vocalist Nataliya Romanskaya and the group Kirmash.

Mystery of Fado. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2073. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish; song texts in Portuguese with English translation. Portuguese fado performed by singer Linda Leonardo, with supporting musicians.

Nordik Tree. 2006. OArt NDTC 006. One compact disk. Finnish and Swedish folk and modern folk dances and tunes. Performed by Arto Järvelä and Hans Kennemark, fiddles, and Timo Alakotila, piano and harmonium. [Arto Jarvela]

Orhiko Xoria. 2006. Elkar (no number given). One compact disc. Basque folk and new folk music performed by instrumentalist Juan Mari Beltran, with supporting musicians incorporating instruments including txalaparta, alboka, txistu-ttunttuna, trikitixa, panderoa, and tamboril.

Paris, Plages d’Hawaii: Guitares Hawaiiennes 1930. 2006. Paris Jazz Corner 983643-5. One compact disc; program notes in French by Cyril Lefebvre. Popular "Hawaiian” guitar music recorded in Paris by Parisian musicians in the 1920s and 1930s. Various artists.

Peacetime. 2007. Compass 7 4449 2. One compact disc; program notes and English song texts with glosses of Scots words (18 p.). Scottish folk and popular music performed by Eddi Reader, vocals, with supporting musicians.

Pimasz: Ethno Funk. 2006. Hangvetö BGCD 170. One compact disc. Hungarian popular music performed by the Kerekes Band. [Hangveto]

Queens and Kings 2007. Asphalt Tango Records CD-ATR 1207. European Romani music performed by the Romanian Romani group Fanfare Ciocarlia, with Romani guest musicians from Bosnia, Bulgaria, France, Hungary, Macedonia, and Serbia.

Rembetika: Baglamas, Bouzoukis and Bravado: Greek Music from the Underground. 2006. JSP Records JSP 7776. Four compact discs; notes, discography. Compilation of remastered recordings; various performers. Disc 1: The Ottoman Legacy, 1925-1937. Disc 2: Piraeus Heavy Hitters, 1934-1946. Disc 3: Dope, Dice, Guitars, Knives ‘n’ Such, 1928-1946. Disc 4: After Censorship, 1937-1947.

Rembetika & Greek Popular Music. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2077. One compact disc. Rembetika and other genres of urban Greek popular music performed by the group The Athenians.

Sardaigne/Sardinia: Cantu a Chiterra. 2006. Ocora Radio France C 560206. One compact disc. A traditional Sardinian singing competition involving singers Emanuele Bazzoni, Francesco Demuru, and Daniele Giallara, accompanied by guitarists Bruno Maludrottu and Bachisio Masia.

Scotland: The Music and the Song: 20-Year Profile of Greentrax. 2006. Greentrax CDTRAX8606. Three compact discs. Compiled by Greentrax founder Ian Green from 300 albums of Scottish music published by the company in its first 20 years. Disc 1 includes recordings from the first decade, disc 2 is entitled "20 Years at the Cutting Edge,” and disc 3 covers the second decade. Various artists.

Semmosta. 2006. Lempilevyt/Finnish Folk Music Institute KICD95. One compact disc. Finnish folk music performed by the group Hyperborea.

Silverringar små och stora. 2006. Nordic Tradition NTCD 03. One compact disc. Swedish folk songs sung by Maria Röjås, accompanied by Anders Larsson, voice; Maria Larsson, flute; and Erik Ask-Upmark, harp. [Silverringar sma och stora; Maria Rojas]

Slatta 2006. 2006. Tongang AWCD 53. One compact disc. Swedish folk music from the Norrland region, performed by the group Slatta (Maria Jonsson, violin and viola d'amore; Daniel Fredriksson, mandola and mandora/låtluta; Daniel Pettersson, contrabass and chromatic nyckelharpa; Thomas Andersson, violin). [latluta]

Slattespel fra Gudbrandsdalen. 2006. Ta:lik TA25. One compact disc. Norwegian folk fiddle music from the Gudbrandsdalen Valley, performed by the ensemble Skogumsbrørne. [Skogumsbrorne]

Soffi D'Ancia: Decennale del festival Pifferi Muse e Zampogne. 2006. Radici CMI-RNR 113. One compact disc. Music for the Italian bagpipes piffero, musetta, and zampogna recorded at a festival in Italy. Various performers.

Un sorriso para lembrar. 2006. Boa Cor 31702002. One compact disc. Galician folk-rock performed by the group Ca Lúa. [Ca Lua]

Soul of the Mahala. 2006. Voice of Roma VOR CD 2006. One compact disc. Romani music from Southwest Bulgaria’s Pirin region, performed by Rumen Shopov, tambura, Angel Shopov, violin, and accompanying musicians.

The Spanish Recordings: Mallorca: The Balearic Islands. 2007. Rounder Records 1769. One compact disc. Alan Lomax Recordings. One compact disc. From the Alan Lomax Collection; recordings made by Lomax at the 1952 Palma Folklore Festival and subsequently in the field. Various performers.

Spel under Norefjell. 2006. Ta:lik TA28. Two compact discs, one enhanced with a video clip from the 1950s. Norwegian folk music from the Krødsherad region and original music. Performed by Truls Ørpen, hardanger fiddle; recordings taken from the archives of Norwegian National Radio (NRK), recorded 1930s-1950s. [Krodsherad; Truls Orpen]

Straws in the Wind. 2006. Topic Records TSCD556. One compact disc; program notes by Martin Carthy (7 p.). English folk songs performed by Martin Carthy, vocals and guitar, and Dave Swarbrick, fiddle.

Sudan Dudan. 2006. Ta:lik TA21. One compact disc. Norwegian folk songs performed by Marit Mattisgard and Anders E. Røine, vocals and guitar, langeleik, fiddle, banjo, and mandolin. [Anders E. Roine]

Sueña La Alhambra. 2006. Mute CDSTUMM 284. One enhanced compact disc. Spanish flamenco performed by singer Enrique Morente, with accompanying guest artists. [Suena La Alhambra]

Tarantelle del rimorso. 2006. Eloquentia EL 0603. One compact disc. Tarantella songs from Southern Italy performed by Pino de Vittorio.

Techarí. 2006. Diquela Records DQR CD 05. One compact disc and one CD-ROM with notes, song text translations, videos, and photos. Flamenco/Spanish hip-hop performed by the group Ojos de Brujo. [Techari]

Temas Profanos. 2004. Mad River Records MRCD 1005. Folk music from the central part of Spain performed by the group La Musgaña, with supporting musicians. [La Musgana]

The Kapaiae Ta Bhmata. 2006. Lyra 1092. One compact disc. Contemporary Greek music performed by vocalist Melina Kana, with guest and supporting musicians.

Tjo. 2006. Footprint Records FRCD 021. One compact disc. Swedish folk music from the island of Orust performed by the trio Orust (Göran Premberg, fiddle, Tomas Larsson, mandola, and Johan Kullberg, accordion).[Goran Premberg]

Toni Iordache: Sounds from a Bygone Age, Vol. 4. Asphalt Tango Records CD-ATR 1307. One compact disc. Music of Romanian Romani lautari performed by tzambal player Toni Iordache, with singers Gabi Lunca and Romica Puceanu and accompanying musicians.

Traditional Music of Slovenia. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2075. One compact disc; notes; Slovenian song texts with English translations. Slovenian folk songs and instrumental music. Various performers.

Traditional Songs and Dances of Greece. 2003. Dejavu Retro R2CD 42-59. Two compact discs; notes (17 p.). One disc each of Greek songs and dances. Various artists.

Tudo ou Nada. 2006. Le Chant du Monde 2741420. One compact disc; program notes by the artist in English, French, and Portuguese, with Portuguese song texts (23 p.). Portugese fado sung by Katia Guerreiro, with supporting instrumentalists.

Vackert Väder. 2006. Drone 40. One compact disc. Swedish folk music performed by the vocal quartet Kraja (Linnea Nilsson, Frida Johansson, Eva Lestander, Lisa Lestander). [Vackert Vader]

Válogatás – Compilation 2006-2007. 2006. Hangvetö HV03. One compact disc. Sampler of recent music released on the Hungarian label Hangvetö. Various performers. [Valogatas; Hangveto]

walkie-talkie. 2006. Self-published. One compact disc. Swedish folk music from Uppland province and new folk music performed by the trio Fatang (Peter Rousu, electric bass and guitar; Olle Bohm, percussion; Henrik Eriksson, nyckelharpa).

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