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Current Discography, Vol. 51, No. 3 (Fall 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

Awards for World Music ‘07. 2007. Manteca MANTDCD244. Two compact discs. Compilation of performances by nominees and winners of the 2007 BBC Radio 3 Awards for World Music. Various performers.

The Essential Guide to Folk. 2007. Union Square Music ESGCD313. Three compact discs. Compilation of American, British, and Irish folk music: Disc 1, Roots; Disc 2: Folk Rocks!; Disc 3: New Routes. Various performers.

Field Recordings of Dutch Ethnomusicologists 1938-2000. 2003. Bake Society AB 9103. One compact disc; program and biographical notes (24 p.). Compilation of field recordings from Afghanistan, Burma, China (Yunnan), Cyprus, Greece (Epirus), India, Laos, Malawi, Mali, Moluccas, Russia (Kalmukia, Siberia), Sri Lanka, Tuvalu, Venezuela, and West Sumatra. Various performers.

From Mali to America. 2007. 5 String Banjo 5SP-CD-06004. One compact disc; notes in English and French. An exploration of the African roots of the American banjo with Malian griot Cheik Hamala Diabaté, ngoni; Bob Carlin, banjo; and accompanying musicians. [Diabate]

Gypsy Caravan: Music in and Inspired by the Film When the Road Bends. 2007. 468070. One compact disc; English translations of selected song texts. Compilation of European and Hindustani Romani music, chiefly previously released. Performers include Maharaja, Antonio el Pipa Flamenco Company featuring Juana la del Pipa, Esma Redžepova and Ensemble Teodosievski, Fanfare Ciocarlia, and Taraf de Haïdouks. [Redzepova; Haidouks]

Oud Masterpiees from Armenia, Turkey & the Middle East. 2007. ARC Music Productions 2085. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German, and Spanish. Performed by Alan Bardezbanian, oud, and his Middle Eastern Ensemble.

Out of Babylon: Music of the Baghdadi-Jewish Migrations into Asia and Beyond. 2007. Celestial Harmonies 13274. One compact disc. Liturgical music recorded in Bombay, Poona, Singapore, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manchester, London, and Sydney by Margaret Kartomi and Sara Manasseh, plus material selected by Regina Randhofer from the National Sound Archives in Jerusalem. Various performers.

The Rough Guide to Bellydance Café. 2007. World Music Network RGNET1185CD. One compact disc. Compilation of material chiefly from Egypt, Greece, Israel, Morocco, Syria, and Turkey. Various performers. [Cafe]

The Rough Guide to World Music: Africa and Middle East. 2007. World Music Network RGNET1181CD. One compact disc. Compilation of previously released material. Various performers.

The Rough Guide to World Party. 2007. World Music Network RGNET905CD. One compact disc; notes. Compilation of previously released world music. Various performers.

Sound of the World. 2007. Warner Classics 342716. Two compact discs. Compilation of world music by BBC D.J. Charlie Gillett. Various artists.

Think Global: Bellydance. 2007. World Music Network RGNET1161CD. One compact disc; notes. Previously released material, compiled by Nili Belkind. Various performers.

World Hits. 2007. Putumayo World Music PUT-267-2. One compact disc; notes in English, French, and Spanish. World music compilation. Various performers.

Africa

African Classics: Le Rail Band featuring Mory Kanté. 2007. Ryko SLCD 125. One compact disc. Compilation of previously released 1970s Malian popular music. Performed by Le Rail Band. [Kante]

African Classics: Les Ambassadeurs featuring Salif Keita. 2007. Ryko SLCD 123. One compact disc. Compilation of previously Malian popular music. Performed by Les Ambassadeurs.

African Virtuoses: The Classic Guinean Guitar Group. 2007. Stern’s Africa STCD3024. One compact disc. Compilation of acoustic popular music recorded in the 1970s-1980s by the group African Virtuoses.

Afrikya, Vol. 1: A Musical Journey through Africa. 2006. Rasa Music RS-3175-2. One compact disc; notes. Chiefly African popular music by performers from Cape Verde, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, New York, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, and Tunisia. Compiled by Marcus Samuelsson and Donna D’Cruz from previously released material. Various performers.

Authenticité: The Syliphone Years: Guinea's Orchestres Nationaux and Federaux, 1965-1980. Stern’s Africa STCD3025-3026. Two compact discs; notes by Graeme Counsel (44 p.). Compilation of Guinean popular music; most selections previously released. Various performers. [Authenticite]

Àwon Ojisé Olorun: Popular Music in Yorubaland, 1931-1952. 2007. Savannaphone AFCD010. One compact disc; notes. Compilation of Nigerian popular music. Various artists. [Awon Ojise]

Bembeya Jazz National: The Syliphone Years: Hits and Rare Recordings. New edition, 2007. Stern’s Africa STCD3029-3030. Two compact discs; notes (44 p.). Compilation of 1970s-1980s Guinean popular music; most selections previously released. Performed by Bembeya Jazz National.

Bokoor Beats: Vintage Afro-Beat, Afro-Rock and Electric Highlife from Ghana. 2007. Otrabanda OTB08. One compact disc; notes. Compiled by John Collins. Various performers.

Bolga Zohdoomah. 2005. Art Hurt AHR007. One compact disc. Ghanaian popular music performed by the group Bolga Zohdoomah, led by singer Akayaa Atule.

Cesser le feu. 2007. Rowa Records RRNT0104. One compact disc. Congolese soukous performed by guitarist Néné Tchakou, featuring vocalist Shimita El Diego. [Nene]

Delice Ya Bolingo. 2007. Rowa Records RRAS0105. One compact disc. Congolese soukos performed by vocalist Abby Surya Djal.

Djin Djin. 2007. Razor & Tie 79301 82967-2. One compact disc. Popular music from Benin performed by Angélique Kidjo with supporting musicians. [Angelique]

Ilembe: Our Tribute to King Shaka. 2007. Gallo 5144209122. One compact disc. South African isicathamiya performed by Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

Lagos No Shaking. 2006. Honest Jon Records HJRCD 20. One compact disc. Afrobeat from Nigeria performed by Tony Allen, drums, with accompanying musicians.

Layali. 2006. Virgin France 3347022. One compact disc. Algerian rai performed by Cheb Mami.

Lesotho Calling: Lesiba & Sekhankula Music. 2007. Sharp Wood Productions SWP033. One compact disc. Recorded in the field by Michael Baird in 2006. Various performers.

Lila. 2007. Dunya Records FY 8123. One compact disc. Algerian gnawa performed by Sidh, vocals, guembri, bendir, and qraqueb, with accompanying musicians.

Live at the Market Theatre. 2007. Times Square/Four Quarters FQT-CD-1805. Two compact discs. South African jazz and popular music performed by Hugh Masekela, vocals and flugelhorn, with accompanying musicians.

Maghreb Soul: Cheb Hasni Story, 1986-1990. 2006. Because Records 6132442. One compact disc; French notes. Compilation of Algerian rai performed by Cheb Hasni with supporting musicians.

Maghreb Soul: Cheb Khaled Story, 1986-1990. 2006. Because Records 6132452. One compact disc; French notes. Compilation of Algerian rai performed by Cheb Khaleb with supporting musicians.

Maghreb Soul: Cheb Mami Story, 1986-1990. 2006. Because Records 6132462. One compact disc; French notes. Compilation of Algerian rai performed by Cheb Mami with supporting musicians.

Maghreb Soul: Raï Story, 1986-1990. 2006. Because Records 6132432. One compact disc; French notes. Compilation of Algerian rai. Various artists.

Maghreb Soul: Rimitti Story, 1986-1990. Because Records 6132472. Two compact discs; French notes. Compilation of Algerian Rai performed by Cheika Rimitti with supporting musicians.

Maroc: Taghlaghalt ou l’Echo d’Atlas/Morocco: Taghlahalt or the Echo of the Atlas. 2007. Institut du Monde Arabe 321044. One compact disc; notes. Folk music from southern Morocco performed by itinerant singer Rayssa Fatima Tabaamrant, with accompanying musicians.

Missan Bailar. 2007. A.C.P. 02138-2. One compact disc. African salsa from Benin performed by El Jowania y su Orquesta Africa Mania.

Musiques Métisses: Le Mandingue: Empire de la Musique. 2007. Marabi 46821. One compact disc. Compilation of popular music from Mali and Guinea; includes previously released material. Performed by various artists featured at the French Festival Musiques Métisses. [Metisses]

Na Afriki. 2007. Cumbancha CMB-CD-4. One compact disc; program notes and song texts (30 p.). Popular music from the Ivory Coast performed by vocalist Dobet Gnahoré with accompanying musicians. [Gnahore]

Nigeria Dey Cry. 2007. Playasound PS 65297. One compact disc; notes in English and French (11 p.). Nigerian popular music performed by Segun Damisa and The Afro-Beat Crusaders.

Nour. 2007. Marabi 46819. One compact disc. Music from Mauritania performed by the vocalist Malouma, with accompanying musicians.

Nouvelle formule. 2007. A.C.P. 055734-2. One compact disc. Popular music from Benin performed by Le Tout Puissant Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou.

The Old Highlife. 2001. Art Hurts AHR001. One compact disc; song texts in Twi with English translations. Ghanaian popular music, performed by Roadmaster, Agyemang, and other musicians.

Orlando’s Afro Ideas, 1969-1972. 2007. Ekosound 001. One compact disc. Nigerian funk performed by Orlando Julius & His Afro Sounders.

Palace Lounge Presents Café d’Afrique: Chilled Beats from the Cape of Good Hope. 2006. Savoy Jazz Worldwide SVY 17590. One compact disc. South African electronica. Various artists. [Cafe]

Palace Lounge Presents Café d’Afrique: Chilled Beats from the Cape of Good Hope, Volume 3. 2007. Savoy Jazz Worldwide SVY 17647. One compact disc. South African electronica. Various artists. [Cafe]

Poetry and Languid Charm: Swahili Music from Tanzania and Kenya from the Late 1920s to the 1950s. 2007. Topic Records TSCD936. One compact disc; notes (15 p.). Compiled by Janet Topp Fargion from recordings from the World and Traditional Music Section of the British Library Sound Archive. Various performers.

Sofera. 2007. Marabi 46820-2. One compact disc. Valiha music from Madagascar performed by Rajery.

The Rough Guide to African Blues. 2007. World Music Network RGNET1186CD. One enhanced compact disc. Compilation of previously released material. Various performers.

Songs of the African Coast: Café Music of Liberia. 2007. Yarngo Music 0389. One compact disc; notes. Liberian popular music recorded in 1948 by Arthur Alberts; some material previously released. Various performers. [Cafe]

Soundiata. 2007. Stern’s Africa STCD 3033-3034. Two compact discs. Malian popular music. CD release of the 1975 album by the Rail Band, featuring Salif Keita and Mory Kanté. [Kante]

Tanzanie: Musiques rituelles Gogo/Tanzania: Gogo Ritual Music. 2001. VDE-Gallo VDE CD-1067. One compact disc; notes in English, French, and Spanish (39 p.). Gogo folk music recorded in the field, 1996-1999. Various performers.

The Very Best of Ethiopiques: Hypnotic Grooves from the Legendary Series. 2007. Manteca MANTDCD245. Two compact discs. Selection of Ethiopian music from the Buda Musique album series Ethiopiques. Various artists.

The Voice of Lightness: Congo Classics 1961-1977. 2007. Sterns Africa STCD 3027-3028. Two compact discs. Compilation of Congolese popular music performed by Tabu Ley Rochereau, with the groups African Jazz, African Fiesta, Afrisa International, and Onaza.

Zanzibara 3: Ujamaa: Le son des années 60 en Tanzanie/The 1960s Sound of Tanzania. 2007. Buda Musique 860142. One compact disc. Compilation of 1960s dance music. Various artists. [annees]

Americas

Americana. 2007. Putumayo World Music PUT 266-2. One compact disc; notes in English, French, and Spanish. Compilation of American folk music. Various artists.

El Barrio: Gangsters, Latin Soul & the Birth of Salsa 1967-1975. 2007. Fania 773 130 313-2. One compact disc. Compilation of Nu Yorican salsa. Various artists.

Best of Celia Cruz. 2006. Créon Music CM 3153. One compact disc. Cuban salsa compilation. Performed by vocalist Celia Cruz with accompanying musicians. [Creon]

The Best of Clifton Chenier: The King of Zydeco & Louisiana Blues. 2003. Arhoolie CD 474. One compact disc; notes by Chris Strachwitz. Compilation of material recorded 1964-1983, chiefly previously released; plus a 1978 interview of Chenier by Strachwitz. Music performed by Clifton Chenier, vocals and accordion, with accompanying musicians.

The Best of the Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band. 2002. Arhoolie CD 500. One compact disc; notes by the performers and Chris Strachwitz (12 p.). Compilation of Cajun songs and dance music, recorded 1981-2002. Performed by the Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band.

Best of Tito Puente. 2007. Créon Music CM 3157. One compact disc. Cuban salsa compilation Performed by Tito Puente with accompanying musicians. [Creon]

Black Chiney Presents Drumline Riddim & Timeline Riddim. 2007. Black Chiney Music TEG 2434. One compact disc. Jamaican dancehall by various performers, mixed by the group Black Chiney.

Black Turtle. 2005. Alula Records ALU 5005. One compact disc. Garifuna folk music from Honduras performed by the group Lita Ariran.

Bluegrass Melodies. 2007. Rounder 11661-0582-2. One compact disc. Performed by Bobby Osborne and The Rocky Top X-Press.

Brésil/Brazil: Capoeira e berimbau. 2007. Sunset France SA141140. One compact disc; notes in English and French (2 p.). Music to accompany Brazilian capoeira, performed by Grupo Muzenza. (Not the same recording as Playasound PS 65300) [Bresil]

Café Cantante. 2006. Tumi Music TUMI 153. Four compact discs; notes. Compilation of Latin American popular and dance music. Various artists. [Cafe]

Los Campesinos de Michoacán. 2003. Arhoolie CD 9035. One compact disc; English notes, with Spanish song texts and English translations. Mexican folk and popular music from Michoacán de Ocampo, recorded in 1985 and 1987 and previously released on cassette. Performed by Los Campesinos de Michoacán. [Michoacan]

Capoeira. 2007. Playasound PS 65300. One compact disc; notes in Engish and French (6 p.). Music to accompany Brazilian capoeira, performed by Grupo Muzenza. (Not the same recording as Sunset France SA141140)

Carried Beyond. 2007. Dixie Frog DFGCD8625. Two compact discs. Jamaican Reggae and Rastafarian religious music. Performed Mystic Revelation of Rastafari; recorded in concert at Théâtre de la Ville, Paris in 1997. [Theatre]

cubacuba 2: the official guide to Cuba/la guía official de Cuba. 2007. In2 Music IN2 0125. One compact disc; song texts. Compilation of Cuban popular music. Various performers. [guia]

Cult Cargo: Grand Bahama Goombay. 2007. Numero Group N 014. One compact disc; notes. Compilation of previously released Bahamian popular music recorded in Freeport, 1969-1976. Various artists.

Da rua dos ossos. 2006. Art Hurts AHR009. One compact disc. Brazilian samba, bossa nova, and pagode. Performed by singer Juju Duarte with accompanying musicians.

The Essential Guide to American Roots. 2007. Union Square Music ESGCD 308. Three compact discs. Compilation of American folk and ethnic musics: Disc 1, Legends; Disc 2, Pioneers; Disc 3, Contemporaries. Various performers.

The Essential Guide to Bluegrass. 2007. Union Square Music ESGCD318. Three compact discs. Compilation of American bluegrass: Disc 1, Classic Songs; Disc 2, Legends; Disc 3, Contemporary Bluegrass. Various performers.

The Essential Guide to Country. 2007. Union Square Music ESGCD312. Three compact discs. Compilation of American country music: Disc 1, Contemporary Country; Disc 2, The 60s Legacy; Disc 3, Country Legends. Various performers.

The Essential Guide to Cuba. 2007. Union Square Music ESGCD307. Three compact discs. Compilation of Cuban popular music: Disc 1, Buena Vista Roots; Disc 2, Icons; disc 3, Innovators and Traditionalists. Various performers.

The Essential Guide to Jazz. 2007. Union Square Music ESGCD310. Three compact discs; notes by Chris Ingham. Jazz compilation: Disc 1, Classic Jazz; Disc 2, Smooth Jazz; Disc 3, Latin Jazz. Various performers.

The Essential Guide to Latin. 2007. Union Square Music ESGCD315. Three compact discs. Salsa compilation: Disc 1, Singers; Disc 2, Players; Disc 3, Swingers. Various performers.

The Essential Guide to Latin Dance. 2007. Union Square Music ESGCD319. Three compact discs. Compilation of Latin dance music: Disc 1, Salsa; Disc 2, Tango; Disc 3, Flamenco and Rumba Catalana. Various performers.

Good News. 2007. Rounder 11661-0691-2. One compact disc. Bluegrass performed by the Charlie Sizemore Band.

Holla: The Best of Trin-I-Tee 5:7. 2007. One compact disc. Gospel performed by the group Trin-I-Tee 5:7.

If You Ain’t Got the Do-Re-Mi: Songs of Rags and Riches. 2007. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings SFW CD 40195. One compact disc; notes (20 p.). Compilation of American folk and popular songs previously released 1954-2000. Various performers.

Latin Jazz. 2007. Putumayo World Music PUT 265-2. One compact disc; notes in English, French, and Spanish. Compilation of recordings by various artists.

Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry, 1891-1922. Archeophone Records ARCH 1005. Two compact discs; program notes by Tim Brooks and David Giovannoni (58 p.). Compilation of early recordings of spirituals, minstrel and vaudeville songs, art music, rags, jazz, and blues by Black performers and composers. Various artists.

Monarchs of Minstrelsy: Historic Recordings by the Stars of the Minstrel Stage. Archeophone Records ARCH 1006. One compact disc; program, biographical, and discographical notes (22 p.). Compilation of recordings made 1902-1954. Various artists.

Music of the Old South. 2006. Flaherty Recordings F-2006-1. One compact disc; program notes by Doug Seroff (26 p.). Compilation of American popular and folk music recorded in 1909 and 1928 by Polk Miller & the Old South Quartette.

Musique Créole. 2004. Arhoolie CD 512. One compact disc; notes by Ron and Fay Stanford and Ann Savoy (6 p.). Louisiana Cajun and zydeco music recorded in 1974; some selections previously released. Performed by the Carrière Brothers. [Creole; Carriere]

New Orleans Christmas. 2006. Putumayo World Music PUT 256-2. One compact disc; notes. Compilation of recordings by various artists.

On the Other Side of Dub. 2007. Heartbeat Records 11661-7824-2. One compact disc. 1980s Jamaican dub. Performed by The Lone Ranger; re-release with added material.

Paraguay: Voix et harpe guaranis/Guarani Music. 2007. Sunset France SA 141138. One compact disc; notes in English and French (2 p.). Guarani folk and popular music sung in Guarani and Spanish. Performed by El Diablos del Paraguay.

Rebel Music: A Reggae Anthology, Volume 2. 2007. Trojan TJCCD346. One compact disc. 1960s-1970s roots reggae compiled by Dave Hendley. Various artists.

Rio Baile Funk: More Favela Booty Beats. 2006. Essay Recordings AY CD 9. One compact disc; program notes by Andy Cumming and Ribeiro Preto. Compilation of urban Brazilian popular music. Various artists.

Roots Man Dub. 2007. Heartbeat Records 11661-7832-2. Two compact discs. Jamaican dub performed by G.G.’s All Stars; re-release with added material.

The Rough Guide to Bachata. 2006. World Music Network RGNET1164CD. One enhanced compact disc; notes (12 p.). Previously released Dominican popular bachata compiled by Joan Shenton with Arturo Martínez. Various performers.

The Rough Guide to the Blues. 2007. World Music Network RGNET1180CD. One enhanced compact disc; notes (12 p.). Compilation of previously released recordings. Various artists.

San Antonio House Party. 2002. Arhoolie CD 7045. One compact disc; notes by Chris Strachwitz (2 p.). Compilation of Mexican-American popular music from south Texas, recorded 1935-1949. Performed by El Ciego Melquíades, violin, and accompanying musicians. [Melquiades]

Si, Para Usted: The Funky Beats of Revolutionary Cuba, Volume One. 2007. Light in the Attic 002. Cuban popular music from Cuba compiled by Dan Zachs. Various artists.

Spirit Wind: Native American Flute. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD2079. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German, and Spanish (16 p.). Performed by the Native Flute Ensemble.

The Stanley Brothers: The Definitive Collection, 1947-1966. 2007. Time Life Music M1903DIGI. Three compact discs; notes. American bluegrass performed by the Stanley Brothers.

Summer Records Anthology, 1974-1998. 2007. Light in the Attic LITA 029. One enhanced compact disc. Compilation of Jamaican roots reggae recorded on the Canada’s Summer Records label. Various artists.

Sweet Talking. 2007. Heartbeat Records 11661-7828-2. One compact disc; notes and song texts. Compilation of Jamaican rock steady and reggae from the 1970s Performed by The Heptones.

Tangos & Milongos: Songs by Zitarrosa, Gardel, Lepera. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2090. One compact disc; Spanish song texts. Argentinean tangos and Uruguayan milongas. Sung by Alfredo Fernando with guitar accompaniment.

Thirtieth Anniversary Special. 2007. Rounder Records 11661-0585-2. One compact disc; notes by Brad San Martin. American bluegrass music; some material previously released. Performed by the group Dry Branch Fire Squad.

Two Sevens Clash: The 30th Anniversary Edition. 2007. Shanachie 45065. One compact disc; notes. Jamaican Reggae performed by Joseph Hill and Culture; reissue with added material.

Asia and Oceania

Bahauddin Dagar: Live from the Darbar Festival 2006. 2007. Sense World Music SWMCD093. One compact disc. Rag bhairavi performed by Bahauddin Dagar, rudra veena, with Ravishankar Upadhyay, pakhawaj, and Debipriya Das, tanpura.

Best of Zakir Hussain. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2088. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German, and Spanish. Tabla performance by Zakir Hussain, featuring Fazal Qureshi, tabla, and supporting musicians.

A Captivating Classic. 2005. Chhanda Dhara SNCD 70996. One compact disc. Raag bilaskhani todi performed by Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, santoor, with Shafaat Ahmed Khan, tabla, and Shefali Nag, tambura.

Chants rituals des nomads de la taïga/Ritual Songs of the Nomadic Taiga People. 2003. Buda Musique 3015792. One compact disc; English and French notes and song summaries or translations (35 p.). Field recordings of Evenki (Tungus) folk music from Siberia. Various performers. [taiga]

The Essential Guide to Bollywood. 2006. Union Square Music ESGCD311. Three compact discs; notes. Indian film music compilation: Disc 1, Heroines; Disc 2, Heroes; Disc 3, … and Lovers. Various artists.

The Essential Guide to Meditation. 2007. Union Square Music ESGCD309. Three compact discs. Compilation of music used for meditation: Disc 1: Tibetan Buddhist; Disc 2, Hindu; Disc 3, Indonesian (Balinese Hindu). Various performers.

Ghazals Afghans: Poèmes d’amour séculiers et sacrés/Secular and sacred poems of love. 2007. Accords Croisés AC 118. One compact disc; program notes and selected text translations in English and French (28 p.). Sung by Ustad Farida Mahwash, accompanied by Ensemble Kabul. [Poemes; seculiers; sacres; Croises]

Goddess: Divine Energy. 2007. Celestial Harmonies 13266. One compact disc. Compilation of Indian music inspired by and produced for the exhibition GODDESS: divine energy, Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney (13 October 2006 - January 2007), in cooperation with Radio Berlin Brandenburg (RBB), Berlin, Germany. Various performers.

Gurbani Keertan. 2007. Sense World Music SWMCD078. One compact disc. Sikh devotional music performed by Nina Kaur Virdee, with instrumental accompaniment.

In Praise of the Goddess: Devotional Songs from North India. 2007. Celestial Harmonies 13267. One compact disc. Inspired by and produced for the exhibition GODDESS: divine energy, Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney (13 October 2006 - January 2007), in cooperation with Radio Berlin Brandenburg (RBB), Berlin, Germany. Performed by members of the Mallik family.

Inde: Splendeur des instruments indiens/India: Splendour of the Indian Instruments. 2006. Sunset France SA 360712. Three compact discs. Indian classical music performed by Amrit Hira, sitar (disc 1), Manose Singh, flute (disc 2), and Norbu Sherpa, violin (disc 3), with accompanying musicians.

Kaushiki. 2007. Sense World Music SWMCD097. Three compact discs. North Indian classical music performed by Kaushiki Chakrabarty, vocals, with accompanying instrumentalists; the second and third discs were recorded live in concert.

Lestari: The Hood Collection/Java. 2007. Wergo SM 17122. One compact disc; notes by Made Mantle Hood (92 p.). Compilation of traditional gamelan music of Yogya, Solo, and Bandung, from the Mantle Hood Collection of Early Field Recordings from Java; recorded in 1957-1958. Co-produced with the Berlin Ethnological Museum. Various performers.

Liban: L’Épopée d’Achoura/Lebanon: The Ashura Epic. 2007. Institut du Monde Arabe 321049. One compact disc. Music for Ashura from Lebanon’s Shiite community. Performed by Muhammad Rammal. [Epopee]

Lotus émergeant de l'eau: Musique traditionnelle chinoise pour le cithare zheng/Emerging Lotus: Chinese Traditional Guzheng Music. 2005. Philmultic PMPCD801. One compact disc. Performed by Liu Fang, zheng. [emergeant]

Made in Turkey: The World of Turkish Grooves. 2005. Soulstar 392. Two compact discs. Turkish popular dance music compiled and mixed by Gülbahar Kültür. Various artists. [Gulbahar Kultur]

Made in Turkey: The World of Turkish Grooves 2. 2006. Lola’s World 742. Two compact discs. Turkish popular dance music compiled and mixed by Gülbahar Kültür. Various artists. [Gulbahar Kultur]

Mandhari. 2007. Sense World Music SWMCD088. One compact disc. Raga malkauns performed by Girija Devi, vocals, with Diparjana Bose, supporting vocals, Ramesh Misra, sarangi, and Gopal Misra, tabla.

Music from the Roof of the World: Tibet, Nepal. 2007. Sunset France SA 360711. Three compact discs. Buddhist chant performed by Nyingmapa Monks.

Music of the Whirling Dervishes: 800 Years of Mevlana Rumi. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2086. One compact disc; notes in English, French, and German, plus song texts. Sufi Mevlevi Ayin performance by the Gülizar Turkish Music Ensemble. [Gulizar]

Musique classique chinoise pour le luth pipa/Chinese Classical Pipa Music from the Ancient to the Recent. 2002. Philmultic PMPCD001-2. One compact disc; English, French, and Chinese notes. Performed by Liu Fang, pipa.

Musique traditionnelle et classique chinoise pour le luth pipa/Chinese Pipa Music from the Classical Tradition. 2001. Philmultic PMPCD001-1. One compact disc; English, French, and Chinese notes. Performed by Liu Fang, pipa.

Musiques du Laos: Traditions des Khmou', Oï, Brao, Lao, Phou-noï, Kui, Lolo, Akha, Hmong et Lantene. 2004. Maison des Cultures du Monde INEDIT W 260118. One compact disc; program notes in French and English (27 p.). Compilation of field recordings made 1997-2001. Various performers. [Oi; Phoi]

Natural. 2007. Sense World Music SWMCD087. One compact disc. Raga rageshri performed by Ronu Majumdar, santoor, and Tarun Bhattacharya, flute, with Ram Kumar Mishra, tabla, and Durga Prasad Majumdar, pakhawaj.

Nomad. 2007. Leo Records CD LR 482. One compact disc. Compilation of popular music and jazz performed by Tuvan vocalist Sainkho Namchylak, with and without accompanying musicians.

Nouvelle-Zélande: Chants maoris/New Zealand: Maori Songs. 2007. Sunset France SA 141139. One compact disc; notes in English and French (2 p.). Recorded in Darwin, Australia in 2000. Performed by Te Runga Rawa. [Nouvelle-Zelande]

Pakhawaj. 2007. Sense World Music SWMCD096. One compact disc. Pakhawaj performance by Ravishankar Upadhyay, with Ikram Khan, sarangi, and Shishirchandra Bhatt, harmonium.

Pandit Anindo Chatterjee: Live from Darbar Festival 2006. 2007. Sense World Music SWMCD092. Two compact discs. Tabla performance by Pandit Anindo Chatterjee, with Ramesh Mishra, Sarangi.

Pandit Kumar Bose: Live from Darbar Festival 2006. 2007. Sense World Music SWMCD090. Two compact discs. Tabla performance by Pandit Kumar Bose, with Ramesh Misra, sarangi.

Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri: Live from Darbar Festival 2006. 2007. Sense World Music SWMCD091. Two compact discs. Tabla performance by Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri, with Ramesh Misra, sarangi.

Polynesian Chants. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD2084. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German, and Spanish. Music from the Marquesas Islands, performed by Voix des Îsles. [Isles]

Safar. 2007. Sense World Music SWMCD089. Two compact discs. Performed by Begum Parveen Sultana. North Indian classical vocal performance by Begum Parveen Sultana, with Mukundraj Deo, tabla, and Shrinivas Acharaya, harmonium.

Shakuhachi Music: A Bell Ringing in the Empty Sky. 2007. Nonesuch 130364-2. One compact disc; program notes. CD release of a 1969 recording of Japanese music for the shakuhachi. Performed by Goro Yamaguchi.

Sibérie: Voyage en Transibirien/Siberia: Trip to Trans-Siberian. 2006. Sunset France SA 141137. One compact disc; notes in English and French (2 p.). Folk music recorded in Siberia by Jean-Pierre Tzaud. Various performers. [Siberie]

South of the Clouds: Instrumental Music of Yunnan, Volume 1. 2003. Ode Record Company CD MANU 2019. Two compact discs; program notes (29 p.). Instrumental music of various ethnic groups in China’s southwest Yunnan Province. Rcorded in China by Zhang Xingrong, 1984-1998. Various performers.

South of the Clouds: Instrumental Music of Yunnan, Volume 2. 2003. Ode Record Company CD MANU 2021. Two compact discs; program notes by Zhang Xingrong with Helen Rees and Jack Body (30 p.). Instrumental music of various ethnic groups in China’s southwest Yunnan Province. Recorded in China by Zhang Xingrong, 1982-1994. Various performers.

Tasleem: Sufi Qawwali Music from Pakistan. 2003. RMP/Pan Records 4012. One compact disc; notes by Ratula Sen and English song text translations. Recorded live at the Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, in June 1981. Performed by the brothers Haji Maqbool Sabri and Haji Ghulam Sabri, with supporting musicians.

Vedanta. 2007. Sense World Music SWMCD094. Two compact discs. Performance of rag malkauns by dhrupad singer Wasifuddin Dagar, vocals, and Bahauddin Dagar, rudra veena, with Pravin Kumar Arya, pakhawaj, and Ms. Laurence Bastit, tanpura.

Vietnam: Musiques vocales des plaines du nord/Vocal Music from the Northern Plains: Ca tru, Hat cheo, Quan ho. 2006. VDE-Gallo VDE CD-1207. One compact disc; English and French notes and song text translations (39 p.). Recorded in the field by Yves Defrance in 2005. Various performers.

Violin Soul: South Indian Classical Music. Dunya Records FY 8121. One compact disc. Performed by G. Jayaraman Lalgudi, violin, accompanied by G.J.R. Krishnan Lalgudi, violin, Karaikudi Mani, mridangam, and T.H. Vinayakram, ghatam.

Violin Waves: South Indian Classical Music. Dunya Records FY 8130. One compact disc. Performed by G. Jayaraman Lalgudi, violin, accompanied by G.J.R. Krishnan Lalgudi, violin, Karaikudi Mani, mridangam, and T.H. Vinayakram, ghatam.

Europe

A Devla. 2007. Network 495117. One compact disc. Romanian Romani music performed by the Clejani Express.

Älvdalens Elektriska. 2006. Amigo AMCD 757. One compact disc. Swedish folk music from the Älvdalens region. Performed by singer and violinist Lena Willemark, with accompanying musicians. [Alvdalens]

Apples. 2007. Topic Records TSCD568. One compact disc. Chiefly British folk songs performed by June Tabor with accompanying musicians.

Basque Fire. 2005. Jaro JARO 4272-2. One compact disc. Basque ska performed by the group Betagarri.

Bygutt. 2007. Ta:lik TA 036. One compact disc. Norwegian folk music compiled from recordings made by NRK (Norwegian national radio) of fiddler Leif Aasane.

Cal. 2007. World Village 468069. One compact disc; notes in English, French, and Spanish (17 p.). Spanish flamenco performed by Son de la Frontera.

Csillagok, csillagok … : A magyar zene ünnepe/Stars, stars … : A Celebration of Hungarian Music. 2007. FolkEurópa FECD 026. One compact disc. Compilation of Hungarian folk music. Various performers. [unnepe; FolkEuropa]

Come Dancing. 2006. Beautiful Jo Records BEJOCD 49. One compact disc. Irish ceilidh music performed by the Climax Ceilidh Band.

Diafanos. 2007. Lyra 1103. One compact disc. Greek laika performed by Thanasis Papakonstantinou.

Flower of Scotland: Best of Pipes & Drums. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2089. One compact disc. Scottish music performed by the Murray Pipe Band.

France: Musique d’Auvergne/Music from Auvergne. 2003. Buda Musique 1989382. One compact disc; notes in English and French (19 p.). Folk music performed by the group Costauds de la Lune.

Frost and Fire: A Calendar of Ritual and Magical Songs. 2007. Topic Records TSCD 563. One compact disc. English folk music performed by the Watersons; all selections previously released in 1965 or 1977.

Grèce/Greece: Chants des taverns: Rebetiko. 2007. Sunset-France SA 141141. One compact disc; notes in English and French (1 p.). Greek popular rembetika performed by the group Mandragore. [Grece]

Gypsy Carpet. 2007. Network Medien 495116. One compact disc; program notes in English, French, and German. Macedonian and Romani folk and popular music. Performed by vocalist Esma Redžepova, with supporting musicians. [Redzepova]

Gypsy Flamenco. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD2083. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German, and Spanish, with song texts. Spanish flamenco performed by Grupo Macarenas, featuring Los Amadores and Felipe Sauvageon.

Gypsy Music of the Balkans. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD2080. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German, and Spanish. Various performers.

Humdinger. 2007. Compass Records 7 4455 2. One compact disc. Irish jigs, hornpipes, reels, and airs performed by Paul Brock, button accordion, and Enda Scahill, banjo and mandolin, with Ryan Molloy, piano, and Tommy Hayes, percussion.

I lust och glöd. 2007. Drone DROCD044. One compact disc. Swedish folk music performed by Olov Johansson, nyckelharpa and fiddle, with guest artists. [glod]

Irish Fiddle: Man from the West. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2081. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German, and Spanish. Irish jigs, reels, waltzes, airs, marches, polkas, and mazurkas. Performed by Kieran Fahy, fiddle, with accompanying musicians.

The Joik Box. 2003. Caprice Records 21689. Three compact discs; notes and texts with English translations (310 p.). Saami joik recorded by Swedish national radio in 1953. Various performers.

Klezmer: Carpathian Music. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD 2087. One compact disc; notes in English, French, German, and Spanish. Village klezmer from the Carpathian Mountains performed by Transkapela.

Landskappleik: Hallingtimen. 2007. Ta:lik TA 038. One compact disc. Compilation of Norwegian folk music from the Hallingdal district, commemorating the 2007 national folk music competition Landskappleiken. Various performers.

Låtar på skånska. 2007. Nordic Tradition NTCD 06. One compact disc. Swedish folk music performed by Jeanette Eriksson, fiddle. [Latar pa skanska]

Live & in Session. 2007. Compass Records 7 4454 2. One compact disc; song texts. Celtic folk music performed by the Tannahill Weavers.

A Magyarság Népzenéje/Folk Music of the Hungarians. 2002. Fonó FA-206-2. Ten compact discs; notes and song texts with English translations (451 p.). Field recordings from the archives of the Institute for Musicology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Museum of Ethnography in Budapest, compiled by Lajos Vargyas. Various performers. [Magyarsag Nepzeneje; Fono]

Marannui. 2005. Forrest Hill FHP 36. One compact disc; notes and song texts in Italian and English (30 p.). Italian popular music from the Salento region. Performed by the Epifani Barbers.

Mon histoire/My Story. 2007. Accords Croisés AC 119. One compact disc; program notes and song texts in English and French. Macedonian and Romani folk and popular songs sung by Esma Redžepova, with Ensemble Teodosievski and guest Titi Robin, guitar and bouzouki. [Croises; Redzepova]

Na Prádle. 2007. Beautiful Jo Records BEJOCD 51. One compact disc. Welsh and English folk music performed by Fernhill; recorded in concert at Divadlo na Prádle, Prague, in 2006. [Pradle]

The New Shoes. 2007. Compass Records 7 4452 2. One compact disc. Celtic folk music performed by Nuala Kennedy, vocals, flutes, whistles, with accompanying musicians.

Örhängen. 2007. Tongång AWCD 59. One compact disc. Swedish folk music performed by Erika Lindgren, fiddle, and Cecilia Österholm, nyckelharpa. [Orhangen; Tongang; Osterholm]

Outubro. 2007. Dunya Records FY 8125. One compact disc. Portuguese fado sung by Bevinda, with supporting musicians.

På väg. 2007. Nordic Traditions NTCD 05. One compact disc. Swedish folk music performed by Anders Larsson, voice and mandola, and Patrik Andersson, fiddle. [Pa vag]

Paco Peña: His Essential Recordings. 2007. Manteca MANTDBL515. Two compact discs; program notes. Compilation of Spanish flamenco performed by Paco Peña, guitar, with accompanying musicians. [Pena]

Po cheri. 2007. Daqui 332030. One compact disc. Hungarian Romani music performed by Romano Drom.

Religiøse folketonar. 2007. Ta:lik TA 037. One compact disc; notes in English and Norwegian. Religious songs from Norway sung a cappella by Ole Olsen Fyske (b. 1879). [Religiose]

. 2006. Compass Records 7 4422 2. One compact disc. Irish folk music performed by the group Lùnasa. [Se; Lunasa]

Sevdalinka: Sarajevo Love Songs. 2007. Piranha CD-PIR2113. One compact disc; notes (9 p.). Compilation by Colin Bass (Sabah Habas Mustapha, of 3 Mustaphas 3) of Bosnian popular sevdalinkas. Performed by various artists, including Mercan Dede and Jadranka Stojakovic. [Stojakovic]

Soldatenlieder der k. u. k. Armee/Soldier Songs of the Austro-Hungarian Army. 2000. Osterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften OEAW PHA CD 11. Two compact discs, plus one CD-ROM with image files of the original recording documentation; song transcriptions by Erna Mack and notes in German and English by Oskár Elschek (130 p.). Songs from the collections of the Phonogrammarchiv der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, sung in Croatian, Czech, German, Hungarian, Italian (including Trieste dialect) Polish, Romanian, Ruthenian, Serbian, Slovak, and Slovenian. Various performers. [Oskar; Osterreichischen]

Songs of Defiance: Music of Chechnya and the North Caucasus. 2007. Topic Records TSCD934. One compact disc. Folk music from Chechnya recorded by Michael Church. Various performers.

Songs of Survival: Traditional Music of Georgia. 2007. Topic Records TSCD935D. Two compact discs; notes. Georgian folk music recorded by Michael Church. Various performers.

Tarantelle e canti tradizionali delle Puglie. 2006. Finisterre FTCD32. One compact disc. Italian folk music from the Puglia region performed by Malicanti.

Tambourinaire: France: Fife and Tabor from Provence. 2003. Buda Musique 3016562. One compact disc; notes in English and French. Provençal music performed by Michael Montanaro, galoubet and tambourin, with accompanying musicians. [Provencal]

Tarpoš. 2007. Intuition INT3406-2. One compact disc. Balkan folk music performed by Bilja Krstic and the Bistrik Orchestra. [Tarpos; Krstic]

Tretår. 2005. Nomis Music 1016577. One compact disc. Swedish folk and new folk music performed by Svart Kaffe. [Tretar]

20 Best Syrtakis from Greece. 2007. ARC Music Productions EUCD2082. One compact disc. Greek dance music performed by The Athenians.

Vissinoi ke Nerantzi/Sour Cherry and Bitter Orange. 2006. Minos EMI 533247. One compact disc. Greek folk and popular music performed by singer Kharis Alexiou, with accompanying musicians.

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