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World Beat Playlist for December 2001 - host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House

Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Lisa Lynne
Maiden's Prayer
As Ye Lay in Slumber
New Earth Records
Lisa Lynne weaves an exquisite instrumental tapestry of Celtic Harp, woodwinds, lute, and lush strings

Phil Coulter
Lake of Shadows

The Flight of the Earls - with Lian Neeson
The Shores of the Swilly - Sinead O'Connor, vocals
Windham Hill Records
Phil Coulter website
Lake of the Shadows is the name given to one of the most enchanted stretches of water in Ireland, Lough Swilly in County Donegal.

Richard Searles
The Green Man

Farewell for I'm Leaving my Land
Earth Dance Music
trad. Welsh

Robert Condon

Robert Condon

Various Artists
Song of the Green Linnet
Till I Sleep - Wolfstone
Green Linnet Records
My favorite group

The Hudson Chamber Ensemble
Joan of Arc - Musica Mystica

Veri Floris - Anonymous
In Evangelium - Hildegard von Bingen
Pavane - Anonymous
Chacra Alternative Music
World Beat - Pick of the Month

Music from Saint-Laurent Quebec, Canada (US/CAN 1-877-335-0245)
**** My highest recommendations: a beautiful production with inspired liner notes on the history of St Joan of Arc.

Jane Siberry
Calling All Angels
Sheeba Records
Canadian vocalist song "Calling All Angels" calls out to higher powers and touches the heart
Jane Siberry website
Jane Siberry will be performing this weekend in NYC for Canada Loves New York Weekend

The Beatles
Anthology 2
Norwegian Wood
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Within You Without You
Capitol Records

A World Beat tribute to George Harrison Feb. 25, 1943 — Dec. 29, 2001
All Things Must Pass
In addition to being a member of the Beatles, we celebrate George Harrison as the musician who added new texture and color to the western music sonic pallette by introducing and incorporating the introspective sounds of the sitar into popular music. This singular action planted the seeds of today's world music scene.

Krisna Das
Breath of the Heart

Brindavan Hare Ram
Chanting in the Kirtan Wala tradition
Music for the Spirit
Volume 3

Nawang Khechog - Presence - from "Karuna"
Domo Records
the spacious and ethereal sounds of the Tibetan Flute

Anoushka Shankar
Live at Carnegie Hall
Angel Records
Anoushka Shankar website


Arcane Voices
Neurodisc Records

¡Spiritual - Spiritual!
La Guitarra
Higher Octave
one can get lost in the trance-line soundscape of B-Tribe

Custom KMSU ID and intro to Red Sands Dreaming by Ian Faith, executive producer
Red Sands Dreaming - Global Collective

Various Artists
Red Sands Dreaming

Ilkaru Maru - Dark Clouds
New World Music
Traditional Aboriginal songs grounded in a 40 thousand year history are performed by the tribes themselves in collaboration with three contemporary producers and are bestowed with the blessings of the tribal elders.
This is a moving techno fusion, ancient and modern sounds fuse to form new meaning. I highly recommend putting this cd into your handheld cd player and taking a hike on your favorite trail.

Kristi Stassinopoulou

At the Edge of the Horizon
Tinder Records
New music from Greek singer Kristi Stassinopoulou

Canyon Records Artists
Enter Tribal

R. Carlos Nakai & Cliff Sarde - Enter Tribal
Canyon Records
Native American techno-fusion

Tomas Michaud
I Must Be Dreaming

Sweet Rain Falling
Starland Music
*** An excellent Nouveau Flamenco album

Ruben Romero & Robert Tree Cody
Native Brotherhood
Three Rivers
New Earth Records
Native American Music Award Winners for Best Latin Album and Best World Album for "Native Flamenco"

Eric Hansen
Without Words

Costa Rica
Neurodisc Records
An excellent new album in the Nouveau Flamenco genre, with all compositions written, produced, engineered, and mixed by guitarist Eric Hansen

Puentes Brothers
Morumba Cubana
Asegurate (Aa-say-goor-aa-tay)
Alma Records
Two Cuban Brothers now living and working in Canada
Puentes Brothers Website

1 of the Starz
Dadd's Productions

Zomaye: House Mix
Palm Pictures
The American debut of Gigi, interpreting and singing the romantic poetry of her native Ethopian vocal tradition.
"Electric Ethiopia - One World Music"
Gigi Website

Sambodhi Prem
Nature Space

Ode to Nature
Global Suitcase
Nature music from New Zealand

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Playlist from Live Broadcast 01 December 2001
Host/Producer, Board Operator & Web: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 01 Dec. 2001; MRT

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