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World Beat - Playlist for September 6, 2003 - host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Fiamma Fumana

La Modina (the rice gatherers, who were all young girls)
Omnium Recordings
artist website: Fiamma Fumana

Celtic music from the mountains of Emilia Romagna, in northern Italy. A revitalization of a celtic music tradition, with its origin dating back to the invasion of the Gauls, in Roman times.

 Various Artists
The Real Scotland – Music from Contemporary Caledonia
Alasdair Fraser & Paul Machlis: Ruileadh Cailleach, Sheatadh Cailleach/ The Bird’s Nest/Harris Dance
Cilla Fisher: Norlan Wind
Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham: The Pearl
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Fiona Ritchie, host of “Thistle and Shamrock,” the quintessential Celtic music radio show, selected music from her favorite Scottish musicians, to produce the new cd, from Smithsonian Folkways, titled, “Scotland, The Real Music from Contemporary Caledonia.”

(Olov Johansson, Mikael Marin & Roger Tallroth)
Johsefins Dopvals
Artist website: Vasen
New Nordic music featuring the 3-row chromatic Nychelharpa & kontrabasharpa, violin, viola & viola pomposa, guitar and Swedish bosoki

 Les Yeux Noirs

Sanie Cu Zurgale
World Village
Harmonia Mundi
Russian & French Gypsy/Yiddish music in concert

Solomon & Socalled

Badd-Khones (Yiddish)
Freylekhs Far De Kale
Kale Bazetsn
Gasn Nign
Piranha Musik Berlin
Solomon & Socalled’s cast of musicians turns an authentic Eastern European Jewish wedding, that khasene into an extravaganza complete with old-school Yiddish freestylin’ on the mike from shtetl-MC Michael Alpert
Putumayo Presents
Euro Lounge

Daniele Silvestri Mambo: – Sempre Di Domenica (Italy)
Putumayo World Music
a collection of hip lounge music from around the world… I particularly dig this tune from Italy…


Nella Fantasia
Summer Sings
a new opera star has been born in Summer… recorded with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra…

Cool Breeze

Winds of Kohala
Palm Records
New music from Hawaii’s acoustic guitar trio, Kohala.

Lives of a Cell

Vital Records
A musical goddess sings songs of contemporary Greece

Gitano Family

Les Saintes Marries de la Mer
Spring Hill Music
artist website: GitanoFamily.com

The US debut of Europe’s Gitano Family, the family famous for the Gypsy Kings. The next generation of this family reinvigorates the rhumba/flamenco Gypsy music tradition of southern France.

 Putumayo Presents
Salsa Around the World

Apurimac: Forest Flower (Greece)
Putumayo World Music
an incredible collection of Salsa sounds from around the world, including Scotland, Italy, Greece, Morocco, Senegal, India, Japan, Cameroon, Finland and Haiti

Kristi Stassinopoulos
The Secret of the Rocks

Tinder Records
A musical goddess sings songs of contemporary Greece


Duelo a la Muerle
New World Music
Fiery and energetic Latin-influenced Worldbeat music of the Spanish Guitar

 Shanti Shanti
Dreaming in Real Time

Vedic Lulluby
Narayana Upanishad
Shanti Shanti
Some lovely Sanskrit chants by the the group Shanti Shanti; members Sara and Andrea Forman, have been called the “Miracle Girls of Sanskrit”

Debashish Battacharya & Bob Brozman
Bahu Dur Dur
World Music.net
Music of the Hindustani slide guitar, charango and Hawaiian guitar; tabla, percussion & vocal
artist website: Bob Brozman & Debashish Battacharya


New World Music
Recorded in Melbourne Australia with field recordings in Nepal and Prague
Amanaska is an Australian world-music chill-out group
Amanaska, a Sanskrit term referring to the perfect balance of restfulness, alertness and strength that can be achieved through the practice of yoga.

Tchiya Amet
Black Turtle Island

World Peace
Milky Way Records
Indigenous rights: www.riseagain.info
artist website: www.tchiya.com

Global Spirit

Bombay Pure
World fusion music by Karunesh, with guest sitar player, Govi

Yoshida Brothers
Yoshida Brothers

Namonaki Oka (a hill with no name)
Domo Records
new music from Yoshida Brothers, of Japan, playing the su 

Ninja Scroll

Only the Night
Domo Records
A musical goddess sings songs of contemporary Greece

Putumayo Presents
Brazilian Groove

Zuco 103: – Outro Lado
Putumayo World Music
Samba and bossa nove meet soul, funk and electronica on the collection of contemporary Brazilian music.

La Mosca Tse-Tse
Tango Latino
Muchachos, esta noche me emborracho
Los amores se van
New Media-Atreio
artist website: LaMosca.com.ar
new music from Argentina, a lively mix of pop & jazz at the crossroads with tango & reggae featuring the smoky vocals of Guillermo Pelado Novellis

Jibaro Hasta el Hueso
Mountain Music of Puerto Rico by Ecos de Borinquen
A mi dulse amada (to my sweet beloved)
Smithsonian Folkways

Various Artists

Smooth Africa – Exploring the Soul

Allov April – Bringing Joy
Shaluza Max: Mangast
Heads Up
smooth-African vocals and instrumental jazz from a variety of artists; relaxing music to keep you in a mellow mood through many spins (four stars- a best-buy)

Vusi Mahlasela

The Voice 
Silang Mabele
ATO Records
Artist Website: Vusi Mahlasela

 Stars of Mali
Mali Lolo
Ko Kan Ko Sata Doumbia: On the River
Toumani Diabate & Ballake Sissoko: Cheikhna Demba
Smithsonian Folkways
a showcase of the preeminent musicians at the forefront of Mali’s modern musical renaissance
Pirates is a song about music piracy run rampant in Mali where most recordings, sold in the marketplace, have been pirated and musicians hardly see any profit from their recordings.

Oliver Mtukudzi
The Oliver Mtukudzi Collection

Putumayo World Music
a wonderful collection of songs by Oliver Mtukudzi (four stars –best-buy)

 Thomas Mapfumo& the Blacks Unlimited
Toi Toi
Anonymous Web Productions 

Various Artists

Drop the Debt
Teofila Chantre & Cesaria Evora; Quem pode (Cape Verde)
Melway : Assez (Cote d’lvoire) 
World Village
Harmonia Mundi

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Playlist from Broadcast September 6, 2003
Host/Producer, Board Operator & Web: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 9/6/2003; MRT

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