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World Beat - Playlist for October 5, 2003 - host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House

Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Various Artists

The Real Scotland – Music from Contemporary Caledonia
Alasdair Fraser & Paul Machlis: Ruileadh Cailleach, Sheatadh Cailleach/ The Bird’s Nest/Harris Dance
Ed Miller: Men o’ Worth
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.”

Blackmore’s Night
Ghost of a Rose

Nur Eine Minute
(title track) Ghost of a Rose
Artist website: Blackmore's Night
New music from Ritchie Blackmore and Candice Night. Reminicent of the music of Fairport Convention.

Fiamma Fumana

Omnium Recordings
artist website: Fiamma Fumana

A revitalization of a Celtic music tradition, from the mountains of Emilia Romagna, in northern Italy; with origins dating back to the invasion of the Gauls.

The Karelian Folk Music Ensemble
Ingrian Folk Songs

Beneath Spruce Boughs
Gadfly Records
an early 20th century Ingrian ballad describing the difficult fate of a tramp who cannot find his favorite girl


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

Paul Schwartz
State of Grace II – Turning to Peace

Turning to Peace
Curacion (Sunlight on Water)
Windham Hill Records
a contribution to world peace through music; featuring the spiritual propulsion of Carlos Santana’s guitar on “Curacion (Sunlight on Waters)” and Lisbeth Scott’s lovely vocals on the title track “Turning to Peace”

Transilvania Express

World Village Music
Harmonia Mundi
Transylvania is a region north of Romania and sandwiched between Moldavia and Hungary. The group, Orkestina takes their inspiration from the rich musical heritage of the Gypsy and Jewish musical traditions of the region. Here is an example of the most popular style of music in this region today. (This is Manele)

La Kumpania Zelwer
Kali Daissa

Le Chant Du Monde
Music of Russian Jews.

B-Tribe 5

Higher Octave
Artist website: B-Tribe
New music from the Barcelona Tribe

Gitano Family

Cheval Camargue
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.

La Mosca Tse-Tse

Tango Latino
Muchachos, esta noche me emborracho
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

Rosalia de Souza (Row-ZAH-lee-ah gee Sue-zah)
Garota Moderna (Ga-ROW-tah Maw-DAIR-nah)

Maria MoitaF
Avatar Records
New music Brazilian music by Rosalia de Souza, a native of Rio de Janeiro, now living in Rome.


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

Sacred Journey of Ku-Kai

Domo Records
Kitaro embarked upon a spiritual pilgramage, visiting temples on the island of Shikoku, Japan, following in the 1,100 year old footsteps of Buddhist holy man Ku-Kai. Kitaro samples bells and other sounds of each temple along the path. Nawang Khechog plays Tibetan flute on this tune.

Tchiya Amet
Black Turtle Island

World Peace
Milky Way Records
Indigenous rights: www.riseagain.info
artist website: www.tchiya.com
Save the endangered Black Turtle: www.wildcoast.net/

Passing By

Flying Clouds
Nube Music
Nicholas Carter is a native of Paraguay and plays the Paraguayan lever Harp.

Mayan Landing 2012

The Feathered Serpent
Thunder Vision Records
(ThunderVision Records)Travel back in time to the lands of the Ancient Maya with Devara White, a Native American of Choctaw and Shawnee heritage. Partake in an ancient-future ambience, evoked by authentic tribal rhythms, indigenous drums, bells, flutes, didgeridoo, rattles and sounds of the rainforest

Baka Beyond
East to West

Awaya Baka
Artist website: Baka Beyond
Martin Cradick on guitar, Su Hart vocals along with the rest of their group, and accompanied by percussion and chorus of the Baka Pygmies, from in and around Lupe Cameroon.

Chinmaya Dunster & the Celtic Ragas Band
Karma Circles

The Circle Makers
New Earth Records
Music that embodies a unique musical synthesis of east and west… this first tune has a haunting melody that brings to mind a cowboy riding into the desert sunset…

M Path

Walk by the Narmada
Artemis Records
Music of the mystic journey through the Indian subcontinent

 Waveform Artists
Four AD.

Mystical Sun: Blue Magnetic Ocean
artist website: Mystical Sun

Various Artists
Festival in the Desert

Tinariwen: Aldachan Manin (Mali)
Tinde: Wana (Mali)
Django (Mali)
World Village Music
World Beat Pick of the Month

Music from one of the remote spots on the planet,. Visualize trekking hundreds of kilometers out into the Sahara desert away from Timbuktu Mali, the last outpost of civilization.  This is the land of the Toureg Nomad tribes. It is a vast wilderness where camels are still the preferred mode of transportation. This recording is from the third annual Festival in the Desert, held January 2003.

 Vusi Mahlasela
The Voice 
Silang Mabele
ATO Records
Artist Website: Vusi Mahlasela

 Super Rail Band  
Mali Lolo
Sada Diallo
Label bleu / Indigo
One of West Africa’s most famous Bands is on the come-back trail with a new cd featuring Congolese rumba, salsa, hints of reggae, the blues and some rock n’ roll

Amandala! “A Revolution in Four Part Harmony”
The Soundtrack
Hugh Masekela: Bring Him Back Home (Nelson Mandala)
ATO Records

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Playlist from Broadcast October 5, 2003
Host/Producer, Board Operator & Web: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 10/5/2003; MRT <URL http://www.mnsu.edu/kmsufm/wbpl/WB03-10.html>