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The World Beat

...I'm Mark Thomas and during the next two hours we will be hearing an eclectic World Music soundscape featuring:

Øystein Sevåg
Global House

Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

We begin with music from Norwegian Musician Øystein Sevåg

Milladoiro" Celtic music from Spain"
as fadas de estrano nome " fairies with strange names"

Recorded Live In Concert in Buenos Aires Argentina
Polca dos Campaneiros
O Voo Da Pomba
Green Linnet / Xenophile Records
Music from the Celtic Region of Spain known as Galicia. Milladoiro creates an intricate and trancendent rhythms
Celtic Mouth Music
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Doleres Keane and John Faulkner "Mouth Music" , 1980
The McPeake Family Trio - "The Road to Ballynure", 1951
Bridget Fitzgerald - "An Sean duine doite"
Norman Kennedy - "Puirt-a-beul", 1965

As firmly rooted in Celtic consciousness as the blues are in America's South, mouth music is vocal music made for dancing when there aren't instruments or trained musicians around. A rhythmic, music unlike any other. We will be listening to a number of pieces of mouth music from a new definitive collection that includes over 60 pages of photos and information describing the 37 historical mouth music recordings.

Norman Kennnedy, a master weaver, learned the Scottish west coast singing style on the the Island of Barra in the Hebrides. He now lives in Vermont and teaches and concertizes throughout the U.S. Canada and Scotland



Mikhail Alperin - (Ukraine) Prayer
Trinovox - Addio Monti
Trinovox - Shir Hashirim
The Bulgarian Voices - Angelite

Voices is a compilation of vocal music with a vision to reach back to songs from times long forgotten and ahead to unique contemporary modes like the song by The group from Italy called Trinovox.
Alula Records

Voix Du Soleil ..."Voices From The Sun"
Elena Ledda - Sardinian, collects and sings songs of the Mediterranean basin
Silvia Malagugini - Italian, but Parisian by adoption
Auvidis Tempo Records

Øystein Sevåg
Global House

Title track

Windham Hill Records

Keali'i Reichel


Title Track
Hano Ka Lei Pikake
Wanting Memories
He Mele Inoa No Kawaipunahele

Punahele Records

The Klezmatics
Shprayz Ikh Mir
Beggar's Dance

Xenophile Records

Jewish roots music


Palomita - ( Far Away ) Sanjuanito
Tuparina - ( Meeting ) - Saya
La Vaca - ( The Cow ) - Tinku
Massi Disc
I purchased this disc from the Ecuadorian group who were playing outdoors at Taste Of Minnesota on the grounds of the State Capital .

Paban Das Baul & Sam Mills

Dil Ki Daya
Boshondharar Buke

Real Sugar

Sung in Bengali, these songs mingled with Baul, Fakiri, Panchali, and Pahari traditions, songs the artist says are meant to reach across boundaries and wake people up to their own hidden treasures.

Terry Oldfield
Spirit Of India
Voices in the Wind

New World Music

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Live Broadcast of June 05 1997
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