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Welcome to The World Beat:
I'm Mark Thomas your World Beat host for the evening.
I'm usually heard on the first Saturday
of the month , but last week I was on vacation and someone sat
in for me. So when our World Beat collegue, Ned Williams, asked
if I'd sit-in for him this evening , I said sure. Ned is our
African Music expert so I'll have some African music coming up
in the second hour of the show for the segue to George Collinet
Worldwide. Øystein Sevåg
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records
We began with music from Norwegian musician, Øystein
* My World Beat intro theme song since it's release in 1995
compiled by: David Byrne
Gilberto Gil - Madalena
Gonzaguinha - Tanacara
Marisa Monte - Balanca Pea
Daniela Mercury - Batuque
Arnaldo Artunes - Imagem
en algun lugar
al caer la noche
Deep in the Heart of Tuva
"cowboy music from the wild east"
Sainkho Nahchylak - Bäi-laa
Oleg Kuular - Collection of Hoomei Styles
Pena - Kargyraa Moan
Kongar-ool Ondar &
Paul Earthquake Pena - What you Talkin'
Nahchylak is known as Tuva's premiere
chanteuse and during the past decade has been a leader in deceminating
Tuvan music around the globe.
Pena is a bluesman from San Francisco
who journeyed to Kyzyl Tuva in June 1995, to sing this song in
the UNESCO's 2nd International Throat-singing Festival, "Hoomei
'95." Paul took 1st place in the kargyraa division; winning
the hearts and minds of the Tuvan crowd and the international
What You Talkin' is the
first song written about throat-singing by a non-Tuvan.
For Information about all things Tuvan: Friends of Tuva - email
producer: Peter Kater
World Flutes 1
Kazu Matsui - Talking to the Mountain - Japanese Shakuhachi
Ara Tokatlian - Chaski the Messenger - Siku, Moxenio, Pincullo
& Quena flutes,
EarthSea Records 1-888-48EARTH
An extrordinary collection of indeginous
flute music from around the globe. featuring: - Japanese Shakuhachi,
Tibetan bamboo flute, Native American Flutes & whistles,
Bansuri bamboo flutes, Irish flutes & whistles, South American
Siku, Moxenio, Pincullo & Quena flutes,
Djivan Gasparyan & Michael
Djivan Gasparyan, Armenia's most famous musician, plays
the Armenian duduk, an apricot
wood double reed oboelike instrument.
Ali Akbar Khan
Habib Koite &
Pay The Piper
Cecil Spence and Lacelle Bulgin with the Roots Radic
Band:Excellent new reggae
In An African Passageway
Gnaanal (Yan an yal)
As guitarist and arranger in Youssou Ndour's
"Super Etoile" band Jimi Mbaye has played an important
part in making some of the most distinctive and powerful African
pop ever created. As a child of ten, Jimi fashioned his first
instrument from discarded gasoline cans and fishing line and
taught himself to play. Versed in many traditions, Jimi Mbaye
transforms African roots music and propelling it to a new level.
Music from Senegalese musician
Jimi Mbaye's debut solo album.
:D (Dihi - Dance)
New music from Madagascar by Tarika. In the Malagasy language,
Dihi (pronounced: dee) means dance. Tarikas new CD titled "D:"
salutes the golden era of Malagasy 45s, as in 45 rpm; those versatile
analog vinyl discs of our recent past.
On A Starry Night
Bobby McFerrin Common Threads
Windham Hill Records
a lovely seque to AfroPop World Wide by Bobby McFerrin
Modified: 10 April 1999; MRT