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Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records
We began with music from Norwegian musician, Øystein Sevåg.
* My World Beat intro theme song since it's release in 1995
Here I Stand
This is the Voice
Street of Dreams
A Last Glass
Oyster Band Website
Equations music bridges the gap between English folk and pop; in the
tradition of Fairport Convention and Pentangle.
Mo Chailin Donn (My Brown-haired Girl)
The Tannahill Weavers
The Braes O'Glennifer
Scotland's Tannahill Weavers fourteenth album.
Tannahill Weavers website
Niamh Parsons & the Loose Connections
Closer to You
The Briar and the Rose (words & music, Tom Waits)
Norwegian Hardanger fiddle virtuoso weaves a modern tapestry from ancient
sounds and Nordic myth in an expansive sound architecture. Annbjørg Lien
says that "Behind every traditional hardanger fiddle tune there is always
a story, always a fairy tale, and you actually tell the stories when you play
Annbjørg Lien's Website
World Beat - Pick
of the Month
The Man and the Elf-girl
Perils of the Sea
Denmark's Sorten Muld blend traditional Nordic ballads, some of them hundreds
of years old in a fusion of ancient and modern sound architecture with Ulla
Bendixen's vocals whispering and soaring at the center of the mix.
Mark II went gold in Denmark and won two Danish Grammies.
Check out the Sorten Muld website
(very cool indeed)
More Happy Moments with Hoven Droven
Hoven Droven Website
Sweden's Bad boys of folk/rock
Basque accordianist Kepa Junkera collaborates with an all-star cast of international
musicians to create a contemporary vision of Basque music.A world music best-seller
in Europe. Kepa Junkera plays the Basque accordian called the trikitixa.
Nicolas Carter Galland & Son Del Sur
By the Light of the Moon
Ritual de Primavera (Ritual of Spring)
Nicolas Carter Galland (612) 537-3765
Nicolas plays the Paraguyan Harp, the favorite and most respected of all
Latin American harps for it's vibrant sound and versatility.
plays charango, ronroco, maulincho, pipes, tin whistle, harmonica,
guitar and guitarron
Sitar Power I
Bombay Boogie (Radio Edit)
As from the Live recording from the Winnepeg Folk Festival
Dancing Music of Amis Tribe
The two string Chinese violin known as the Er-Hu
Taj Majal & Toumani Diabate
Taj Majal's Website
Kulanjan explores the common ground between the blues and the great musical
traditions of Western Mali. Kulanjan brings these two great traditions full-circle
in the fusion music two well-known proponents on opposite sides of the Atlantic,
Taj Majal and Malian Kora master Toumanin Diabate.
Ghetto People Song
Why Do We Have to War
Blend Dem Publishing
recorded in Kingston Jamaica
( Zimbabwe )
Stay tuned for Afropop World Wide
by George Collinet
Modified: 05 February 2000; MRT
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