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World Beat Playlist for May 2001 - host/producer Mark R. Thomas


Øystein Sevåg
Global House

Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Dagda
Underworld

The Marriage of Princess Niamh
Paras Recordings
Underworld is the mystic home of the Celtic gods, poets, sages and druids.More an existence than a place it is the fountain of Celtic Mythology

Nyckelharpa Orchestra
Byss-Calle

Byss-Calles RidMarsch - "Riding March"
Byggnan - "The Building"

World Beat - Pick of the Month

Northside
The Nyckelharpa Orchestra presents the music of legendary nychelharpa master Byss-Calle.
The Nyckelharpa dates back to the 1300's and is also known as the keyed fiddle.
Ranarim
Till the Light of the Day

Ljusbudar
Hin å Hätta
Det stod en jungfru
Northside
Two female vocalists accompanied by guitar and nychelharpa bring fresh arrangements to traditional Swedish folk tunes and medieval texts

Annbjørg Lien
Baba Yaga

W.
Northside
Norwegian fiddler, Annbjørg Lien is commited to her native traditions. She plays the hardanger fiddle and says that: "Behind every traditional hardanger fiddle tune is always a story, always a fairy tale, and you actually tell the stories when you play the fiddle."

Groupa
Lavalek

Lavalek
Northside
Synchronicity was with me on the opening evening of the Nordic Roots Festival and I met up with Mats and Terje of Groupa just as we left the hotel and we enjoyed a pleasant stroll from Seven Corners down Cedar Avenue to the Cedar Cedar Cultural Center

Hoven Droven
More Happy Moments with Hoven Droven

Vassen
Northside
Hoven Droven web-site

Wimme
Cugu

Rehálas - Honest
Northside

Green Isac
Happy Endings

warra
Eurock Records
We end our Nordic music set with a tune from the 1992 the Norwegian duo, Green Isac

Hevia
The Other Side

El Saltòn
Higher Octave
Jose Angel Hevia.com
The crystal clear and invigorating sounds of the Asturian Bagpipes

Seba
Éwa !

Chouft
Bladna
Tinder Records

Music from six Algerian brothers born and raised in Paris

Nek
Nek

Laura no está
WEA
An Italian pop-rocker who reminds me of Sting

Eros Ramazzotti
Eros Live

Un'altra te
Can't Stop Thinking of You (duetto con Tina Turner)
BMG
Ramazzotti.com
From Eros Ramazzotti's 1998 concert tour

Eri Sugai
Mai

A Lullaby of Takeda
Pacific Moon
Japanese vocalist Eri Sugai harmonizes her multitracked voice into a virtual choir

Edward Artemiev
A Book of Impressions
In the Nets of Time
Electroshock Records
This piece of Russian electronic music was recorded in 1993 at Electroshock Records studio in Moscow. It is interesting to imagine what is depicted by the sonic symbolism in this composition.
Phil Jones
Samadhi

Lyre Bird
Didgeridoo Lyre Song
Intuitive Sound Productions
On his "Samadhi" project Australian Musician, Phil Jones stretches the boundaries of traditional spiritual musical expression by creating a electronic devotional music incorporating spoken words, chants and sounds from Austrailia, India, Europe and Native American traditions.
Incendio
Misterioso
St. Margaret's Tears
Paras Recordings
Incendio
Nouveau flamenco

Karen Therese
Warrior of the Heart

Wohenge "whoa-hen-jay"
Paras Recordings

Delphine Tsinajinnie
Mother's Word
Sacred Beauty
Canyon Records
A song dedicated to the volcanic peaks of western New Mexico and northern Arizona including Blanca Peak, Mount Taylor, the San Francisco Peaks, Hesperus Peak and Huerfano Mountain. All mountains held sacred by the Nihookáá' Dine'é (which means "people of the earth" the Navaho name for themselves)
Delphine Tsinajinnie web page

Andy Narell
Live in South Africa

Oxamu
Heads Up
Music from Steel Drum master, Andy Narell as he tours the cities & townships of South Africa

Africando All Stars
Mandali

Son Fo
Sterns Africa

Tarika
Soul Makassar

Koba
Sulawesi
Triloka
Music from the big Indian Ocean island country of Madagascar, which was first settled 1500 years ago by people from Indonesia. This music is inspired by a trip to Sulawesi, the home of those distant ancestors.

Mahotella Queens
Sebai Bai

Sebai Bai
Waza Wangidelela
Tinder Records
The Mahotella Queens have been part of the Urban South African Legend since the 1960's. They were also heros of the cultural resistance to Apartheid. On this CD the vocal trio is once again reunited and accompanied here by a new generation of musicians.

Thanks for joining me this evening on the World Beat - Stay tuned for Afropop World Wide hosted by George Collinet

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Playlist from Live Broadcast 05 May 2001
Host/Producer, Board Operator & Web: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 05 May 2001; MRT

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