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World Beat Playlist for May 4, 2002 - host/producer Mark R. Thomas
The Future Sound of Gaeldom "essential
selections of contemporary Celtic music"
Capercaillie - In Exile (re-mix) - from the album "Dusk Till Dawn" Capercaillie
Michael McGoldrick - James Brown's March / Noon Lassies - from the album "Fused"
Shooglenifty - Schuman's Leap - from the album "Solar Shears" Vertical
Karen Matheson - Calbharaigh - from the album "The Dreaming Sea"
World Beat - Pick
of the Month
Mystic Spirit Voices
Lesiem (Lay-z-um) is an all male voice choir, based out of Berlin. The group
is part of the Berlin vocal ensemble: 'Carl Maria von Weber' ...the great-great
grandson of Carl Weber formed the choir over 50 years ago. Their latest cd features
celtic vocals, african vocals and english vocalists along with spanish guitar,
drum loops and ambient sounds. ..Lesiem calls their music 'Mystic Pop' and most
of the content deals with spiritual topics and the battle between good and bad..etc
What Worlds They Bring
I Thought it was Raining (featuring vocals by Irena Mikhailova)
The Magic Box
Nkosi Sikelel'i Afrika
Early guitars were first introduced to the African continent and the
islands by the Portuguese in the fifteenth century
Coming-up, two scholarly explorations of world music.
First, John Williams explores the influence of guitar music in Africa
followed by music from Yo-Yo
Ma's Silk Road Project
Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble
Silk Road Journeys - When Strangers Meet
Mido Mountain (Chinese traditional)
Avaz-e Dashti (Persian Traditional)
New music from Yo-Yo Ma's Silk
Ustad Mohammad Omar
Virtuoso from Afghanistan (featuring Zakir Hussain)
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Ustad Mohammad Omar is known as Afghanistan's finest rabab player. The
rabab is a short-necked lute that is plucked with a plectrum called
a shabaz and accompanied on the tabla, here by a very young Zakir Hussain.
He came to the United States, in 1974. This cd documents his only public
persformance in the United State
A Universe to Come
Rahda Ramana (featuing Jai Uttal)
New Earth Records
New music from Jim Wilson & Tulku
Mondo Head means, world headwith the implication
that the whole world is connected and vibrating
with magnificent rhythm and color. Kodo's motto
might be "we drum for life and we live to drum."
For the members of Kodo, drumming is a mediatation
and prayer to the spirit... it is drumming to
the rhythm of life...
+ Chillout + Trance
Welcome to the Journey
Song Zin' "Vocadelic Tales"
Conversations with Angels
Conversations with Angels
With this tune, Brazillian composer, Ariell invites you to
sit back, relax, and mediate for five minutes...
to converse with the angels.
Xavier Quijas Yxayotl
Dance for the Maize God
Flutist Xavier Quijas Yxayotl of the
Huichol people presents the mysterious sounds of Mayan and Aztec clay flutes
accompanied by the ancestral drums and percussion of the peoples of Meso America.
Where You Wanna Be
Recorded in Bamako, Mali, West Africa
Perhaps Marcus James was inspired by Taj Majal's
scholastic work, "From Memphis to Mali"
whatever the inspiration it seems to have lead Marcus
to the well.
New music from Congo sung in a variety of languages including Kiswahili,
English, French, Swahili and Medinaterre, an ancient language dating
back over 10,000 years. Kalmery's vibrantly emotive, appealing voice
resounds with life. His preferred instrument is the acoustic guitar
and his playing has been compared to Taj Mahal's blues-folk music.
**** Highest World Music ratings
Misahotaka Ny Akama
Playlist from Live Broadcast May 4, 2002
Host/Producer, Board Operator & Web: Mark
Modified: 05 May 2002; MRT
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