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Afghanistan: Female Musicians of Herât CD
In Afghanistan, gender ideology profoundly affects musical life, as nearly all musical activity is segregated between women and men. Women perform primarily in small groups in domestic contexts, especially at...
Afghanistan: Music During the Civil War (1979-2001) CD
Afghanistan: Music of the Civil War (1979-2001) is one of twelve previously unreleased albums from the UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music. The album includes music from 1979—the year of the...
Afghanistan: Music from Kabul CD
Digital Download available from your favorite site including Download free liner notes below Part of the Lyrichord Archive Series - Never before released recordings on CD from the Lyrichord...
Afghanistan: The Traditional Music of Herât CD
Located in western Afghanistan and a center of Islamic culture during the 15th century, the city of Herat has produced vocal and instrumental music uniquely identified as “Herati.” The 14...
Alexander Zelkin Sings Meadowland and Other Russian Songs, Old and New CD
"This item is part of the Monitor archives. The original liner notes from the LP are included." 1. Lyuba - 2:192. Old Waltz (Starinyi Vals) - 3:233. Meadowland (Polyushko-Polye) - 2:564. Song of a Friend (Pyesnya Druga) - 3:275. By the Old Oak...
Alya: Songs of a Russian Gypsy CD
"This item is part of the Monitor archives. The original liner notes from the LP are included." Tracks1. Lyotsa Pyesnya (Song of the Gypsy) - 2:05 2. Kolyechko (The Ring) - 2:433. Chto Mnye Gore (No Sorrow for...
Andreyev Balalaika Ensemble Monitor Presents the Andreyev Balalaika Ensemble CD
101 Tsiganka (Gypsy Girl) Andreyev Balalaika Ensemble 2:36 102 Lara's Theme (from the film "Dr. Zhivago") Andreyev Balalaika Ensemble...
Anthems of All Nations (Includes Vol. 1 and Vol. 2) (1956) CD
"This item is part of the Folkways archives. The original liner notes from the LP are included." These aren't really all of the national anthems out there, but you do...
Anton Chekhov: Read in Russian by Karp Korolenko CD
YEAR RELEASED 1960RECORD LABEL Folkways RecordsSOURCE ARCHIVE Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural HeritageCOPYRIGHT 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1960 Folkways Records GENRE(S) Drama; Prose COUNTRY(S) Russia; USSR (former) SUBJECT(S)...
Azerbaijan: Azerbaijani Mugam CD
The traditional music of Azerbaijan is based on a system of melodic modes and motifs called mugam, which provide a structure for improvised performances and fixed compositions. The term mugam...
Banda Tepeuani - El Salvador Libre CD
"This item is part of the Monitor archives. The original liner notes from the LP are included." Banda Tepeuani was formed in 1977. The group consists of five musicians whose...
Byelorussia: Musical Folklore of the Byelorussian Polessye CD
Covering southern Belarus and northern Ukraine, the region of Polessye is known as “the land of legends, fairy tales, and songs.” Influenced by a landscape filled with forests and meadows,...
Charles Shirley Ensemble Moon Over Moscow Exciting and Soulful Instrumentals of Russian Popular Hits CD
"This item is part of the Monitor archives. The original liner notes from the LP are included." 101 Night Trolley Charles Shirley Ensemble 3:02 102...
Dance and Festivity CD
Dance and Festivity highlights music for dance and festive events around the world. Included are the cueca, the national dance of Chile; zapateo, a couples dance from Cuba; and a polka...
Ensemble Hilka: Chornobyl Songs Project: Living Culture from a Lost World CD
Under the musical direction of Yevhen Yefremov, an ethnomusicologist and singer whose field expeditions into Kyivan Polissia (“the Chornobyl Zone”) began in the 1970s and have continued to the present...
Freedom Chants from the Roof of the World CD
The Gyuto Monks The Tibetan Buddhist Gyuto Monks produce polyphonic prayers for various purposes including blessings, the exorcising of human afflictions of anger, lust, and envy, and invocations of protector deities....
JVC Anthology of World Music and Dance -- Complete Collection - 41 DVDs and 20 Books -- ON SALE!!
This is the special discounted price for all 41 volumes and 20 booklets of the full and complete set of all four collections, the JVC Video Anthology of World Music...
JVC Soviet Union Music and Dance Regional Set -- 4 DVDs and 1 CD-ROM with 9 printable, searchable and copy-permission books -- ON SALE!!
Four DVDs illustrate 88 music and dance performances of all of the former Soviet republics and territories. Vol 1 features Russia and lyric folk songs, group dance songs, village chorus...
JVCVOL23 - Soviet Union I -- Russia - Vol 23 DVD
THE SOVIET UNION I - Vol 23This is part of the 30 DVD/1 CD-ROM JVC Video Anthology of Music and Dance of the WorldRussia - Vol 2323-1 Lyric folk song:...
JVCVOL24 - Soviet Union II -- Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Belorussia, Ukraine, Moldavia - Vol 24 DVD
SOVIET UNION II - Vol 24This is part of the 30 DVD/1 CD-ROM JVC Video Anthology of Music and Dance of the WorldLatvia 24-1 Folk song with folk instrument ensemble24-2...
JVCVOL25 - Soviet Union III -- Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Dagestan, Russian Gypsies - Vol 25 DVD
SOVIET UNION III - Vol 25This is part of the 30 DVD/1 CD-ROM JVC Video Anthology of Music and Dance of the World Azerbaijan 25-1 Performance on ethnic instruments by...
JVCVOL26 - Soviet Union IV -- Kazakh, Uzbek, Turkmen, Kirgiz, Kalmyk, Bashkir, Siberia - Vol 26 DVD
SOVIET UNION IV - Vol 26This is part of the 30 DVD/1 CD-ROM JVC Video Anthology of Music and Dance of the World Kazakh 26-1 Kiui [instrumental music] with dombura...
Love Songs CD
This album, compiled in 1996, features 17 love songs from the UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music. Expressing many hues of this universal emotion, the musical performances range from solo voice...
Lyrichord World Music Sampler - DOWNLOAD ONLY
Digital Download available from your favorite site including Download free liner notes below 1. Pagarinm - Pukaj Wayra - 3:052. Shiri Yakanaka Unoendepi - Ephat Mujuru - 4:343. Funeral...
MCM-3001 - Mongolia: Living Music of the Steppes CD
Digital Download available from your favorite site including Download free liner notes below Instrumental music and song from the nomadic shepherding peoples of Mongolia. With song specifically directed to...
MCM-3003 - Afghanistan: On Marco Polo's Road CD
Digital Download available from your favorite site including Vocal and instrumental music from northern Afghanistan, primarily featuring Badakhshani and Tajik styles. Highlights include vibrant performances by a father-son duo...
MCM-7001 - Along the Silk Routes: A Journey Through the Music of the Earth Collection - DOWNLOAD ONLY
Digital Download available from your favorite site including Download Only
MCM-MOE - MUSIC OF THE EARTH The Complete Set 21 TITLE SET
This special offer includes all 21 CD releases from the Music of the Earth collection (download only titles not included). This is a 21-title (26 CDs) compact disc collection of...
Mongolia: Traditional Music CD
UNESCO has identified two elements of traditional Mongolian music as being “Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.” They are the urtyn duu, or long song, and the...