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The Smithsonian/Folkways World Music Collection CD

The Smithsonian/Folkways World Music Collection CD

  • $1599


A sampling of the richness and beauty of musics from around the world. Taken from the archives at Smithsonian/Folkways, these 28 tracks introduce the listener to a variety of styles including throat-singing from Tuva (our favorite), Mbuti Pygmy dance from Zaire, a lullaby from Lithuania, vocals from Indonesia, and 24 others. High-quality sound, photos and extensive notes. 66 minutes.

Tracks
1. Ompeh     Stanley Ato Bortsie, Ato Quartey, Ernest Yamoah, Peter Dennis     2:10    
2. Animal Dance Song     Mbuti Pygmies     1:12    
3. Rhythm for Shango in Pobe     Bata Ensemble     2:34    
4. Round and Round the Bar-Room     Nat Saunders     3:30    
5. Seis Chorreao     Cuerdas de Borinquen     2:31    
6. Oro Para Chango     El Nino de Atocha     1:59    
7. Guajira Guantanemera     Cuarteto Patria y Compay Segundo     3:08    
8. Azouke Legba (Dans Kanari)     Vodou Le     3:45    
9. Tambu: Hear When de Dubby Bawl     n/a     1:49    
10. Jwé Póté: Ki Bèl Bato     Zitga Celise, with Peterson Celise, Ives Simeon, and Christiana Jean-Paul     0:40    
11. Brownskin Girl     Joseph Spence     5:18    
12. Ladainha: King Zumbi of Palmares     Grupo de Capoeira Angola Pelourinho     1:39    
13. El Choclo (Tango Criollo)     René Marino Rivero     1:55    
14. Call to clear the waterways     Celestino Santisteban Damian     0:46    
15. Paloma Blanca     n/a     2:19    
16. Tunantada     n/a     1:42    
17. Bushfire     Alan Maralung     1:55    
18. Mele Pule     Emily Kau'i Zuttermeister     1:09    
19. Curahan Hati     Grup Tanjidor Kembang Ros, featuring Sophia Welly     3:50    
20. Pinasa Si Dungdungon     Toba Ensemble     1:57    
21. Sidi     Pariangan Men's Group     4:18    
22. Gogo Rego     Singers of Kp     2:23    
23. Penhe:y     Uda A/P Tengah     2:53    
24. Shod-I Uforash     Nozanin Tofakhon     1:58    
25. Sigit "Alash"     Mergen Mongush     1:40    
26. Shelkovaia v Pole Travushka     Elena Gulina and Anastasia Nikulushkina     1:53    
27. Lithuanian Lullaby     Veronika Povilioniene with a grandchild     1:17    
28. Variations in Dm: Guitarrada     Guitar Quartet of Coimbra     3:00

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