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Afghanistan - CDs

INSIDE AFGHANISTAN
Recordings from 1955 and 1970 preserve nomad tribal dances, love songs, & battle tunes played on authentic instruments.
Released by ARC.

$15

Bangladesh - CDs

RIVER SONGS OF BANGLADESH
A collection of folk songs from recorded by ethno-musicologist
Deben Bhattacharya.
Released by ARC.

$15

India - CDs
NAGASVARAM
Wedding Music of India

Nadaswaram is the music and instrument played during the wedding ceremony of South Indian Hindus. Recorded live during an actual wedding in Madurai, India by Dan Rein.

Released by Earthcds Partners.

$17

Indonesia - CDs

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Nepal
FOLKSONGS & SACRED
MUSIC FROM NEPAL
This album presents field recordings made in Katmandu and  Nepalese villages.
Released by ARC

$15


NEPAL: FESTIVAL MUSIC OF THE NEWAR
Flutes, drums, vocals, horns, cymbals, and fiddles from religious and social life of the Newar people in Nepal.
Released by VDE-Gallo.

$20

Pakistan - DVDs

NUSRAT FATEH ALI KHAN:
World Music Portraits
Documentary about the life of the late Qawwali legend Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Features performances on stage and  at his home.  Released by Shanachie.

$18


Thailand - CDs
MUSICAL HERITAGE OF N.E. THAILAND
Vol. 1: Forgotten Lam Genres
First CD of field recordings made by Terry Miller in 1973-74, in various provinces of Northeast Thailand, a mostly Lao-speaking region commonly known as Isan, featuring singing styles that were once the essence of vocal music in Isan and Laos.
Released by Earthcds Partners.

$17



MUSICAL HERITAGE OF N.E. THAILAND
Vol. 2: Puppet Theater in Isan
When these recordings were made in 1973, Isan shadow theater was still popular, though not prominent and virtually unknown outside Isan. Featuring the khaen free-reed mouth organ, a pair of small bronze cymbals, a drum, male and female singers & spoken dialogue.
Released by Earthcds Partners.

$17



MUSICAL HERITAGE OF N.E. THAILAND
Vol. 3: Ritual Voices - Spirit-Curing Ceremonies, Rocket Festival
& Buddhist Chant
Music designed to move spirits: to summon spirits to visit the sick and heal them, to give life anew to the extinguished mortal spirits of those involved in political uprisings, and to penetrate the souls of festival-goers and lift their spirits in collective hope for a good harvest. All of this music was recorded during authentic ritual practices.
Released by Earthcds Partners.

$17



RITUAL MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF
NORTHERN THAILAND
Rare documents of six minority ethnic groups recorded by reknowned ethnomusicologist Gerald Dyck between 1967 and 1971. 2 CDs with 102 page musical PowerPoint slideshow and 29 page booklet in pdf format.
Released by Earthcds Partners.

$23



MUSIC FROM THAILAND
This album presents live recordings made in Thailand in 1973 by ethnomusicologist Deben Bhattacharya. 20 page insert.
Released by
ARC.

$15



Thailand - DVD + CD SET
GONG MONG SUUNG
Sword Dances & Courting Songs of
Chiang, Mai, Thailand, 1969
Historic, 30 year old 'lost footage' from Thailand on DVD with plenty of extras including an audio commentary by Gerald Dyck coupled with an audio CD makes this package a priceless piece of history.
Released by Earthcds Partners.

$36


Tibet - CDs


TIBETAN BUDDHIST RITES FROM THE
MONASTERIES OF BHUTAN
2 CD set of John Levy's historical recordings from the 1970's. Fully remastered!
Released by Sub Rosa.

$19




TIBETAN AND BHUTANESE INSTRUMENTAL
AND FOLK MUSIC
Second part of Levy 's 70's recordings of Tibetan ritual in Bhutan and folk music too.
Released by Sub Rosa.

$16




SACRED TEMPLE MUSIC OF TIBET
This CD conveys all the mystery and fascination that the Himalayan countries have had for hundreds of years.
Released by ARC.

$16




STREETS OF LHASA
Children, birds, trains, prayers and a traditional temple activity  provide the backdrop for this disc with the folk music of the street taking center stage.
Released by
Sublime Frequencies.

$16


Turkey - CDs
DERVISH SUFI CHANTS & SONGS
Sufi musicians sing beautiful gazels (vocal improvisations) about their Master's life and death as well as prayers for inner peace, happiness and love.
Released by earthcds.

$16

2 CD set $21


THE TULUM OF HEMSIN
This recording captures the unique sounds of two solo players from the village of Hemsin. Murat Avan and Yasar Çorbacioglu, representing two generations, play different styles of Tulum.

Released by earthcds.

$16


THE BAGPIPE OF TURKEY
An intimate recording of Bülent playing in his own home followed by 5 live tracks where we can hear the dancers singing, stomping & shouting.

Released by earthcds.

$16


WHIRLING & HOWLING DERVISHES
These are authentic field recordings by ethnomusicologist Deben Bhattacharya from 1955-1974 with 20 page booklet.
Released by ARC.

$15

Uzbekistan- CDs
THE MUSIC OF UZBEKISTAN
Recorded in 1970 in Tashkent by ethnomusicologist Deben Bhattacharya, ancient beauty and mystery.
Released by ARC.

$15


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