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Black Music of Two Worlds

Various Artists
Black Music of Two Worlds

"The subject of this album is the meeting of three musical traditions—African, Arab, and European—to create a fourth tradition of great richness and international impact, that of the Black New World. It is hardly surprising that Afro-American music is so rich. It draws form three major European sources—English, French, and Iberian (Spanish and Portuguese)—as well as several western African traditions..."
John Storm Roberts

"El objeto de este álbum es analizar el encuentro de tres tradiciones musicales, la africana, la árabe y la europea, para crear una cuarta tradición de gran riqueza e impacto internacional, la cultura negra del Nuevo Mundo. En realidad, no es sorprendente que la música afro-americana sea tan rica como lo es, ya que proviene de tres importantes fuentes europeas, Inglaterra, Francia y la península Ibérica, así como de varias tradiciones del oeste africano..."
John Storm Roberts


Track Listing

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101
Xylophone-Bapende of Zaire n/a 1:01
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102
Marimba from Colombia n/a 3:07
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103
Let 'Em Jump Pete Johnson 3:05
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104
Akonoday n/a 1:40
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105
Call to Prayer - Muslim n/a 0:33
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106
Mende Muslim Song - Sierra Leone n/a 3:18
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107
Song from Malaga - Spain n/a 2:25
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201
Black Woman Vera Hall 1:32
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202
Kpelle Brush - cutters - Liberia n/a 2:24
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203
Imo Gal n/a 2:28
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204
Let Your Hammer Ring n/a 3:30
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205
Los Congos de Villa Mella - criollo n/a 3:43
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206
Palomita Nueva n/a 1:21
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301
Drum and Fife Quadrille - West Indies n/a 2:50
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302
Wheel and Turn n/a 2:20
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303
De La Suarez - Carribean n/a 2:52
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304
War (Sir Lancelot, Executor. Caresser, Atilla, Lion) Atilla the Hun, Sir Lancelot, Executor. Caresser, Lion 3:11
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305
Fire Brigade Atilla the Hun 2:39
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401
Ezulie Le Jazz Condo 2:20
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402
Rour des Cayes Fabre Duroseau 2:33
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403
Mazurca n/a 2:52
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404
Sutileza The Septeto Nacional 3:15
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405
How Long Blues Jimmy Yancey 4:04
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501
Revival Zion- How Sweet the Name n/a 2:45
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502
Revival Zion- I Got a Lighthouse n/a 2:40
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503
Roll Jordan Roll The Fisk Jubilee Singers 2:42
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504
He's a Friend of Mine The Spirit of Memphis 2:44
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505
Frankie and Johnny Mississippi John Hurt 3:25
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601
Dust My Broom Robert Johnson 3:07
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602
Leave My Love Alone Coleman Hawkins 2:40
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603
Vijana Niwambie Williamu Osale 2:45
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604
Kenyatta Aliteswa Sana John Mwale 3:00
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605
Maboke Nde Temoin Bholen, Orchestra 4:54

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