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Dance and Festivity

Various Artists
Dance and Festivity

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 from France played on bagpipe. From Sudan is a waza (gourd trumpet) ensemble. From Java, there is a four-piece percussion ensemble. Traditions from Madagascar, Mongolia, Cameroon, and Cambodia are also presented, along with many more. The album is compiled from tracks that initially appeared on other UNESCO recordings. Stomp your feet and enjoy the variety of sounds! Liner notes provide brief context about each track.

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This album is part of the UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music. More than 125 albums are being released by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings to make the series publicly available, including a dozen never-released albums of musical traditions from around the globe.

Track Listing

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Chile: Cueca Olga Guzman, Juan Negrete 4:36
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Peru: Languilayo qochachapi Sonia Mamani, Victor Mamani Pucho 3:05
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Mexico: Son de la Media Bamba Totonac dance group 3:34
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Cuba: Zapateo Horizonte Campesino 1:51
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Norway: Mazurka etter Jens Mykland Vidar Lande 1:29
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Ireland: The Mountain top Colm Ó Caodháin 0:52
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France: Laderititou - Polka du lac Eric Montbel, Jean Blanchard 3:14
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Benin: Bunyon n/a 3:10
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Cameroon: Music for the Buma dance (extract) n/a 2:56
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Central African Republic: Dance music (extract) n/a 2:37
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Sudan: Afinandigi Sayid Abdul Rahman and his group, Madbis clan, Ganis village, Berta tribe 1:21
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Malawi: Ingoma n/a 3:06
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Madagascar: Atete aty ragnotra (Come nearer, sister [brother] in law!) (extract) Ensemble from the village of Orimbato 3:19
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Vanuatu: Kafa n/a 1:48
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Java: Ketuk Tilu (extract) Bojong Jati village ketuk tilu ensemble 4:14
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Cambodia: Phle´ng (extract) Pinpeat orchestra of Siemreap-Angkor 4:21
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Japan: Hatoma-bushi Yamairi Tsuru 2:27
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Mongolia: Popular dance of western Mongolia (Barun mongol ardyn biyelgee) Batbayar 2:23
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Ukraine: Hutsulka Roman, Ivan, & Vasily Vatamaniuk 4:25
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Turkey: Meydan saz n/a 2:23
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