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Musical Sources

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Musical Sources

First issued in 1971, Musical Sources is a collection of 30 compositions from the UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music. The featured field recordings include rarely heard examples of music from the cultures of indigenous peoples. Listeners will receive an introduction to music from around the world sung in native languages and performed on a variety of string, horn, wind, and percussion instruments from Asia to the Americas, Australia to Africa, and the Pacific Islands to Europe.

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Please enjoy a free download of the song “Cameroon: The "water drum" (excerpt)”

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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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Indonesia: Kacapi suling: Semarang and banjaran Uking Sukri, Ono Sukarna, Iim Ibrahim 4:26
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102
Laos: Lot fay tay lang Thao Salilath 3:09
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103
Viet Nam: Coi-giâu Ba Manh, Tu Van, Son Ma, Van Tich 1:26
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104
Hong Kong: Pu pu chiao Hsiao Ming 4:10
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105
China: Taizi you The Peartree Orchard (Liyuan Xi) opera troupe of Quanzhou 2:51
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106
Mongolia: Music for the "horse-viele" D. Zhantsanchoy 2:21
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107
Japan: Dai hannya tendoku e (excerpt) The Buzan Division of the Shingon Sect 2:31
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108
Japan: Suwa-ikazuchi (excerpt) O-Suwa-Daiko ensemble, Oguchi Daihachi 1:31
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109
Cameroon: The "water drum" (excerpt) n/a 1:18
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110
Côte-d'Ivoire: Li fugo nyige (excerpt) Bolonyen Orchestra 1:29
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111
Central African Republic: Eci ameya Ongo horns and jingles ensemble 1:48
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112
Switzerland: Zäuerli sung in the inn Ernst Pfändler 2:00
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113
Sicily: La quarta spada (excerpt) Don S. Curatolo, R. Failla, G. Minardi, R. Sciacca, G. Catanzaro 2:32
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114
France: Le retour du jardinier Jean Blanchard, Musette Bechonnet 2:18
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115
Ukraine: Arcan: "The lasso" Folk ensemble of song and dance "Vesselka" of the House of Culture of Dolina 3:07
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116
Argentina: Toque abrapampeño Mario Mendoza 2:01
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117
Brazil: Roia kurireu: grand chant (excerpt) n/a 1:30
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118
Canada: Melodic katajjait n/a 0:57
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119
Pakistan: Ghazal (excerpt) The Sabri Brothers 3:34
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120
North India: Raga darbari kanada: Jod (excerpt) Ustad Asad Ali Khan, Pandit Gopal Das, Mohamed Saklain 2:32
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121
India: Kajri Hiralal Yadav and party 4:27
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122
Tibetan Ritual: Part II (excerpt) The Lamas of the Nyingmapa Monastery of Dehra Dun 1:48
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123
Azerbaijan: Mugam humayun (excerpt) Bahram Mansurov 2:48
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124
Turkey: Makam usshak (excerpt) Kudsi Erguner 2:19
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125
Iraq: Mukhalif: Maqam Iraqi (excerpt) Muhammad H. Jrifani, Mullah Adnan Ensemble 3:03
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126
Syrian Orthodox Church: Communion chant Deacons of the Church of the Virgin of Qamishli 5:02
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127
Egypt: Samâ'î el-'aryân The Takht Ensemble of Cairo 4:12
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128
Algeria: Song of the Meherza with tebel drum (excerpt) n/a 3:06
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129
Solomon Islands: Faa ta gwouna Au Sisile Panpipe Ensemble 1:52
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Australia: Morning star, pigeon and rain songs (excerpt) n/a 0:45
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