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Ritual Chant and Music

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Ritual Chant and Music

Ritual Chant and Music is a compilation of recordings from across the UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music. Representing cultures from around the globe, the album includes funeral rites, harvest celebrations, and religious ceremonies.  Highlights include a Javanese mountain song played on the tarawangsa, a rare two-stringed fiddle, performed in a harvest ritual dedicated to the rice goddess; a Ukrainian wedding song sung during the unbraiding of a young bride’s hair; and an Afghan na’t sung in praise of the Prophet Mohammad.

The liner notes provide descriptions of the recordings featured in this superb collection.

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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 again, including more than a dozen never-released albums of musical traditions from around the globe.

Track Listing

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Solomon Islands: Uunu n/a 3:25
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102
Solomon Islands: Solo on the susuku bundle panpipe Aeresuuga 0:47
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103
Australia: Women's Wu-ungka songs (extract) Utekn, Yuimuk 2:02
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104
Java: Tarawangsa (extract) Pak Supria, Pak Amat 3:12
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105
Cambodia: Phle´ng Khlom (extract) Pinpeat orchestra of Siemreap-Angkor, Chhuon 4:04
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106
Laos: Pheng Phi Fa (extract) Phu Thao Tène, Thao Sene, Thao Seng, Thao Bunkeud 3:11
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107
Tibetan Ritual: Invocation to the Goddess Yeshiki Mamo (extract) The Lamas of the Nyingmapa Monastery of Dehra Dun 1:48
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108
Japan: O-fune-matsuri nerikomi bayashi O-Suwa-Daiko ensemble, Oguchi Daihachi 3:14
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109
Mexico: Son de la Media Bamba Totonac dance group 3:35
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110
Brazil: Marido paru (extract) n/a 1:15
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111
Co^te d'Ivoire: Dance of the elephant mask Lolobo village, Yamoussoukro subprefecture 3:42
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Central African Republic: Ze ze ze kuluse n/a 3:51
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113
Yemen: Zar Omar Yussof Traibi 3:26
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114
Syria: Akh Tagorye H'achirye (extract) Evelyne Daoud 3:58
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115
Afghanistan (Herat): Na't Sufi Abu Bakr 3:39
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116
Ukraine: Why do you weep, why do you lament? Folk ensemble of Alexeevka village in the Starosiniaski district of the Khmelnitski region 2:20
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117
Armenia: Ourah ler sourp yeghehetzi Choir of the Mekhitarist Community of San Lazzaro 3:56
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118
Turkey: Pesrev in makam Bayati (extract) Kudsi Erguner 3:59
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Sicily: Gloria C. Genco, G. Genco, M. Lombardo, P. Mendola, G. Milazzo, G. Pace, A. Randazzo, C. Randazzo, R. Randazzo 3:13
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Sicily: Invocations of the nudi and of the faithful n/a 1:39
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