×
1/
Skip to main content

Symphony of Nature

Various Artists
Symphony of Nature

This international collection presents songs from Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceania, and the Caribbean invoking and honoring the natural world. Musical interpretations of our earth range from poetic allusions to life in the Cuban countryside, to explicit descriptions of a Vanuatu coastline, to imitations of the wind on a Japanese flute. The recording also includes songs to accompany dancing, swimming, fishing, grain harvesting, picking flowers for lovers, and artificially inseminating the date palm tree.

FREE DOWNLOAD
Please enjoy a free download of the song “Byelorussia (Harvest Song)”

Byelorussia (Harvest Song)MP3 FLAC

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

icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
101
CUBA: Mi tierra es asi Cucalambe Ensemble 3:58
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
102
TURKMENISTAN: Gümmür-gümmürlendi (Mountains are trembling) Pirdzhan Moshchyev, Mätzhan Annagulyev 4:45
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
103
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Bosobè (Song and dance of a diviner-healer) (extract) n/a 2:59
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
104
VANUATU: Kaimata n/a 1:54
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
105
CHINA: Huan lo ts'ao yuan (Happiness upon the grassy plain) Tsui Wah-Nam 3:54
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
106
TURKEY: Yucelerden Seyreyled Im Dostun Izini (From high above I have followed the footprints of my beloved) Ali Ekber Cicek 2:31
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
107
CHINA: Liushui (Flowing Waters) (extract) Guan Pinghu 4:15
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
108
BULGARIA: Harvest song n/a 3:14
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
109
BYELORUSSIA: Harvest song Fayna Olesich, Watalya Andreykoviets, Heema Doroshevich, Tatiana Fedorova 1:03
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
110
BAHRAIN: Bahri (extract) n/a 3:47
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
111
CAMEROON: The water drum (extract) n/a 1:31
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
112
VIET NAM: Phong xuy trich liêu (The wind blows and bends the weeping willow) Mong Trung, Trân Vân Khê 4:09
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
113
MONGOLIA: View over the Kherelen River Batbayar 2:58
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
114
PORTUGAL: Macelada (Picking Camomile) n/a 2:03
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
115
BENIN: Musotie, harvest dance n/a 3:12
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
116
ALGERIA: Song for the insemination of the date palm n/a 2:02
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
117
CAMEROON: Music for the Nganga Dance (extract) n/a 2:57
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
118
FRANCE: Sur le pont d'Auron Jean Blanchard 3:26
icon-circle-play svg-new-pause-button
119
JAPAN: Aiolos (extract) Sylvie Beltrando, Pierre-Yves Artaud 2:39
TOP

.