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The World's Vocal Arts

Various Artists
The World's Vocal Arts

This collection showcases diverse singing styles, classical and popular, from around the world. Compare and contrast them: Italian opera, African–American blues, a Kurdish love song, a Jewish prayer, a North African traditional song, Chinese opera, Swiss yodeling, and even the crooning style of Bing Crosby! Liner notes include an introductory essay and track notes by Henry Cowell.

Track Listing

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Bel Canto Style - Lo Vedremo Riccardo Stracciari 2:36
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102
German Lieder Style - Schlafendes Jesukind Karl Erb 3:16
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103
French Popular Style - Tu Ne Sais Pas Aimer Damia 3:05
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104
Torch Style Helen Morgan 3:23
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105
Crooning Style - Where the Blue of the Night Meets the Gold of the Day Bing Crosby 2:52
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Russian Operatic Style - I Hate a Dreary Life Feodor Ivanovich Chaliapin 3:46
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202
Blues Style Red Willie Smith 2:03
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203
Cantorial Style - Prayer for the Day of Yom Kipper (Turko-Sephardic Version) Moshe Vital 1:36
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204
North African Traditional Style - Guelbi Quaalach Halek Chikh Menouar 3:12
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205
Kurdish Mid-Eastern Style - Love Song n/a 3:13
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Korean Classical Style - Right Music (Male Solo) n/a 2:58
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302
Thai Operatic Style (Female Solo) n/a 3:11
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303
Albanian Moslem Style n/a 1:30
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304
Greek Popular Style - Apanu Pal to Nero Sotirios Stasinopoulos 4:08
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305
Chinese Opera Style Ma Lien Liang 3:15
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401
Pakistani Classical Style - Darbari Ustad Asad Ali Khan 7:13
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402
Swiss Yodel - Song of the Senn n/a 1:30
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Ethiopian Style n/a 2:10
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Early German Opera Style Maria Ivoguen 3:02
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