MOST RECENT PLAYLIST
Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Nov 23rd 2014 4.00pm–6.00pm
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Tara Thapa (vocal), Prem Rana (flute), Bidhya Mukarung (Sitar), Kharka Bahadur Bura (tabla), Krishna Gandharba (sarangi) “Tamang Shelo” from My Village My Music (Music Media (Kathmandu) 2002)Buy it!
Tara Thapa (vocal), Prem Rana (flute), Bidhya Mukarung (Sitar), Kharka Bahadur Bura (tabla), Krishna Gandharba (sarangi) “Sangini” from My Village My Music (Music Media (Kathmandu) 2002)Buy it!
Sisir Thapa Magar & Bima Kumari Dura “Dhaka Topi” from Machhapuchhre Typical Nepali Folk Song (SAC www.sacmusicnepal.com 2003)Buy it!
Satish Maharjan & Lochan Bhattrai “Resham Firiri” from Machhapuchhre Typical Nepali Folk Song (SAC www.sacmusicnepal.com 2003) —This, I believe, is the "love song version of this well-known song described previously.Buy it!
Shyam Sharan Nepali, Raman Maharjan & Sushil Bishwokarma “My Beloved” from Journey to Nepal (SAC www.sacmusicnepal.com 2002)Buy it!
Shyam Sharan Nepali, Raman Maharjan & Sushil Bishwokarma “Resham Firiri (Way to Annapurna Base Camp)” from Journey to Nepal (SAC www.sacmusicnepal.com 2002) —Resham Firiri is a folk song known all over Nepal and was first recorded on Nepali radio many years ago, first as a love song, then as a trekking song, as here.Buy it!
(anon.) Himalaya and Nepal “Jhumra” from Himalaya and Nepal (Air Mail/Sunset France 2009)Buy it!
(anon.) Himalaya and Nepal “Shim Shime Panima Jyales” from Himalaya and Nepal (Air Mail/Sunset France 2009)Buy it!
Tanka Sherchan “Basanta ("Spring Season" , mountain folk)” from Call Of Flute (Kathmandu Music Center) —The second hour of music is devoted to secular music of Nepal.Buy it!
Burmese group “Track 13” from (untitled Burmese tape) ((label in Burmese script; photocopy available))Buy it!
Female Burmese singer “Track 01” from (untitled Burmese tape) ((label in Burmese script; photocopy available)) —This goes from an odd traditional group vocal style to pure burmese pop. The tape was purchased in the market in Kalaw, a hill station several hundred kilometers northwest of Rangoon. the area is popular with trekkers and is home to several minority triBuy it!
ï¿∏ (Sang Xing) “Mr019” from Special Single Collection (N-585)Buy it!
ï¿∏ (Sang Xing) “AVSEQ10” from Special Single Collection (N-585) —This track was found on a DVD with music files accompanying excerpts from Mickey Mouse and Goofy cartoons. There was no correlation between the visual and the music. This piece is an odd mixture of traditional Burmese instruments and a western chamber eBuy it!
Hlaing Win Maung, Sa Ba Htay, Ko Than Win & Ko Kyin Whet “The Light Of Love” from Pleasing Melody 3 (Eastern Country Production) —here the same saung player is with a traditional ensemble, playing a piece with obvious Latin influences.Buy it!
Hlaing Win Maung, saung (Burmese harp) “Track 01” from Pleasing Melody 2 (Eastern Country Production) —The Saung is the traditional Burmese harp. There are few strings, but extra notes are obtained by damping the string with the thumbnail of the left hand. It is the national instrument of Burma. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SaungBuy it!
Traditional & Arr. Pichit Paiboon “Rabum Nokyoung” from Original Music from Thailand (Sonoton 2010) —another Thai piece.Buy it!
Traditional & Arr. Pichit Paiboon “Doung Churn” from Original Music from Thailand (Sonoton 2010) —Much of Burma's eastern border is with Thailand. The singer is unaccompanied.Buy it!
(Unnamed Guzheng Player) “Guzheng solo” from (flexible red plastic sheet LP) ((Chinese state recording company)) —the Guzheng is a long zither-like instrumet resembling the Japanese koto. This recording was sent to me by Li Tung, who had lived with us about 30 years ago, from her hometown in China. Recordings in China at that time were LPs pressed onto sheets of clBuy it!
Chandra Vati “Tista Nodir Pare” from River Songs of Bangladesh (Pennybanktunes 2009) —This show is the result of recent travels to Myanmar (Burma), and will feature music from the area. We start with music from the areas that surround Burma. This is from Bangladesh.Buy it!
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