Author: Silvia Morelli

Putumayo – African Groove (2003)

Putumayo World Music continues to explore new directions in the world of music and introduce us to its interesting collections. African Groove – is collection that brought together leading and popular African artists who presented here an interesting mix based on the deep musical tradition of Africa and experiments with hip-hop, remixes and electronic directions in music.… Read more

Putumayo – Brasileiro

Music on this CD offers just the juice itself from the Brazilian musical festival. Some of the composers represented here are famous in Brazil. Others are little known. The name of this collection, Brasileiro, means simply “Brazilian”. This is a tribute to people whose musical passions and creativity are unsurpassed.… Read more

Tarika – Son Egal (Music of Madagascar)

This album is not just field recordings, or abstract arrangements of pro-Western composers on abundant ethnic material – this is the very life of Madagascar. And it’s not for nothing that the authors of the project have made quite interesting studies of the most problematic periods of the country’s history, connected with the influence of Senegal.… Read more

World Music Library – Music of North-East Thailand (King Records)

Since ancient times in Thailand, every religious rite, village festival, wedding, birth of a child, etc. are accompanied by singing and music. For Thai music, there is no halftone. Musical pieces usually have a simple rhythm (with small variations), performed more often at a fast pace. … Read more

World Music Library – Music of Myanmar (King Records)

Located on the western edge of southeast Asia, Myanmar has developed its own unique culture under the powerful influence of Thailand, China, and India. This disc presents an anthology of Myanmar’s diverse music, from the quiet chamber music to the lively outdoor ensemble… Read more