Folk music

Ulla Pirttijarvi – Traditional Saami music

The music of this disc is not “yoik” in its pure form. These are beautiful ballads, performed in their native language, in the national style. Among the instruments accompanying her singing, of course, is the shaman’s tambourine of the Saami.… Read more

SlovaCzech – At Midnight (Bohemian Christmas Music)

The instrumental arrangements of Christmas songs lead us to Slovakia, Germany or Hungary and even to fardistant Irland …. The joyful tidings of the birth of Messiah are played and sung by SlovaCzech in different languages and dialects. With their monolithic content these songs are still a proof of the European Christian community.… Read more

Samite – Embalasasa (smooth african music & rythms from Uganda)

This album, which, like other albums of the author, is adorned with his virtuosic Kalimba play, and also accompanies his vocals – light, gentle, very close, absolutely not sharp, but rather heartfelt and perhaps a bit sad. All this helps the listener to enter the world of the author and his country without hindrance.… 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