Thursday, May 22, 2014

Bells and Whistles for May 22, 2014

A survey of world music and its derivatives
Thursdays, Summer 2014 live broadcast/webcast
12:00 p.m. -- 2:30 p.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
May 22, 2014

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


Kecak Ganda Sari: excerpts
a. Sita's Captivity (7:28)

b. Meganda Attacks Rama (2:19)
c. Twalen and Delem (2:13)
Kecak from Bali
Bridge Records/2005
Kecak Ganda Sari, I Gusti Putra, director; recorded September 17, 1987, Bona Kelod, Gianyar, Bali; style: Kecak, Indonesian dance drama; total excerpts time: 12:00

Paul Dutton: Sonorality
voice: Paul Dutton; recorded at The Roundhouse, Toronto; style: oral sound art; time: 12:11

Shartse College of Ganden Monastery: Jigje kyi dagjug chenmo --
The Grand Self-Empowerment of Yamāntaka
Opening section, with ritual orchestra
Tibetan Buddhism
Bridge Records/1989
Shartse College of Ganden Monastery, chant master: Ven. Lobsang Tenzin; recorded at Shartse Dratsang, Ganden Monastery, Mundgod, Karnataka, South India, February 1987; style: Buddhist overtone chanting; time: 31:10

László Hortobágyi: Russian Chakra
6the All-India Music Conference
Annals of the Gayan Uttejak Society
Erdenklang Records/1995
Choir of the St. Sophia Cathedral, Nowgorod; tabla, electronics, processing: László Hortobágyi; recorded in Budapest, Hungary, 1991; style: world fusion; time: 8:05

Steve Roach: Thunder Brother
Fortuna Records/1994
acoustic and electronic instruments: Steve Roach; recorded at the Timeroom, Tucson, Arizona, 1994; style: world fusion; time, ambient: 9:29

Andrew Hulme: Buddhist Funeral March
Solar -- A Travelogue Volume One (various artists)
recorded in Kathmandu, Nepal, December 23, 1995; style: field recording; time: 2:20

Shujaat Khan: 
a. Raga Charukeshi (12:07)
b. Raga Bhairavi (9:41)
India Archive Music/1998
sitar: Shujaat Khan; tabla: Shyam Kane; recorded at Sound Astoria, New York City, July 19, 1990; style: Carnatic music, South Indian classical music; total time: 23:50


Al-Sheikh Nail Kesova and musicians:
Sem-I Ruhuna Cismimi Pervane düşürdüm
(My body is a moth drawn to the flame of your spirit)
The Music of Islam Volume Fourteen [various artists]
Mystic Music through the ages
Celestial Harmonies/1997
vocal: Al-Sheikh Nail Kesova; composer, poet: Sultan Veled; recorded at Doruk Studios, Istanbul; style: İlahî, mystic folk hymn; time: 7:11

Galata Mevlevi Music and Sema Ensemble: Suite in Segah
a. Part 1 -Peşrev (prelude)
b. Part 2 - Sol Cennetin: Irmaklari Akar Allah Deyu Deyu
(The rivers of paradise flow, saying "Allah, Allah")
c. Part 3 - Ey Allahim Bensenden Ayirma
(O My God do not separate me from you)
d. Part 4 - Canim Kurban Olsun Senin Yoluna
(Let my soul be sacrificed to your way)
The Music of Islam Volume Nine [various artists]
Mawlawiyah Music of the Whirling Dervishes
Celestial Harmonies/1997
Galata Mevlevi Music and Sema Ensemble, director: Al-Sheik Nail Kesova; composers: a. Neyzen Yusuf Pasha, b. unknown, c. Hulusi Gokmen, d. Amer Ates; poets: b., d. Yusuf Emre; c. Esrefoglu Roumi; recorded at the Great Süleymaniye Mosque and Doruk Studios, Istanbul; total time: 12:45

Meredith Monk: Vow
Ascension Music
voices Katie Geissinger; violin: Todd Reynold; viola: Nadia Sirota; cello: HaYang Kim; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, November 2009; time: 4:12

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