The Elvis15-Playlist 2017-09-11 @ Radio Vättervåg 98,5 Mhz
2night from A Boy From Tupelo: The Complete 1953-1955 Recordings
1. 'That's When Your Heartaches Begin' [2:52]
2. 'I Love You Because (unprocessed master edit)' [2:43]
3. 'Blue Moon of Kentucky (45 rpm master)' [2:07]
4. 'Harbor Lights (takes 5 - 8)' [4:14]
B:sides-Playlist 2017-09-11 @ Radio Vättervåg 98,5 Mhz
This week: ARCmusic
Track 1: Sardos-K
From the album: Tradition 2.1 (EUCD2538)
Korrontzi are traditional Basque musicians who leave no doubt as to their contemporary appeal, performing with the accompaniment of modern multi-cultural instruments. Their purpose is to give Basque Country folk music & Basque ancestral and traditional sounds a contemporary edge.
Track 2: Miyan ki Malhar (rudravina)
Artist: Jyotish Chandra Chowdhury
From the album: Musical Explorers - Colours Of Raga (EUCD2730)
Rudravina - Jyotish Chandra Chowdhury - Recorded in Benares, 1954. The rudravina is from the family of vina, which is considered to be the mother of all stringed instruments of modern and ancient India. Belonging to the family of stick zithers, it is found in various shapes and sizes. This particular vina has seven strings of which three provide the drone. The melody strings are played with a mizrab fitted to the index finger while the drone strings are plucked by the little finger. Two gourd resonators are attached to its main body, the lower one serving as the arm rest for the musician. Miyan ki Malhar is a raga for the rainy season played here by Jyotish Chandra Chowdhury, originally from what was East Bengal (today’s Bangladesh). He settled in Benares permanently.
Track 3: ‘Aziza Laziza
Artist: Emad Sayyah
From the album : Modern Bellydance from Lebanon - The Enchanted Dance ( EUCD1661)
Emad Sayyah made a name for himself by singing, writing and producing music in many different languages and styles. He has also been a professional singer for more than twenty years. His concerts have taken him to many countries around the world. As a composer, he writes soft and harmonic arrangements which facilitate and enhance movement of the body and expression in the dance.
Track 4: Nanziwe
Artist : Insingizi
From the album : Voices of Southern Africa (EUCD1855)
This extraordinary trio from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, offers uplifting performances filled with harmonious a cappella singing, traditional chants, hand percussion, and superb choreography.
Track 5: Serbian Dance
Artist : Gregori Schechter & the Wandering Few
From the album : Klezmer (EUCD1832)
Gregori Schechter, from Vladivostok, former Soviet Union, has a vast first-hand knowledge of all types of Jewish music has been showcased over his expansive career as a performer and composer.
Track 6: Bahirye Ciftetellisi
Artist : Ensemble Hüseyin Türkmenler
From the album : Oriental Dance from Turkey (EUCD1915)
Hüseyin Türkmenler began playing the saz (long necked lute) when he was eight years old. An outstanding folk artist with an extraordinary knowledge of Turkish folk music, its songs and music providing an excellent example of a wonderful tradition. His music was used in the 2012 Bond film Skyfall.
Track 7: River Water
Artist : Zhou Yu & Ensemble
From the album : Master of the Chinese Erhu (EUCD2645)
Zhou Yu is not only a very fine erhu virtuoso, he is also credited for being a creative and talented composer. Having entered theSichuan Music Conservatory and competing at the Sichuan Music Conservatory Erhu competition, Zhou came out on top with first prize. His award-winning career ranks him as a true Ehru virtuoso.
Track 8: Ya llega la primavera
Artist : Andrés Fernández Amador
From the album : Absolute Flamenco (EUCD2574)
Andrés Fernández Amador was born in Cuevas de Almanzora in the province of Almería in Andalusia. He grew up with flamenco music. He was taught to play the guitar and to sing by his father Juan el Minelva, at the time the best-known guitarist in the region.
Track 9: Sediegi
Artist : Elemotho
From the album : Beautiful World (EUCD2721)
Elemotho sings in English, Setswana and other Namibian languages throughout ‘Beautiful World’ and expresses the importance of story-telling as a songwriter:
“I grew up with storytelling around the fire and that has inspired me to create something that could make you dance as well as listen, smile as well as cry, find peace as well as wisdom.”
‘Beautiful World’ contains two traditional Namibian songs. This one - ‘Sediegi’ – a Setswana word for ‘don’t get side-tracked!’, is Elemotho’s arrangement of a traditional Namibian choral funeral song in which he pays homage to those he has loved and lost.
Track 10: Monsieur Bouduin Java
Artist : Enrique Ugarte
From the album : Café Paris - Accordion Favourites (EUCD2106)
Enrique Ugarte studied accordion at the Conservatorio Superior of San Sebastián and has conducted renowned orchestras such as the English Chamber Orchestra and the Basque National Orchestra. He has also written music for films and theatre, symphony music, operas and musicals. All in all a musician with incredible versatility.
Track 11: Al Quantara
Artists: Hossam Ramzy & Rafa El Tachuela
From the album : Flamenco Arabe (EUCD1785)
Hossam Ramzy is a true world music superstar. As well as the 25+ albums of Egyptian and world music he has released in his own name, and numerous others as a producer, he has also arranged, performed and recorded with global superstars such as Jimmy Page & Robert Plant, Peter Gabriel, Sting, Jay-Z, Shakira and many more.
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