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World Minerals

sat 27 dec 2008 09:02 
Composer: Paulo de Carvalho

From the huge heap of world music releases of the past year Pieter de Rooij selected his favourite albums of 2008.

(Translation of the above: WORLD MINERALS – Pieter de Rooijs favourite world music of 2008)
Above you see ‘Terra’ by Mariza (fado), ‘Many Things’ by Seun Kuti (Afrobeat), ‘The Mande Variations’ by Toumani Diabate (Malian kora music), ‘Falak’ by Rima Khcheich (Arabian jazz-world music/Lebanon-Middle East), ‘Battements au coeur de l’Orient’ by Keyvan Chemirani and Anindo Chatterjee (crossover/classical/Iran-India), ‘Live at Saptak Festival’ by Kaushiki Chakrabarty (Indian raga/khyal singing), ‘Tappa Journey’ by Sasha (Indian raga/tappa singing) and ‘Dulsura di Korsou’ by Randal Corsen (Caribbean jazz/world music).
Playlist:
title: Minh’ Alma
duration: 01:27
artist: Mariza
composer: Paulo de Carvalho
album: Terra
label and year: EMI 5099922942326 ; P and C 2008
title: Vozes Do Mar
duration: 03:56
artist: Mariza
composer: Florbela Espanca ; Diego Clemente
album: Terra
label and year: EMI 5099922942326 ; P and C 2008
title: Morada Aberta
duration: 03:59
artist: Mariza
composer: Carlos Te ; Rui Veloso
album: Terra
label and year: EMI 5099922942326 ; P and C 2008
title: Na Oil
duration: 8:09
performer: Seun Kuti + Fela’s Egypt 80
composer: Lekan Animashaun
album: Many Things
label and year: Tôt Ou Tard 8345105822 ; C. 2008
title: Kaunding Cissoko
duration: 6:47
performer: Toumani Diabate
composer: Toumani Diabate
album: The Mande Variations
label and year: World Circuit WCD079 ; C. 2008 
title: El-Shayyalin
duration: 04:50
artist: Rima Khcheich
composer: Sheikh Sayyed Darweesh ; Badieh Khayri
album: Falak
label and year: World Connection WC 030 ; P and C 2008
title: Ashiqtou Maha
duration: 02:46
artist: Rima Khcheich
composer: Fouad Abdel Majeed
album: Falak
label and year: World Connection WC 030 ; P and C 2008
title: Chabi Majnoun
duration: 5:46
performer: Keyvan Chemirani & Anindo Chatterjee
composer: trad. arr. by Keyvan Chemirani ; Nizami Ganjavi (text)
album: Battements Au Coeur De L’Orient
label and year: Accords Croisés  AC 121 ; P. and C. 2007
title: Raga Maru Bihag : Vilambit (slow tempo), ektaal 12 beats
"Rattiyan mori bairan bhayi mitwa main kaise aaon tore paas"
duration: 07:17
performer: Kaushiki Chakrabarty
composer: trad.
album: Live At Saptak Festival
label and year: Sense World Music 112  ; C 2008
title: Laalwala Bhaanda Joban – Raga Bhairavi
duration: 08:04
performer: Sasha
composer: trad.
album: Tappa Journey
label and year: Sense World Music 109  ; C 2008
title: Atardi
duration: 04:29
artist: Randal Corsen (& Friends ; zang: Shirma Rouse)
composer: Rudy Plaate
album: Dulsura Di Korsou – Contemporary Music From Curacao
label and year: Aja 10863 ; P and C 2008

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