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hiya fellas! i posted around 30 ocoras the other day, http://aaseance.blogspot.com.au/

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ahhh awesome! lots of goodies on your blog, thanks!

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Listening to this right now, good God is it awesome! Highly recommended.

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dave quam wrote:Image

Listening to this right now, good God is it awesome! Highly recommended.



+1
“In a kind of middle-aged crisis, it dawned upon me that there was a possibility that music might not even be an art form.”

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Dohol wrote:
dave quam wrote:Image

Listening to this right now, good God is it awesome! Highly recommended.



+1
thanks for this mr. Quam
classically trained

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On a recent trip to Oslo I visited Råkk & Rålls Nastalgie, an excellent second hand record shop. Their 'world' section was stuffed full of cheap to reasonably priced goodies including a kings ransom of Folkways and Ethnic Folkways LPs, I came away with 'Maroc I" on Ocora, a 2LP set of Music from the Orient on Folkways, and a lovely Instrumental Music of the Kalahari San LP.

If anyone's in or near Oslo it's well worth a trip to the top floor of this shop.

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Moudou Ould Mattalla - Guitare des Sables

Not on Ocora, but still.
Improvised guitar from the fringes of west Sahara (Mauritania).
Think of Sugimoto's Opposite (though with the occasional chanting, percussion and what sounds like crickets on some tracks).

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That Musique Du Monde series stuff can sometimes be even better than Ocora stuff to my ears. Some of my favorites:

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(The Cape Verde anthology is also great)

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(some of my favorite music EVER. Ocora has a bunch of CAR releases that are amazing, but this is my favorite disc of music recorded there)

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(volume 2 as well...I think there are 3 volumes but I only know the first 2)

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^ cool series.

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Songs From the Northern Territory (1963)
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

this is pretty good too. 5 volumes of extreme primitive minimalism

http://www.manikay.com/albums/sfnt1.shtml

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I'm looking for a records of traditional russian's bells. I heard a sample here : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1BqctPbJ4E and now i'm very curious about it. If someone could help me....

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jeremyhegge wrote:hiya fellas! i posted around 30 ocoras the other day, http://aaseance.blogspot.com.au/
I'm a huge fan of your blog, I followed it since the beginning with your La Monte Young posts! I do weekly broadcasts for the University student radio, and your Ocora posts were really useful! And yeah, Ocora still does kick-ass cd's, like this one:
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http://www.frozenreeds.com/
Now available: Morton Feldman - Crippled Symmetry: at June in Buffalo, performed by The Feldman Soloists (Eberhard Blum, Nils Vigeland, Jan Williams)

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A few to add:

An Anthology of South Indian Classical Music (by L. Subramaniam)

4 cds, fantastic, varied. I'd say this is in the same league as the Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan 4cd set.

Japan - Nagauta - Ensemble Kineya

Kabuki theater music, very dramatic & expressive. Vocals, lutes, flute & some drums.

Japon - Ensemble Hijriri Kaï

classical trio music, with flute, koto & lute in various permutations

Japon - Satsuma Biwa - Kakujô Iwasa & Kakurjû Saitô

duo of vocals & biwa lute

Inde du Nord - L'art du sarangi - Ram Narayan

The sarangi, a bowed, hort-necked string instrument, at times accompanied by tabla & tampura percussion.


Also +1 for Duif's mention of Kinshi Tsuruta Satsuma biwa disc, extremely expressive: the grand dame Kinishi Tsuruta on vocals for 2 tracks, accompanied by 3 of her students on biwa lutes, and one track where she sings and plays lute herself.


If some one has good recommendations in the vein of the Indian music I mentioned: shoot!

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Laos : Lam saravane, musique pour le khène


Khène sounds so sweet. .
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I have a few more to add. All of these have been reissued fairly recently in the new series lay-out. Some of them aren't coupled to their older versions on Discogs, so that's confusing. Most of these can be ordered new from Amazon.fr, or amazon.co.uk or Honest Jon Records.

Greece - Grand chant octotonal à la Vierge - Ensembrle Thédore Vassilikos
a major vocal work of 18th century Byzantine composer Petros Bereketis

China - Li Xiangting - The Art of the Qin
solo qin, recorded in 1990. quiet & sublime. a gem.

South India - L. Subramaniam - Karnatic Violin
recording of december 1980. The 4-cd box I listed above also has a solo cd by Subramaniam, this one is a different recording.

Iraq - Munir Bashir - The art of the 'ûd

recording of 1971. quiet music of the proto-guitar

Korea - Kim Hae-Sook - Gayageum Sanjo: Choi Ok-Sam School

12-string zither solo music, with a wee bit of buk drum