Music of the Orient / Various: Music of the Orient / Various

Music of the Orient / Various: Music of the Orient / Various

Music of the Orient / Various: Music of the Orient / Various

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Title: Music of the Orient / Various
Artist: Music of the Orient / Various
Label: Folkways Records
UPC: 093070415720
Genre: International

Compiled by the German ethnologist Dr. E.M. Von Hornbostel (of the Hornbostel-Sachs instrument classification system), this 1979 collection provides a cross-section of traditional Asian music. Prominently featured is the vocal music and Gamelan orchestras of the Bali and Java regions of Indonesia; other locations represented on this compilation include Japan, China, Thailand, India, Persia, Egypt, and Tunis. The liner notes contain diagrams and descriptions of the tonal structures of each song, translations of some lyrics and mythology associated with the music, along with photos of the musicians and their instruments.

1.1 Naga-Uta: Urashima
1.2 Ha-Uta: Umenimo Haru
1.3 Shinnai: Sekitori Senry?Nobori
1.4 Matsumae Oiwake
1.5 Classical Drama, Kun CH'?: P'i-P'a-Chi
1.6 Modern Drama: Pang-Ts?: Nan-Tien-M?N
1.7 Modern Drama: Pang-Tse: Nan-Tien-Men
1.8 Sundanese Song: Udan Mas - Gold Rain
1.9 Gamelan Slendro: Sekar Gadung
1.10 Gamelan Pelog: Kinanti Madumurti
1.11 Gend?R Wajang: Sel?Ndero
1.12 Gamelan Anklung: Berong Peng?Tj?T
2.1 Gamelan Djog?D: Tjetjing Kereman
2.2 Djang?R: Putih Putih Saput Anduk
2.3 Gamelan Gong: Lagu Kebiar
2.4 Musical Drama: Scene from the Rama Legend
2.5 Art Song from Meerut: Raga Bhairav?
2.6 Art Song from Jummoo: R?Ga Bil?Val (?)
2.7 Popular Song
2.8 Art Song: Maq?M Sika
2.9 B?Schrav: Kuzum: Maq?M Hijaz
2.10 B?Schrav: Kuzum: Maq?M Hijaz
2.11 Art Song: Maq?M Mezm?M
2.12 Song of the Dervishes: Maq?M ?Il
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