SOAS Archive Show: Music from Distant Corners of the World (2) Thu, 2011-05-19 17:51

The Nonesuch Explorer: Music from Distant Corners of the World

This episode features sides one and two of the 2-record album ?The Nonesuch Explorer: Music from Distant Corners of the World?, a collection of recordings from Indonesia, Japan and India, reminding us of the musical diversity within Asia. Presented by Louise Ungless

SIDE ONE (A)

THE FAR EAST

1. Ketjak: The Romanian Monkey Chant (recorded in Bali by David Lewiston)
2. Baris: Gamelan Gong Kebjar (recorded in Bali by David Lewiston)
3. Frog Song: Sekehe Genggong (recorded in Bali by David Lewiston)
4. Ketawang: Puspawarna ( recorded in Java by Robert E. Brown)
5. Shakuhachi: Sokaku- Reibo (recorded in Japan and produced by Peter K. Siegel)
6. Echigojishi (with the koto, recorded in Japan by Katsumasa Takasago)
7. Shrine music (with the Shamisen, recorded in Japan by Katsumasa Takasago)
8. Hanami odori (with the Shamisen and koto, recorded in Japan by Katsumasa Takasago)

SIDE TWO (B)

INDIA

1. Tillana: Ni ri ni rig a ma (Meditation, composed by Tirukkokarnam Subbarama Bhagavatar)
2. Thumri: Jogia (produced by Peter K. Siegel)
3. O bholar mon amar, anande hariguno gao (singer Purna Chandra Das and produced by Peter K. Siegel)
4. Khayal: Yaman (recorded by John Levy)
5. Kriti: Banturiti (composed by Tyagaraja, produced by Peter K. Sigel)
6. Kriti: Telisi Rama chintanato (composed by Tyagaraja abd produced by Peter K. Siegel)

Drawn from the extensive Explorer Series catalogue (Nonesuch Records 1971)