J.S. BACH – French Suites

The French Suites, BWV 812–817, are six suites which Johann Sebastian Bach wrote for the clavier (harpsichord or clavichord) between the years of 1722 and 1725. Although Suites Nos. 1 to 4 are typically dated to 1722, it is possible that the first was written somewhat earlier. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmEa7KX6D00 The suites were later given the name… Continue lendo J.S. BACH – French Suites

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SONA JOBARTEH Playing the complex West African instrument called the Kora | 60 Minutes

Sona Jobarteh is the first female virtuoso player of the kora, a traditional African instrument. Now one of the world’s foremost kora players, her mastery is made more remarkable when considering how complex the instrument is. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0InaUgwlrgo "60 Minutes" is the most successful television broadcast in history. Offering hard-hitting investigative reports, interviews, feature segments and… Continue lendo SONA JOBARTEH Playing the complex West African instrument called the Kora | 60 Minutes

DUDUK & CELLO: An Ancient Conversation / Meditation / A Mid-Eastern Journey (8h of music)

This music is a dialogue of the duduk and a cello tuned down to EAEA. Enjoy this musical exploration of other landscapes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odP72Q_MOwg The duduk is an ancient Armenian double reed woodwind instrument made of apricot wood. It is indigenous to Armenia. Variations of the Armenian duduk appear throughout the Caucasus and the Middle East,… Continue lendo DUDUK & CELLO: An Ancient Conversation / Meditation / A Mid-Eastern Journey (8h of music)

LUCIEL IZUMI – Live @ Congreso Internacional de Charango (2022)

Luciel Izumi (born in La Paz, July 23, 1995) is a Bolivian composer and instrumentalist who specializes in the charango, a small acoustic guitar, which she has practiced since she was 11.​ She leads the Luciel Izumi Jazz Quartet. The charango is a small Andean stringed instrument of the lute family, from the Quechua and Aymara populations in the territory of the Altiplano in post-Colonial times, after European… Continue lendo LUCIEL IZUMI – Live @ Congreso Internacional de Charango (2022)

NILS CHEVILLE & THE DANSANT – Mohan Kushi

THE DANSANT est une formation rock composée de cinq musiciens issus d’horizons musicaux différents. Ils nous proposent ici un univers instrumental particulier né de l’adaptation des oeuvres de Nils CHEVILLE, compositeur et guitariste du projet. Ce rock « savant » allie de nombreuses ambiances sonores comme les musiques traditionnelles orientales ou sud américaines, électroniques et… Continue lendo NILS CHEVILLE & THE DANSANT – Mohan Kushi

CHRISTIAN BOLLMANN -Obertongesang

Christian Bollmann (born February 19, 1949) is a German singer, conductor and trumpeter. After the first tours and the musical production of his songs in the duo Midnight Circus, with Torsten Schmid, he studied trumpet with Manfred Schoof at the Cologne University of Music. In 1969, he discovered the phenomenon of pitch-singing in a performance… Continue lendo CHRISTIAN BOLLMANN -Obertongesang

STARAYA DEREVNYA – Boulder Blues

Based in London and Tel-Aviv, Staraya Derevnya (Russian: Старая деревня, “Old village”) is an experimental psychedelic band that has been active since 1994. It is named after the historic district of Saint Petersburg. The group’s music style is self-defined as “krautfolk” and is characterised by free-form jams, hypnotic rhythmic patterns and an eclectic mix of instruments. Their… Continue lendo STARAYA DEREVNYA – Boulder Blues

JESSIKA KENNEY & EYVIND KANG – Kidung [Ideologic Organ]

The second beautiful album by the duo of Jessika Kenney-a vocalist known for her haunting timbral sense, as well as her profound interpretation of Persian vocal traditions,and Eyvind Kang - a violist for whom the act of music and learning is a spiritual discipline. The compositions on this album are about drawing the binary from… Continue lendo JESSIKA KENNEY & EYVIND KANG – Kidung [Ideologic Organ]

AMIR KOUSHKANI & EYVIND KANG – Sufi Invocation

This is the opening track of the album In the Path of Love: Improvisations on classical Persian and Indian music (2001), by Amir Koushkani and Eyving Kang. Amir Koushkani is an Iranian ethnomusicologist, composer, performer, and instructor of traditional Persian stringed instruments such as the Tar and the Setar. Dr. Koushkani’s training in Persian music began in… Continue lendo AMIR KOUSHKANI & EYVIND KANG – Sufi Invocation

MULATU ASTATKE & BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE – To Know Without Knowing (2020) [fvll albvm]

Mulatu Astatke (Amharic: ሙላቱ አስታጥቄ, romanized: mulatu ästaṭḳe; French pronunciation: Astatqé; born 19 December 1943) is an Ethiopian musician and arranger considered as the father of "Ethio-jazz". Black Jesus Experience are a nine piece Ethio-jazz band based in Melbourne, Australia. Since 2009 they have been best known for collaborations with Mulatu Astatke as well as… Continue lendo MULATU ASTATKE & BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE – To Know Without Knowing (2020) [fvll albvm]