Episode #3274

Eurasian Folk

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

For this New Sounds, we’ll sample music rooted in both Europe and Asia, along with updated folk music from both regions.  Hear Indian sitar and Basque (northern Spain) marimba come together in music from Oreka Tx, as well as music from the throat singers of Tuva, Huun Huur Tu.  There’s also music from Sweden by Lena Willemark and Ale Möller, traditional Irish music from the Bothy Band, and if we're lucky, some high-energy Romanian gypsy brass from Mahala Rai Banda.

PROGRAM # 3274, Eurasian Folk  (First aired on 11/29/2011)                                                    





Mahala Rai Banda

Ghetto Blasters

Dan Armeanca: Tu Romnie [3:18]

Asphalt Tango Records CDATR 2509 or download from


Oi Dai

Kiiriminna [2:44]

Green Linnet 4014, reissued on NorthSide Records 616049

Bothy Band

Best Of

Fionnghuala [1:26]

Green Linnet 3043



Shto Mi E Milo (Macedonia) [5:49]

Diaphonica CD 098



Patana sunset / Hölökyn kölökyn [7:47]

Frigg 00007

Purna Das Baul

Music of the Honey Gatherers

Kaliya [3:17]

Riverboat, TUG1056

Oreka Tx

Nomadak tx

Jai adivasi [3:07]

World Village 468085

Huun Huur Tu

Ancestor's Call

Churaa-Khoor (Yellow Pacer) [5:42]

World Village 468107

Mouth Music

Live @WNYC, 12/26/91

S'Muladach [5:23]

This performance not commercially available.  Mouth Music recordings are available:

Lena Willemark, Ale Möller


Elvedansen [8:46]

ECM 1610

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