Faso Denou

Farafina
Farafina’s music has a polyrhythmic structure that is both complex and yet immediately clear, but above all this music is an irrestible… more »

Table Songs of Georgia

Tsinandali Choir
Table songs are the musical expression of the Georgian cult of wine, and the Tsinandali Choir are famous for their stirring and powerful… more »

Devotional Songs

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
The music on this album concentrates mainly on traditional religious songs. Sufi belief is the mystical branch of Islam and advocates the… more »

Love Songs

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
The music on this album focuses upon the ghazal. The word ghazal is from the Arabic “to converse with women”, a dialogue between… more »

TrÌsan

Trísan
Ex-Clannad member Pól Brennan in collaboration with virtuoso Chinese flautist Guo Yue and Japanese percussionist Joji Hirota. A powerful… more »

Music At Matt Molloy's

Various Artists
Some of Ireland's finest traditional musicians join legendary Chieftains' flute player Matt Molloy and guitarist Arty McGlynn in Molloy's… more »

A Week in the Real World (Part 1)

Various Artists
In August 1991 Real World Studios opened its doors to over 75 artists from 20 countries for a unique recording project in association with… more »

Weaving My Ancestors' Voices

Sheila Chandra
Sheila Chandra is the only Asian singer to have had mainstream chart success in the UK in the 1980s. 'Ever So Lonely', Monsoon's Top… more »

Le Voyageur

Papa Wemba
The high-pitched, and often melancholy, tone of Wemba's beautiful singing style is reminiscent of his traditional and rural beginnings in… more »

Jubilation

Holmes Brothers
Quickly established as significant new names on the blues scene with the release of their first two albums, The Holmes Brothers are… more »

Terem

The Terem Quartet
The Terem Quartet is unique. As classically trained musicians, their technique and expertise are astonishing. As players of traditional… more »

Lament

Various Artists
A collection of beautiful and haunting Irish laments. All pieces are solo performances, recorded especially for this album, including… more »

Mambo

Remmy Ongala
Remmy Ongala and the band in sparkling form at the 1991 Real World Recording Week. A soulful and uplifting set, nurtured and given space by… more »

Island of Ghosts

Rossy
Of all the musicians performing in Madagascar today, it is Rossy who most capably captures the spirit of his island in music. He is the… more »

Shahbaaz

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
In less than a decade Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan achieved outstanding and unique success. The foremost reason for his popularity was his… more »

Homrong

Musicians of the National Dance Company of Cambodia
Music of a venerable and magnificent culture, plus modern Cambodian folk songs previously unrecorded. The music on this album represents… more »

The Wild Field

Dmitri Pokrovsky Ensemble
This is an album of peasant songs from southern Russia, specific to an area known as "the wild field" because it has no natural barriers… more »

Gula Gula

Mari Boine
In the Arctic part of Europe, so far north that it is often missing from weather maps on television, lives a small minority people called… more »

Mama Mosambiki

Eyuphuro
Eyuphuro (EE-U-FOO-ROO) means "whirlwind" and their music draws on many influences, as African vocals and Arabic rhythms meet the delicate,… more »