Boston Public Library World Music Audio Collection – New CDs Ordered (3/27/09)

March 31, 2009 at 1:25 am Leave a comment


The cds in this order contain a wide variety of genres including Latin hits and dance music, Bollywood, Indian/American and African fusion, French and Afropop, and Scottish and African folk music.  Click on the links below to hear excerpts from them. As this is just a sampling of what we have to offer, come on in to the main library at Copley Square or any one of  our branches conveniently located throughout the city of Boston and “check out” more of our fabulous world music collection. For your additional convenience, you can reserve. copies online via our library catalog and you will be notified when the item is in and ready to be picked-up.

1. Dance & Romance with Bollywood – Various artists (India)

2. Heroes Soundtrack – Various artists (India) (Review)

3. Seriously Good Music: Bollywood – Various artists (India) (Review)

4. Al Cien por Millon – El Tigrillo Palma (Mexico) (Review)

5. Quinto Piso – Ricardo Arjona (Guatemala) (Review)

6. Solo por Ti – Aliados de la Sierra (Mexico) (Review)

7. Asa – Asa (Nigeria) (Review)

8. Essential Collection: Magic of Edith Piaf – Edith Piaf (France) (Review)

9. Francophonic: Retrospective Vol. 1  1953-1980 – Franko & Le Tpok Jazz (DR Congo) (Review)

10. Kinsmen – Rudresh Mahanthappa (with Kadri Gopalnath) (Italy/US/India) (Review)   

11. Lightweights & Gentlemen – Lau (Scotland) (Review)

12. Rebel Woman – Chiwoniso (Zimbabwe/US) (Review)

13. Rough Guide to Afrobeat Revival – Various artists (Africa) (Review)

14. Rough Guide to Tango (2nd edition) – Various artists (Argentina) (Review)

15. Throw Down Your Heart – Bela Fleck (with Various artists) (US/Africa) (Review)

16. Vodoun Effect: Funk & Sato from Benin’s Labels – Orchestre Poly Rhythmo De Cotonou (Benin) (Review)

Entry filed under: CD Collection.

Divi Zheni – Women’s Bulgarian Folk Chorus In Concert (April 1st – Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. and May 16th – Saturday at 7:30 p.m.) Bulgarian Folk Dance Spectacle “Bulgare” – Touring for the First Time in the US (April 9th – Thursday at 7:00 p.m.)

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