Asian Folk Music CDs in the Boston Public Library

May 10, 2009 at 5:35 pm Leave a comment

Asia Music 1Hopefully, you will be fortunate enough to be able to attend the Japanese shakuhachi flute performance given by virtuoso Phil Nyokai James (See post 5/10/09). There’s a good chance that after hearing such intriguing music, you will have developed quite the appetite to hear more like it!  So in light of this, I thought I’d just let you in our some of our great local resources here at the BPL as far as recorded Asian folk music is concerned. For your additional convenience, you can reserve copies of any item in our collection online via our library catalog and you will be notified when the item is in and ready to be picked-up. Here is some of what we have to offer, but this list is not complete, so be sure and browse our entire collection of Asian music cds. Remember, if a title which interests you is currently checked-out, just hop onto our reserve list.

1. The Rough Guide to the Music of Vietnam – Various artists

2. Vietnam: Reves et Realite = Dream & Reality – Bach Yen & Tran Quan Hai

3. Japan, Koto – Various artists

4. Japanese Drums – Tomoe-Ryu Yutakadaiko

5. Nihon no Fesutibaru = Music of Japanese Festivals –  Various artists

6. Traditional Music of the Japanese Geisha – Various artists

7. Ancient Music from the Chinese Dynasties – Various artists

8. Chine: l’Empire du Milieu = China: the Middle Kingdom – Shan Di Orchestra

9. Chinese Bamboo Flute Music – Various artists

10. Chinese Masterpieces of the Pipa & Qin – Cheng Yu  

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Entry filed under: Asian music, CD Collection.

Japanese Bamboo Flute Master Phil Nyokai James in Concert at the Boston Public Library – (May 14th – Thursday at 2:00 p.m.) Boston Public Library World Music Audio Collection – New CDs Ordered (4/25/09)

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