Category: Pacific

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Disappearing World

Endangered music from remote cultures from the Granada Television series, featuring Overtone Singing from Tuva. Produced in conjunction with Granada Television and The British Library National Sound Archive.
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Rain Forest Dream
Joji Hirota

Well-known Japanese percussionist extraordinary, Joji Hirota, plays traditional Japanese, African, Latin American and other exotic percussion instruments to create a blend of music that draws from many times and cultures but is, at the same time, a very personal and original musical statement.
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Spirit of Polynesia

A comprehensive and fascinating anthology of the exciting drum dances, hulas and awe inspiring chants of the Polynesian islands Recorded by David Fanshawe 1978-88.
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Spirit of Micronesia

Awe-inspiring chants, spine-chilling hymns and fiery dances from the Pacific island communities of Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Kosrae, Pohnpei, Yap, Chuuk and Palau from the extensive recordings made on the 1978-1984 Pacific voyages of intrepid explorer and composer David Fanshawe.
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Spirit of Melanesia

The final album in our trilogy compiled from the extensive Pacific researches of David Fanshawe. Countries represented in Melanesia are Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Noumea and Fiji.
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Pleasures and Treasures

The Music Includes world music, traditional British music, early classical music on original instruments, novelty numbers, jazz, music hall, musical boxes, guitar quartets, saxophone quartet, brass group, viol consorts, choral music and chant, handbells and church bells, poetry and readings - from mediaeval times to the present day. This double album forms part of Saydisc’s 50th Anniversary celebration releases and is drawn from recordings made over the years from mono open reel recording to high quality stereo digital.
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Percussion Around The World

Over 150 minutes of exuberant and exciting percussion music from Africa, India, Japan, Morocco, Middle East, South America, Mexico, Caribbean, Britain, Ireland, Spain, France, China, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Indonesia. Saydisc has been at the forefront of recording for posterity a host of unusual, historic and traditional musics, speech and sounds since 1965 and have built up a worldwide reputation for innovation, dedication and quality. The music categories included in our saydisc range include national, traditional and regional music and songs, music, songs and dances from other traditions, music featuring unusual instruments and world music.
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Worlds Away

Chants, Songs, Rituals & Instrumentals From 33 Countries & Island Communities including Sudan, Egypt, Morocco, Tuva, Kurdistan, Mongolia, France, Spain, Hungary, Bulgaria, Sardinia, Norway, Germany, Albania, Japan, Rajasthan, China, Tibet, North India, Arabia, Israel, Brazil, Andes, Tonga, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Rapa Iti, Tuvalu, New Zealand, Easter Island, Chuuk, Tahiti, Bora Bora.
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Exotic and Strange Music and Sounds from many Cultures and Island Communities