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Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Debussy a la Washington Sax Quartet, Les Primitifs Du Futur

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Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Debussy a la Washington Sax Quartet, Les Primitifs Du Futur

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Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Debussy a la Washington Sax Quartet, Les Primitifs Du Futur

Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Debussy a la Washington Sax Quartet, Les Primitifs Du Futur

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This edition brings you the music of Debussy, from the Washington Saxophone Quartet; R. Crumb and his band, Les Primitis du Futur. You'll also hear Michael Masley's cymbalom; Hawaiian singer Israel Kamakawiwo'ole; extraordinary guitarist Michael Hedges; the Austrian group, Die Knodel; and the rock-and-roll sounds of The Sprague Brothers.

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Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Debussy a la Washington Sax Quartet, Les Primitifs Du Futur

To China and Bach

Golliwogg's Cake Walk

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Golliwogg's Cake Walk

  • from To China and Bach
  • by Washington Saxophone Quartet

The Washington Saxophone Quartet offer unique interpretations on everything from Bach and Beethoven to Joplin and Gershwin.

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World Musette

The Fox Musette

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The Fox Musette

  • from World Musette
  • by Les Primitifs du Futur

Cartoonist R. Crumb plays the claw-hammered-style banjo and sings in this group from Paris. If you like music from the 1920s, you'll enjoy this unique sound.

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Cymballenium

Tip of the Icebird

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Tip of the Icebird

  • from Cymballenium
  • by Michael Masley

Michael Masley plays an instrument you likely haven't heard of: a "cymbalom." Masley picks, bows, and strikes the strings of this dulcimer-like instrument to create a beautifully haunting sound.

Facing Future

Somewhere Over the Rainbow / What a Wonderful World

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Somewhere Over the Rainbow / What a Wonderful World

  • from Facing Future
  • by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

Nicknamed the "Gentle Giant," Israel Kamakawiwo'ole has a tender voice with a giant sound. He gained international fame with this featured selection: A medley of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and "What A Wonderful World."

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Taproot

Ritual Dance

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Ritual Dance

  • from Taproot
  • by Michael Hedges

Michael Hedges pioneered an inimitable playing style sowcased on this Grammy Award-winning album, Taproot.

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Die Noodle!

Die Wurst (Die Noodle!)

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Die Wurst (Die Noodle!)

  • from Die Noodle!
  • by Die Knodel

The Austrian group, Die Knodel is sometimes comical with a cinematic sound.

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Forever and a Day

Money Makes the Man

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Money Makes the Man

  • from Forever and a Day
  • by The Sprague Brothers

The Sprague Brothers are reminiscent of the Beatles or the Everley Brothers, but with a sound that is very much their own.

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