Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Clara Rockmore, Virginia Rodrigues

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Virginia Rodrigues, Nadja Solerno-Sonnerberg, The Gillham Park Orchtet, Kepa Junkera, Clara Rockmore, and the Palm Fabric Orchestra.

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Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Clara Rockmore, Virginia Rodrigues

Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg / Sergio & Odair Assad

Andalucia

  • Artist: Nadja Salero-Sonnenberg/ Sergio & Odair Assad
  • Song: Andalucia
  • From: Nadja Salero-Sonnenberg/Sergio & Odair Assad

It's all in the family: the Assad brothers have a talented sister, Badi Assad, who also plays classical guitar and has recorded four solo CDs.

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Songs from the Velvet Anvil

Lost In The Stars

  • Artist: The Gillham Park Orchtet
  • Song: Lost In The Stars
  • From: Songs from the Velvet Anvil

The Gillham Park Orchtet (yes, "orchtet" not "ochtet") recorded and performed in Kansas City, MO in the late 1990s.

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Bilbao 00:00h

Nondik Jo Maurizia?

  • Artist: Kepa Junkera
  • Song: Nondik Jo Maurizia?
  • From: Bilbao Oo:Oh DISC 2

Kepa Junkera is self-taught on the trikitixa, or diatonic accordion, a folk instrument native to the Basque region of Spain where Junkera was born and raised.

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Alula Records

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Nos

Uma História de Ifá

  • Artist: Virginia Rodrigues
  • Song: Uma História de Ifá
  • From: Nos

Virginia was discovered by Brazilian pop legend Caetano Veloso. After hearing her sing in a young people's musical theater production, Veloso invited her to record for his label, Natasha Records.

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The Art of the Theremin

The Swan

  • Artist: Clara Rockmore
  • Song: The Swan
  • From: The Art of the Theremin

Music created by the theramin was featured in several film soundtracks in the 1940s and 1950s, including "The Day The Earth Stood Still," "Spellbound," and the classic alcoholic travelogue, "The Lost Weekend."

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Vague Gropings in the Slip Stream

The Garden

  • Artist: Palm Fabric Orchestra
  • Song: The Garden
  • From: Vague Gropings in the Slip Stream

Palm Fabric Orchestra is a side project of the band Poi Dog Pondering, by its frontman Frank Orrall.

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