Pancultural Music

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It may sound like classical music, but for NPR reviewer Tom Manoff, it's pancultural — an unusual mix of sounds from different cultures, languages and world instruments. On this special video edition of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen speaks with Manoff about pancultural music.

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Pancultural Music

Officium

Parce mihi domine

  • Artist: Hilliard Ensemble
  • Album: Officium
  • Song: Parce mihi domine
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  • Album: Officium
  • Artist: The Hilliard Ensemble with Jan Garbarek
  • Label: ECM
 
Opera Arias and Brazilian Folksongs

Aria from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 (Villa-Lobos)

  • Artist: Bidu Sayao
  • Album: Opera Arias and Brazilian Folksongs
  • Song: Aria from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 (Villa-Lobos)
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  • "Aria from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 (Villa-Lobos)"
  • Album: Opera Arias and Brazilian Folksongs
  • Artist: Bidu Sayao
 
Ninna Nanna

José Embala o Menino (Joseph Rocks the Baby)

  • Artist: Montserrat Figueras
  • Album: Ninna Nanna
  • Song: José Embala o Menino (Joseph Rocks the Baby)
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  • "José Embala o Menino (Joseph Rocks the Baby)"
  • Album: Ninna Nanna
  • Artist: Montserrat Figueras
 
A Thousand Evenings

In So Many Worlds (for Jaki Byard): In Praise

  • Artist: Dave Douglas
  • Album: A Thousand Evenings
  • Song: In So Many Worlds (for Jaki Byard): In Praise
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  • Album: A Thousand Evenings
  • Artist: Dave Douglas
  • Label: RCA
 
Soir Dit Elle: Words of the Angel

Benedicta es celorum

  • Artist: Trio Mediaeval
  • Album: Soir Dit Elle: Words of the Angel
  • Song: Benedicta es celorum
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  • Album: Soir Dit Elle: Words of the Angel
  • Artist: Trio Mediaeval
 
Bach: Sonatas and Partitas, Vol. 1

Ciaccona from Partita No. 2 in d minor, BWV 1004 (Bach)

  • Artist: Rachel Podger
  • Album: Johann Sebastian Bach: Partitas and Sonatas for Violin Solo, vol. 1
  • Song: Ciaccona from Partita No. 2 in d minor, BWV 1004 (Bach)
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  • "Ciaccona from Partita No. 2 in d minor, BWV 1004 (Bach)"
  • Album: Bach: Sonatas and Partitas, Vol. 1
  • Artist: Rachel Podger
  • Label: Channel Classics
 
Morimur

The Chaccone

  • Artist: Hilliard Ensemble
  • Album: Morimur
  • Song: The Chaccone
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  • "The Chaccone"
  • Album: Morimur
  • Artist: The Hilliard Ensemble
  • Label: ECM
 
Litany

Litany (To Helmuth Rilling and the Oregon Back Festival)

  • Artist: Arvo Pärt
  • Album: Litany
  • Song: Litany (To Helmuth Rilling and the Oregon Back Festival)
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  • "Litany (To Helmuth Rilling and the Oregon Back Festival)"
  • Album: Litany
  • Artist: Arvo Pärt
 
La Pasión Segun San Marcos (Saint Mark's Passion)

Kaddish

  • Artist: Osvaldo Golijov
  • Album: La Pasión Segun San Marcos (Saint Mark's Passion)
  • Song: Kaddish
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  • "Kaddish"
  • Album: La Pasión Segun San Marcos (Saint Mark's Passion)
  • Artist: Osvaldo Golijov
 
Blue

California

  • Artist: Joni Mitchell
  • Album: Blue
  • Song: California
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  • "California"
  • Album: Blue
  • Artist: Joni Mitchell
 

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