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

Opera Arias and Brazilian Folksongs

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

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

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Ninna Nanna

José Embala o Menino (Joseph Rocks the Baby)

  • Artist: Montserrat Figueras
  • Song: José Embala o Menino (Joseph Rocks the Baby)
  • From: Ninna Nanna
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Ninna Nanna
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Montserrat Figueras

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A Thousand Evenings

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

  • Artist: Dave Douglas
  • Song: In So Many Worlds (for Jaki Byard): In Praise
  • From: A Thousand Evenings
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A Thousand Evenings
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Dave Douglas
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RCA

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Soir Dit Elle: Words of the Angel

Benedicta es celorum

  • Artist: Trio Mediaeval
  • Song: Benedicta es celorum
  • From: Soir Dit Elle: Words of the Angel
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Trio Mediaeval

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Bach: Sonatas and Partitas, Vol. 1

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

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

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Litany

Litany (To Helmuth Rilling and the Oregon Back Festival)

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

Kaddish

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