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Cultural Musics from Around the World





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4tet (Jing / Wintsch / Oester / Pfammatter): Different Song - Step Into The Future 4tet (Jing / Wintsch / Oester / Pfammatter):
Different Song - Step Into The Future

(Leo -- UK )

Price: $15.45

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An unconventional blend of instruments creates different, but captivating, sounds and structures by 4tet, a quartet of Chinese musician Jing (pipa, guqin) and Swiss jazz and free improvisers Wintsch, Oester, and Pfammatter.

Abrahams, Chris / Clare Cooper: Germ Studies For Guzheng & DX7 Abrahams, Chris / Clare Cooper:
Germ Studies For Guzheng & DX7

(Splitrec -- Australia )

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The Australian duo of pianist Chris Abrahams (Necks) & Berlin harpist Clare Cooper in a series of 198 short improvisations performed on Yamaha DX7 and the 14th century Guzheng harp, presented with 198 illustrations in an unusual and obsessively rewarding project.

Anandan, Ganesh / Gzowski, John : Shruti Project Anandan, Ganesh / Gzowski, John :
Shruti Project

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Using an electric 12-string shruti stick, a Harry Partch guitar & percussion Anandan & Gzowski create amazing microtonal environments with growling vocal interventions.

Bell, Clive / Saade, Bechir: An Account of My Hut: Improvisations for Shakuhachi and Ney Bell, Clive / Saade, Bechir:
An Account of My Hut: Improvisations for Shakuhachi and Ney

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Shakuhachi duets from veteran player Clive Bell and Lebanese improviser Bechir Saade recorded in England, 2007; lyrical, haunting and unexpected.

Bittova, Iva: Iva Bittová j.h. Bittova, Iva:
Iva Bittová j.h.

(Indies Scope Records -- Czech Republic )

Price: $17.10

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Brennan / Doran / Amstad / Heral: Triangulation - Whirligigs Brennan / Doran / Amstad / Heral:
Triangulation - Whirligigs

(Leo -- UK )

Price: $13.90

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Groove-based improvisations from keyboardist Brennan, percussionist Heral, guitarist Doran, and vocalist Amstad, an inspired record influenced by a confluence of world influences.

Brennan, John Wolf / Tony Majdalani / Marco Jencarelli: Pilgrims Brennan, John Wolf / Tony Majdalani / Marco Jencarelli:
Pilgrims

(Leo -- UK )

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John Wolf Brennan, Marco Jencarelli, and Tony Majdalani in a musical trip reflecting a spiritual journey through sound and unusual instrumentation, with an extensive and insightful 17 page booklet to guide the listener.

Byrne, David: The Forest <i>[Used Item]</i> Byrne, David:
The Forest [Used Item]

(Luaka Bop -- USA )

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Conde, Sidiki: Sidiki Conde, Sidiki:
Sidiki

(Innova -- USA )

Price: $8.50

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African Sidiki Conde lost the use of his legs at 14 to polio, yet found his inner rhythm and voice, which are heard in his infectious, complex and joyous music.

Cordame: Jean Felix Mailloux: Migration Cordame: Jean Felix Mailloux:
Migration

(Malasartes -- Canada )

Price: $10.80

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Jean Felix Mailloux researched modal and improvised music from ancient Persian, Indian & Armenian music to create something between tradition and modernity, improvisation and written music.

Crumb, Robert: Hot Women Crumb, Robert:
Hot Women

(Kein & Aber -- Switzerland )

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Cartoonist Crumb's compilation of women vocalists recorded between 1928-1950 from southern countries all over the world, with an illustrated booklet crammed with informative text.

Davidson, Scott with Shipp / Shorter / Bisio / Dickey: Dreamland Davidson, Scott with Shipp / Shorter / Bisio / Dickey:
Dreamland

(NO LABEL -- USA )

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Percussionist Scott Davidson, whose music is informed by jazz, classical Indian and Middle Eastern music, teamed up with pianist Matthew Shipp, bassist Michael Bisio, drummer Whit Dickey and reedist Lloyd Shorter for this album of world encompassing and rhythmic jazz.

Day, Terry: Interruptions Day, Terry:
Interruptions

(Emanem -- UK )

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Terry Day plays a wide variety of instruments including piano, saxophones, drums, cello, mandolin, voice and many more in these analogue studio recordings made between 1978 and 1981.

Demissie, Zerfu : Akotet: Songs of the Begena Demissie, Zerfu :
Akotet: Songs of the Begena

(Terp African Series -- The Netherlands )

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Ethiopian master Zerfu Demissie on solo Begena, a large traditional framed string instrument, sought out for this recording Andy and Terrie Ex.

Denyer, Frank: Music for Shakuhachi Denyer, Frank:
Music for Shakuhachi

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Unprecedented music for Shakuhachi by Frank Denyer (releases on Tzadik, Mode) with Yoshikazu Iwamoto on shakuhachi and Paul Hiley joining Denyer on percussion.

Diabate, Djibril : Hawa Diabate, Djibril :
Hawa

(Terp Records -- The Netherlands )

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Virtuoso kora player Djibril Diabate is a modern interpreter of traditional pieces with a unique style taking this music of the Malian culture one step further.

Ex, The, Getachew Mekuria + guests: EthioSonic - A film by Stephane Jourdain [DVD] Ex, The, Getachew Mekuria + guests:
EthioSonic - A film by Stephane Jourdain [DVD]

(La Huite -- France )

Price: $29.95

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A film by Stephane Jourdain documenting The Ex and Ethiopian saxophonist Getatchew Mekurya as they work in the studio and perform at the Banlieues Bleues Fesival, Paris.

Falzone, James Allos Musica: Lamentations Falzone, James Allos Musica:
Lamentations

(Allos Musica -- USA )

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Chicago clarinetist James Falzone's longstanding Allos Musica ensemble with oud player Ronnie Malley and Tim Mulvenna on hand drums and percussion, playing collective improvisations inspired by Arabic musical forms.

Free Dot: Cotardo / Pacciolla: Ariband Free Dot: Cotardo / Pacciolla:
Ariband

(Slam -- UK )

Price: $8.50

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The Italian Free Dot duo of Cotardo and Pacciolla describe their music as free from definitions of pre-established limits in which jazz, Indian and Persian music converge creating an original sound.

Frith, Fred: Clearing Customs Frith, Fred:
Clearing Customs

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Frith's 75 minute intense improvisatory journey work is a graphic structural model by which the most diverse types of musical events are linked together along a time line.

Gal, Bernhard : Same Difference <i>[Used Item]</i> Gal, Bernhard :
Same Difference [Used Item]

(Gromoga -- Austria )

Price: $9.95

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Gustafsson / Nilssen-Love / Asmamaw: Baro 101 Gustafsson / Nilssen-Love / Asmamaw:
Baro 101

(Terp Records -- Netherlands )

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The Ex were in Ethopia in 2010 for their "Free the Jazz" saxophone project, here presenting Mats Gustafsson on baritone saxophone, Paal Nilssen-Love on drums, and Mesele Asmamaw on krar, a stringed bowl-shaped lyre.

Hodder-Williams / Caldwell: Mariner's Way Hodder-Williams / Caldwell:
Mariner's Way

(FMR -- UK )

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A combination of improvisations and duets using gamelan, singing bowl, flute, alto flute, bass flute, soprano saxophone and bass clarinet, exploring the mythical journey of the mariner.

Kaiser, Henry / Noyes, Charles K. / Park, Sang Won: Invite the Spirit 1983 Kaiser, Henry / Noyes, Charles K. / Park, Sang Won:
Invite the Spirit 1983

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Remastered complete reissue of the double LP release of this meeting of Korean shamanistic vocals and kayagum with improvising virtuoso Kaiser and percussionist Noyes .

Koichi, Makigami: Tokyo Taiga Koichi, Makigami:
Tokyo Taiga

(Tzadik -- USA )

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One of the world's most unusual vocalist in a trio with Bolot Bairyshev & Sato Masaharu, crossing voice, electronics and acoustic instruments in an odd and inventive set of songs unlike any other.

Konono No. 1: Lubuaku - Orchestre Tout Puissant Likembe Konono No. 1 de Mingiedi Konono No. 1:
Lubuaku - Orchestre Tout Puissant Likembe Konono No. 1 de Mingiedi

(Terp African Series -- The Netherlands )

Price: $18.95

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Kwang, Goh Lee: Butterfly Lovers OST Kwang, Goh Lee:
Butterfly Lovers OST

(Nyoba Kan -- Malaysia )

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A sound track to the Malaysian stage play "Butterfly Lovers", which explores the themes of human relationships and emotions through a Zen perspective, from sound artist Goh Lee Kwang in a sextet that merges traditional Malaysian instrumentation and electronics.

Kwang, Goh Lee: Butterfly Lovers OST <i>[Used Item]</i> Kwang, Goh Lee:
Butterfly Lovers OST [Used Item]

(Nyoba Kan -- Malaysia )

Price: $9.00

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Kyriakides, Yannis + Andy Moor: A Life Is A Billion Heartbeats Kyriakides, Yannis + Andy Moor:
A Life Is A Billion Heartbeats

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )

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Yannis Kyriakides and Andy Moor's exploration and mining of the rich and mysterious terrain of Greek rebetika music from early 20th century, using a combination and juxtaposition of rebetika elements with their own distinct sonic explorations.

Kyriakides, Yannis + Andy Moor: A Life Is a Billion Heartbeats [VINYL] Kyriakides, Yannis + Andy Moor:
A Life Is a Billion Heartbeats [VINYL]

(Discrepant -- UK )

Price: $26.95

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Yannis Kyriakides and Andy Moor's exploration and mining of the rich and mysterious terrain of Greek rebetika music from early 20th century, using a combination and juxtaposition of rebetika elements with their own distinct sonic explorations.

Machida, Yoshio: Steelpan Improvisations : 2001-2008 Machida, Yoshio:
Steelpan Improvisations : 2001-2008

(Yoshio Machida -- Japan )

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Yoshio Machida's steelpan live recordings in Europe and Japan between 2001-2008; including early pieces by combination of self-made steelpan Gamelan sound and computer to recent acoustic steelpan pieces.

Mahanthappa's, Rudresh Indo-Pak Coalition With Rez Abassi/Dan Weiss: Apti Mahanthappa's, Rudresh Indo-Pak Coalition With Rez Abassi/Dan Weiss:
Apti

(Innova -- USA )

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Indian-American alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa's Indo-Pak Coalition synthesizes NY jazz with South Asian improvised music creating a new modern improvised form.

Mandingo Ambassadors: Tougna Mandingo Ambassadors:
Tougna

(Engine -- USA )

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West African sound from the Mandingo Ambassadors, using drums, guitar, reeds and voice to create an irresistibly rhythmic music of grooves that keep the listener moving.

Marchetti, Lionel: Knud un Nom de Serpent (Le Cercle des Entrailles) Marchetti, Lionel:
Knud un Nom de Serpent (Le Cercle des Entrailles)

(Intransitive Recordings -- USA )

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Long-awaited reissue of Lionel Marchetti's classic album of harrowing tape music and organized sound from '99, an amazing amalgamation of shamanic ritual from around the world.

Marchetti, Lionel: Knud un Nom de Serpent (Le Cercle des Entrailles) <i>[Used Item]</i> Marchetti, Lionel:
Knud un Nom de Serpent (Le Cercle des Entrailles) [Used Item]

(Intransitive Recordings -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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Long-awaited reissue of Lionel Marchetti's classic album of harrowing tape music and organized sound from '99, an amazing amalgamation of shamanic ritual from around the world.

Metamorphosis: Luff <i>[Used Item]</i> Metamorphosis:
Luff [Used Item]

(Leo -- UK )

Price: $9.95

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Mirt: Khmer & Siam Recordings Mirt:
Khmer & Siam Recordings

(SAAMLENG -- Poland )

Price: $14.95

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Blending field recordings of temples, rain, bells, cicadas, radios, and other regional sounds from Khmer & Siam with native music to create a rich audioscape of those exotic lands, both mysterious and liltingly melodic on a beautiful journey in sound.

Mirt: Khmer & Siam Recordings <i>[Used Item]</i> Mirt:
Khmer & Siam Recordings [Used Item]

(SAAMLENG -- Poland )

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Mohammed, Mohammed "Jimmy": Hulgizey - In Concert Mohammed, Mohammed "Jimmy":
Hulgizey - In Concert

(Terp African Series -- The Netherlands )

Price: $13.30

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Mohammed, Mohammed "Jimmy": Takkabel! Mohammed, Mohammed "Jimmy":
Takkabel!

(Terp African Series -- The Netherlands )

Price: $16.20

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Mori, Ikue: Bhima Swarga-The Journey of the Soul From Hell to Heaven [DVD] Mori, Ikue:
Bhima Swarga-The Journey of the Soul From Hell to Heaven [DVD]

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $23.95

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Mytha, Hans Kennel: How It All Started Mytha, Hans Kennel:
How It All Started

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $18.95

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Improvised music using traditional Alpine horn music as its roots, as performed by a quartet of alphorns, büchels, and voice.

New Zion Trio (Jamie Saft / Brad Jones / Craig Santiago): CHALIWA New Zion Trio (Jamie Saft / Brad Jones / Craig Santiago):
CHALIWA

(Veal -- USA )

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The second full length from Kingston's New Zion Trio bringing together Reggae and Jazz musicians Jamie Saft (piano/keyboards), Brad Jones (acoustic bass), and Craig Santiago (drums) with special guest H.R. Human Rights, legendary vocalist of Bad Brains.

New Zion Trio (Jamie Saft / Brad Jones / Craig Santiago): CHALIWA <i>[Used Item]</i> New Zion Trio (Jamie Saft / Brad Jones / Craig Santiago):
CHALIWA [Used Item]

(Veal -- USA )

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The second full length from Kingston's New Zion Trio bringing together Reggae and Jazz musicians Jamie Saft (piano/keyboards), Brad Jones (acoustic bass), and Craig Santiago (drums) with special guest H.R. Human Rights, legendary vocalist of Bad Brains.

New Zion Trio (Jamie Saft / Brad Jones / Craig Santiago): Fight Against Babylon New Zion Trio (Jamie Saft / Brad Jones / Craig Santiago):
Fight Against Babylon

(Veal -- USA )

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Jamie Saft's NY-based Veal label presents the first New Zion Trio album, bringing together Reggae and Jazz musicians Jamie Saft (piano/keyboards), Brad Jones (acoustic bass), and Craig Santiago (drums) for an album mixing roots reggae, dancehall, dub & jazz.

OOIOO: Gamel OOIOO:
Gamel

(Thrill Jockey -- USA )

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Founding Boredoms member Yoshimi P-We continues her OOIOO project in an album forging a new ancient traditional music by combining ritualistic gamelan elements, captivating vocal music, rock forms and electronics in unexpected and enthralling way.

Orchestra Of The National Center For Korean Traditional Performing Arts, The: Yomillak: The Selectio Orchestra Of The National Center For Korean Traditional Performing Arts, The:
Yomillak: The Selection Of Korean Classical Music

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $23.00

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Orchestra of the National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts performs selection of Korean Classical Music, including "Yomillak", first performed in 1447, along with 3 other historic works.

Parker, Evan: Hasselt Parker, Evan:
Hasselt

(psi -- UK )

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Three open improvisations recorded in concert at Kunstencentrum Belgie Hasselt, Belgium in 2010 by sub-groups from the Electrocacoustic Ensemble, plus an extended performance by the whole ensemble.

Pastor / Killion: Bows Pastor / Killion:
Bows

(Slam -- UK )

Price: $8.10

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Italian violinist and multi-instrumentalist Stefano Pastor with the amazing cellist and Indian instrument master Kash Killion in a mix of original avant jazz and 2 Monk standards.

Pastor / Killion: Bows <i>[Used Item]</i> Pastor / Killion:
Bows [Used Item]

(Slam -- UK )

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Italian violinist and multi-instrumentalist Stefano Pastor with the amazing cellist and Indian instrument master Kash Killion in a mix of original avant jazz and 2 Monk standards.

Rea, Dennis: Views From Chicheng Precipice <i>[Used Item]</i> Rea, Dennis:
Views From Chicheng Precipice [Used Item]

(MoonJune -- USA )

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Guitarist Dennis Rea (Moraine) in a heartfelt homage to the music of East Asia, filled with moments of beauty and intrigue through original compositions and modern adaptations of traditional music.

Rothenberg, Ned: Ryu Nashi: No School - New Music For Shakuhachi Rothenberg, Ned:
Ryu Nashi: No School - New Music For Shakuhachi

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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New York multi-reed and wind player Ned Rothenberg performing on the shakuhachi in orignal compositions performed with viola and spoken word in beautiful and nuanced performances.

Sajrawy, Michel: Yathrib Sajrawy, Michel:
Yathrib

(Oxella Music -- USA )

Price: $8.60

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Sealed Knot, The: Surface/Plane Sealed Knot, The:
Surface/Plane

(Confront -- UK )

Price: $12.95

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Listed as one of The Wire's Top 10 Improvised Music Records in 2003, this reissue of The Sealed Knots Meniscus release presents two live 2001 concerts in the UK from the subtlely sophisticated trio of UK & Berlin artists Mark Wastell, Burkhard Beins, and Rhodri Davies.

Smith's Mbira, Wadada Leo: Dark Lady Of The Sonnets Smith's Mbira, Wadada Leo:
Dark Lady Of The Sonnets

(Tum -- Finland )

Price: $17.95

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Drawing on American creative music, Mbira music of Zimbabwe, and traditional Chinese music, trumpeter Leo Smith's ensemble with drummer Pheeroan akLaff and pipa player Min Xiao-Fen perform 5 extraordinary compositions of lyrical vision.

Sogawa, Kinya: Playing Bamboo Sogawa, Kinya:
Playing Bamboo

(Animul -- USA )

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Kinya Sogawa is one of the most outstanding shakuhachi performers in Japan today, and is also one of Japan's finest shakuhachi makers, here in an album of masterful performance on one of his own instruments.

Tazartes, Ghedalia: Tazartes Tazartes, Ghedalia:
Tazartes

(Alga Marghen -- Italy )

Price: $19.95

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Remastered CD edition of "Tazartes", Ghedalia Tazartes' fourth release from 1987, expanded with the first CD release of "Whatever Works Singing Wild My Rock Ghedalia,"; immersive, transporting, and deeply arresting music from the revered autodidact and audio oddity.

Tiptons, The: Strange Flower Tiptons, The:
Strange Flower

(Spoot -- USA )

Price: $10.95

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The Tiptons Saxophone Quartet plus drums led by Amy Denio and Jessica Lurie blend jazz, Afro-Cuban, Balkan, Klezmer, a capella vocals, and more into an energetic and ebullient mix.

Turkoz, Saadet: Marmara Sea Turkoz, Saadet:
Marmara Sea

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95

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Classical Turkish music featuring the beautiful voice of Saadet Turkoz accompanied by Elliot Sharp (guitar), Joelle Leandre (bass), Burhan Ocal (ud, saz) and Martin Schutz (cello).

Turkoz, Saadet: Marmara Sea <i>[Used Item]</i> Turkoz, Saadet:
Marmara Sea [Used Item]

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Classical Turkish music featuring the beautiful voice of Saadet Turkoz accompanied by Elliot Sharp (guitar), Joelle Leandre (bass), Burhan Ocal (ud, saz) and Martin Schutz (cello).



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