Label: ARC MUSIC
Dulsori; Mounir, Lahssen; Akingbola, Sola; Hassan, Chalf; Doumbia, Nahini; Hiten Ryu Daiko; Hirota, Joji; Grampian Police Pipe Band; Ikram; Espoirs du Mali, Les; Ramzy, Hossam; Sabri Family, The; Saad, Abdel Karim; Zyl, Barry van; Fouting, Mustapha; Rahimi, Ramin
Recordings of percussion from around the world – an exploration of countries by their instrumental heartbeat: the drum. With Iranian rhythms on the tombak, a rich variety of tones and textures from Egypt on durbuka, advanced rhythms of Nigerian Yoruba folk music, Japanese taiko, Indian tabla, improvisations from Morocco and more… A fascinating journey into international beats and the culture and stories that lie behind them. The booklet contains in-depth liner notes provided by the artists that showcase the instruments used, the meanings behind the songs, and the cultural significance around the chosen rhythms.