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Vox Vulgaris.

Cantiga 213.
La Suite Meurtrière.
RΓ³kΓ‘tanc.
De Jordiska FrΓΆjdernas.

Edgy, evocative Medieval interpretations, from the album The Shape of Medieval Music to Come, a play on an iconic Ornette Coleman album.

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Audio Ethiopian music Music photography

Getatchew Mekurya.

Tezata.
Yèné Hassab Gwadegna.

The “Nightmare Carnival” stylings of saxophone maestro GΓ©tatchΓ¨w MΓ¨kurya.

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Audio Field recordings Music

Burundi.

Flute.
AkazΓ©hΓ© par Une Jeune Fille.
AkazΓ©hΓ© par Deux Jeunes Filles.

Mesmerizing music from the Republic of Burundi; truly timeless.

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Audio Music vocalists

Islamic Vocalists of Note.

Aqi Pishak: Love Song.
Abu Zelof.
Radha /Ga’s.
Tahlil.

Memorable music from the World of Islam series.

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Audio Jazz Music vocalists

Vocalists, of Note.

Johnny Hartman: They Say It’s Wonderful.
Al Hibbler: After the Lights Go Down Low.
Arthur Prysock: Ain’t It Funny.
Leon Thomas: One.
Leon Thomas: Song for my Father.
Jimmy Scott: All The Way.
Irene Kral: Small Day Tomorrow.
Peggy Lee: I Think It’s Going to Rain Today.
Peggy Lee: Don’t Explain.
Chris Connor: All About Ronnie.

A sampler, from upper-echelon practitioners of the art.

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Al Stewart Audio composers Music music videos vocalists

The Bounding of The Al Stewart.

Two mighty renditions of this Bounding classic.

The maestro of haunting, enigmatic songster-ing, Al Stewart not only achieved immortality via his Bounding {Glaswegian Method}exploits; some of the most indescribably poignant, mysterious works ever composed/performed are entirely his doing.

Stewart here performs the timeless, iconic Year of the Cat; the mighty Lord Grenville {perhaps his finest, most evocative composition…}; and Palace of Versailles, so difficult to ignore or forget.

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Audio Charisma composers dancing Eerie Spatiality Eternal existentialism Geniuses Ian Curtis Joy Division Music music videos performers photography Poetic Genius Poetry Punk Singers Terminal videos vocalists

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Go ahead. Choose a realm, any realm. Ian’s not from there; he’s never taken up residence there, and, for that matter, spends precious little—if any—time there. Yes. It’s been proven.

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Audio Geniuses Lene Lovich Music music videos performers photography Singers videos vocalists

The Lene Lovich.

Lili-Marlene Premilovich, later known as Lene Lovich, preternaturally idiosyncratic—and gifted—songstress, happens to play saxophone, is an animal rights activist, and initially wore her hair in braids to keep the locks from the clay, when in art school, studying sculpture. And, damn, she can deliver a tune. With octaves to spare {hear: Momentary Breakdown}.

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Audio Irish Music Music music videos Singers The Clancy Brothers The Dubliners The Pogues videos

Ah, the Irish. The Clancy Brothers, The Dubliners, and Brennan/Roche.

On to The Dubliners, then.

The Croppy Boy {Ronnie Drew, vocals}.
The Fields of Athenry: featuring Paddy Reilly.

And:

The Dubliners and The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem and Shane MacGowan work their inimitable magic. Treasures abound. Don’t miss Brennan & Roche.

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Audio Music music videos Singers videos Warren Zevon

The Great Warren Zevon.

Mr. Warren Z, non-perfunctorily, does *not* mail it in. Talkin’ about The Man.