Music of Central Asia Vol.10: Borderlands: Wu Man and Master Musicians from the Silk Route

Wu Man and Master Musicians from the Silk Route SFW40529

In these exuberant recordings, pipa master Wu Man and her Uyghur, Tajik, and Hui collaborators explore connections between the musical worlds of China and Central Asia. Featuring the stirring vocals of Sanubar Tursun and Abdulla Majnun along with newly arranged and composed instrumental pieces, Borderlands is a masterful blending of kindred traditions. 14 tracks, 72 minutes, 48-page color booklet, and photos; DVD contains series introduction, 2 documentary films, interactive glossary, and map.

Music of Central Asia is a co-production of the Aga Khan Music Initiative in Central Asia, a program of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, and the Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. The aim of the series is to present leading exponents of Central Asia’s rich and diverse musical heritage to listeners outside the region.

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Music of Central Asia Vol. 10: Borderlands: Wu Man and Master Musicians from the Silk Route
Wu Man — "Kazakh Song"
Music of Central Asia Overview

Year Released 2012
Record Label Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Copyright 2012 Smithsonian Folkways Approve

Genre(s) Central Asia; World

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101 Improvisation for Three and a Half Instruments Abduvali Abdurashidov, Sirojiddin Juraev, Wu Man 6:48
102 Chebiyat Abdulla Manjnun, Wu Man 3:57
103 Kurt Naxshisi (Song of the Kurds) Sanubar Tursun, Hesenjan Tursun, Wu Man 5:31
104 Ademler Ulugh (People are Glorious) Sanubar Tursun 4:05
105 Shadiana (Celebration) Abdulla Majnun, Wu Man 3:41
106 Bidering (The Only Pain) Sanubar Tursun, Hesenjan Tursun 2:24
107 Ushshaq Abdulla Majnun 6:56
108 Kazakh Song Wu Man 3:59
109 Hezhou Erling Ma Ersa, Wu Man 2:40
110 Woy Bala (Hey Kid) Hesenjan Tursun 5:26
111 Yaru (Darling) Sanubar Tursun 4:16
112 Hanleylun Sanubar Tursun, Hesenjan Tursun, Wu Man 4:22
113 Navo Abduvali Abdurashidov, Wu Man 4:27
114 Charigah Abdulla Manjnun, Yasin Yakup 13:50
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