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Music Round the World - The Music of Romania

(Audio recording)

Language: English

This edition of the Music Round the World series showcases a variety of songs, dances, and ceremonies from Romania. This edition includes the following songs: an Arcanul Dance; a seasonal farm work song called Tumbe, Tumbe by Macedo-Romanians; a Hora Dance performed with Panpipes; a violinist replicating bird song; a doina called, I Went Out One Summer?s Day; a doina from the region of Bucharest; and a recording of the Barbu L?utaru Orchestra of the Romanian Folklore Institute in Bucharest. The music in the programme forms part of the Columbia Library of Folk and Primitive Music edited by Alan Lomax. The recordings were selected from the archives in the Romanian Folklore Institute in Bucharest. This series was prepared by the UNESCO Radio Division in Paris. The commentary is by Keith Wood.

Topics and Tags
Place/region: Romania, Europe
Type: Performing arts
Production and personalities:
Performer: Various artists
Publisher: UNESCO Radio
Producer: Alan Lomax, Keith Wood
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Original: Reel-to-reel audio tape
Location: F-S.314
UMVS reference: STV2504
Source ref.: MCR/817
Studio TV ref.: RAD/2504
Rights holder: UNESCO
Additional info: For licensing details see MCF/817