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Aziz Herawi Kaharwa Master of Afghani Lutes Arhoolie
Roza Eskenazi Trava Re (Manga Ke) Alani (Hipster, Hit the Road!) Greek-Oriental Rebetica: Songs & Dances in the Asia Minor Style, 1911-1937 Arhoolie
Tapani Varis Munniharppuuna Jews Harp Northside Finnish Jews Harp
Nyckelharpa Orchestra Bodin's C Major Polska Byss-Calle NorthSide The music of legendary nyckelharpa master Byss-Calle (Sweden)
Googoosh Age Bemooni Rangarang: Pre-Revolutionary Iranian Pop Vampi Soul Iran's brightest pop star!
Kourosh Yaghmaei Khaar ("Thistle") Back from the Brink: Pre-Revolution Iran, 1973-1979 Now-Again Compares a person to a tiny, worthless, lonely thistle in a huge desert, while her beloved is the moon.
* Cemalim Erkin Koray Istanbul 70: Psych, Disco, Folk Classics Nublu Records
Kantemir Oglu (composer) Saz kar Echoes of Anatolia: Music From Istanbul Multicultural Media Recorded by Japanese fieldworkers in Turkey in the late 1980s
Masters of Persian Music Zarbi Without You World Village The Masters of Persian Music are: Mohammad Reza Shajarian, Hossein Alizadeh, Kayhan Kalhor, and Homayoun Shajarian
Rahmahtollah Badiyi Zabol and Mouyeh Sounds of the Violin and Kamancheh Amity Records The kamancheh is a traditional Persian stringed instrument
Ghazal Snowy Mountains As Night Falls on the Silk Road Shanachie More kamancheh!
Marlka "Politissa" A Secret Pain Women of Rembetica Rounder Modern women!
Roza Eskenazi Eminem Women of Istanbul Traditional Crossroads 1920-mid 1940s, cabaret-style nightclubs in Turkey
Andonios Dalgas Dhervisaki Great Voices of Constantinople, 1927-1933 Rounder
Marko Melkon O asil gozleri Marko Melkon Traditional Crossroads "One of the most beloved cabaret musicians of New York's 8th Avenue middle eastern club scene of the 1950s."
Bulgarian Women's Choir Kalimanko Denko ("Godmother Denka") Tour '93: Melody Rhythm & Harmony Jaro Medien/Mesa/Bluemoon Recordings/Rhino
Csokolom Fere Banat, Fere Bu / fast dances from Moldavia Dog Daze: Fullbloods and Hybrids from Greater Transylvania Arhoolie
Loyko: The Russian Gypsy Band Jelem The Gypsy Road Alula Records (yay Durham!) One of the oldest gypsy songs, with a version of it in "every Gypsy community in the world."
Musicians from the village of Clejani, Giurgiu County Dance Melodies: Resteul and Murguletul Taraf: Romanian Gypsy Music Music of the World (yay Chapel Hill!) Calls for foot-stomping! Recorded 1991-1993 in various villages in Romania.
Kalman Balogh Kalotaszegi Cigany Csardasok The Art of the Gipsy Cimbalom ARC Music "One of the greatest living masters of the ancient Hungarian Gipsy Cimbalom." Accompanied by the Hungarian group Meta.
Belf's Rumanian Orchestra Simkhas Toyre Yihkes (Lineage): Early Klezmer Recordings 1911-1939, from the collection of Prof. Martin Schwartz Trikont The melody may be from the Ukraine
Ukrainska Selska Orchestra Shnel Polka (Fast Polka) Ukrainian Village Music: Historic Recordings 1928-1933 Arhoolie
Pawlo Humeniuk Oi la Sobi Kozak Lepkii (I'm a Good Looking Cossack) King of the Ukrainian Fiddlers, 1925-1927 Arhoolie
Tamburitza Orchestra Jeftanovicevo Kolo Tamburitza! From the Balkans to America, 1910-1950 Arhoolie Disc 1