12 March 2010: The Music of Russia

Spin the Globe Playlist for 12 March 2010
The Music of Russia

On this day in 1918, Moscow became the capitol of Russia, and would soon be the center of the USSR, a huge cultural, political, and military force from 1922 until its collapse in 1991. We explored the diverse sounds of Russia this week, from city to steppe. Plus new releases and concert previews in hour 2.

Artist – Song – Album

Hour 1
Dhol Foundation – Colours of Punjab (theme) – Big Drum Small World
La Minor – White Acacia – Oboroty
Julia Vorontsova – Older – Sound of the World
Limpopo – When My Dear Mother Was Seeing Me Off To The Army – …traffic jam in Moscow
The Optina Pustyn Male Choir St Petersburg – Joyful Light – Orthodox Chants from Russia
Mark Bernes – Temnaya Noch / Dark Night – Rough Guide to Russia
Drobinska – Nani Nani – Ethnology
Reel – Ja Jodila, Ja Gulyala – Ethnology
Inflammable Orchester – Trombones – 01
5Nizza – Soldat / Soldier – RussenSoul
Svetilen – Woe is me, a sinner – My Soul, Rise Up
Lena Sergeeva & NE TE – Princess – EBU World Music Workshop Vol. 2
St. Petersburg Ska-Jazz Review – Oriental Guest – Live at the Red Club
Baba Yaga – Back in the USSR – Secret Combination

Hour 2
Balkan Beat Box – Sunday Arak – Balkan Beat Box
Choc Quib Town – Son Bereju – Oro
Andrew Oliver Kora Band – Hidmo – Just 4 You
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba – Musow-For Our Women – I Speak Fula
Louis Mhlanga – Song in My Dream – Tinganekwane
Los Flacos – La Lloroncita – Rosa Celeste
Grupo Fantasma – Sacatelo Bailando – El Existential
Lawson Rollins – Blue Mountain Bolero – Espirito
Sierra Leone’s Refugee Allstars – Dununya / The World – Rise & Shine
Habib Koite & Bamada – Massake – Afriki
Zum – Allegro Tangabile – Zum Play Astor Piazzolla
Razia – Salamalama Aby – Zebu Nation

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