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Maung A Chit Myar

NI NI WIN SHWE

Maung A Chit Myar

Ref: FSD7053


Price: 26.99

Originally released on cassette now on CD. Top Burmese Thachin singer in a mix of Burmese scales and rhythms performed with a western style backing, an odd mix that somehow works.

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Music of Burma - Burmese Guitar

U TIN

Music of Burma - Burmese Guitar

Ref: FSD7015


Price: 19.99

Following on from two other brilliant releases from Burma, comes slide guitar player U-Tin. Recorded in 2015 in Burma. Classical, folk and improvisations. Another hidden treasure. Watch the videos

1. Improvisation - Shwe Oh Si 2. Improvisation 3. Nan Kya Nyo Kyut 4. Pan Tha La May Pyo 5. Pan Hey Won 6. Lu Ma Naw 7. Nyo Nyo Sai Sai 8. Aung Min Ga La 9. Improvisation - Gan Da Taw Che 10. Hmone Ma Pye 11. Nga Pu Din

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Music of Burma, Burmese Guitar

AUNG NAING SOE

Music of Burma, Burmese Guitar

Ref: FSD6891


Price: 19.99

Rather wonderful album of Burmese slide guitar. The slide guitar has been adopted into many cultures around the world, including India, Korea and Vietnam, as well as the better known Hawaiian slide guitar. Here is the Burmese version. Watch the video.

1. Chit Pyone Hnin Si 2. Sabai 3. Chit Hnin Hmone 4. Chon Hiwa Lat Saung 5. Moe They Lay Hnin 6. Myan Khan Kyun Twin 7. A Taine Ma Thi 8. Htoo Ma Char Nar 9. Thaung Thaung Nyan 10. Lu Ma Hnaw 11. Improvisation 1 12. Improvisation 2

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Music of Burma, Burmese Piano

AUNG KYAW MYO

Music of Burma, Burmese Piano

Ref: FSD6892


Price: 19.99

Burmese piano, tuned to a petatonic scale, playing traditonal Burmese music. Unusual and fascinating.

1. Taung Yan Taw 2. Hnaw Yon Hay Wun 3. Ka Yin Aww 4. Aung Myay Mya Han 5. Fan Myaing Lei 6. The Saung Hay Man 7. Swei Taw Kyo 8. Improvisation

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The Village Earner

SEIN BO TINT

The Village Earner

Ref: FSD6890


Price: 23.99

The full title of this album is Myanmar 'Saing' master Sein Bo Tint, The Village Earner. The auspicious ceremony music and his improvisation. Beautiful album of traditional Burmese ensemble music. Listen and watch the videos.

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Myanmar Xylophone Tunes

KYAW MYO NAING

Myanmar Xylophone Tunes

Ref: FSD6889


Price: 23.99

New album of traditional tunes played on the pattala, a 24 slate bamboo xylophone with a boat shaped resonating centre. It is played with two mallets. The patalla was originally used in court music and is a main instrument in traditional ensembles.

1. Zay Yar Aung Char 2. The Gandamar Mountain 3. The Pleasant Saddan Lagon 4. The Celestial Being 5. The Golden Country 6. The Flying Ya-Weain Peacock Shuttle 7. The Winter 8. Myanmar Lyrics Poem


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Beauty of Tradition II

KHINE ZIN SHWE

Beauty of Tradition II

Ref: FSD6879


Price: 19.99

Second in the Beauty of Tradition albums of Burmese traditional music. This one features the female singer Khine Zin Shwe on an album of Buddhist music. Features piano alongside the traditional Burmese instruments.

1. Suwedo 2. Tumachana 3. Aunjinshippa 4. Yatodaya 5. Rugaba 6. Suwedo 7. Zeyatu Tabba Mingaran 8. Tebounma 9. Yadana Tounba Chezugoun



Beauty of Tradition - Under the Sky of Yangon

VARIOUS

Beauty of Tradition - Under the Sky of Yangon

Ref: FSD6842


Price: 19.99

Fantastic album of 12 songs of traditional Myanmar music selected from around 100 songs that were recorded locally over 40 days. Music that dates back to the 18th century, featuring all the traditional Burmese instruments. 200 year old love songs played in the modern day. There's also a 1hr 45 minute documentaty of the recording on general cinema release in Japan. Watch a trailer of the film, and click Listen to hear samples of all tracks.

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Mhwe Lo Ma Wa Lo

THXA SOE

Mhwe Lo Ma Wa Lo

Ref: FSD6839


Price: 23.99

Thxa Soe is a Burmese hip-hop musician, known for blending Myanmar folk songs with electronic music. He started performing in 2006, his music partly inspired from studying in London in 2001. He was the subject of much attention from the Western media, especially as he is a fluent English speaker. This is one of his most popular albums that came out in 2009. In 2012 he decided to quit the music scene, citing music piracy as the main reason.

1. Pimp My Village 2. 2009 Sar Oot Who Called Village Girl 3. Talk! 4. Unknown 5. My Greatest Son 6. They are Coming 7. Ddthagiri Remix 8. Only 16 Teen Angel 9. The Theme of Bus Car 10. Unknown 11. The Theme of Bus Car (remix)

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Read an article and watch a video on the BBC web site

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Sae Koe Lone Nae Aung Par (CD-R)

SOE SANDAR HTUN

Sae Koe Lone Nae Aung Par (CD-R)

Ref: FSD6840


Price: 23.99

Probably, the best singer of traditional Myanmar music today. Great vocals and backing from a large traditional group playing an array of instruments. Burmese music shares similarities to Chinese and Thai traditional, sounding at time like a hybird of the two. Watch a video of one of the tracks.

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Burmese Folk and Traditional Music (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

VARIOUS

Burmese Folk and Traditional Music (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

Ref: FSD6693


Price: 16.99

Originally released in 1953. Yet more superlatives are required to do this recording justice. Harps, drums, gongs, flutes, guitars (Hawaiian guitar) violin even Burmese 'piano'. As usual fascinating liner notes give a rare insight into the music.

A Custom CD is a high-quality CD-R which is produced at Smithsonian Folkways. A Custom CD is a mixed mode disc (also known as an Enhanced CD/CD Extra/CD Plus). A mixed mode disc contains both audio (for CD audio players) and data (readable on other devices, like PCs). Custom titles are sold with a digital copy of the album's original liner notes (as a .PDF file) on the CD.

1. Kyo Song (Royal Barge Music) 2. Byaw Than (Novitiating Ceremonial Song) 3. Patt Waing 4. Maung Saing 5. Saing (Burmese Orchestra) 6. Saung 7.Pattala 8. Don Min 9. Si Daw 10. Bon Gyi Than 11. Do Butt 12. O Zi 13. Kar Gyin (Martial Song) - Ba Thet 14. Burmese Violin - Maung Kyaing 15. Burmese Guitar- U Sein Maung 15.Burmese Piano-Maung Than Myint



Music of Burma / Saung and Hsaing Waing (2 CDs)

VARIOUS

Music of Burma / Saung and Hsaing Waing (2 CDs)

Ref: FSD4283


Price: 20.99

Located on the western edge of southeast Asia, Burma has developed its own unique culture under the powerful influence of Thailand, China and India. This recording presents an anthology of Burmese people's diverse music performed on their unique traditional music. Recorded in 1987, 1982, 1981, 1992.

CD1. 1. WEIZAYANDA(YODAYA)/ U MYINT MAUNG 2. ZATIANA SAKYAWEILA(YODAYA)/ MU MU THEIN 3. SONG OF THE RAIN/ MU MU THEIN 4. MUSIC OF THE THAN-PATTALA(IRON XYLOPHONE)/ U SOE HLAING 5. MUSIC OF THE DONMIN(BURMESE ZITHER)/ TAUNG-TAN MAUNG KYAN 6. IMPROVISATION ON THE PALWEI/ TAUNG-TAN MAUNG KYAN 7. MANDALIN SOLO(BURMESE FLAT MANDOLINE)/ TAUNG-TAN MAUNG KYAN 8. BEINBAUNG(LEIGIN) 9. NANBON THIHA BWEI(YODAYA) 10. ATHEK-KE SHI-SEI LO(TI-LON) 11. WEIZAYANDA(YODAYA)

CD2. 1. PANAMA"SALUTATION OVERTURE"/ WU KOU WOO 2. PYIN-SA-GITA "FIVE KINDS OF INSTRUMENTS"/ WU KOU WOO 3. PANAMA TIT-ION/ WU KOU WOO 4. IMPROVISATION(HNE.PAT-WAING.SI &WA)/ WU KOU WOO 5. LA-SANDA/ WU KOU WOO 6. IMPROVISATION(PALWE) 7. WA-THAN-KHA-MHI/ WU KOU WOO 8. SAN-YA-TAUNG-KYAWN(HNE-GYI)"IN PRAISE OF THE KING" 9. LA-TWE-KALE-YEDE-MYEN-BO-TIN"I SHALL HAVE MY BELOVED SIDE ON A HORSE UNDER THE MOONLIGHT"/ WU KOU WOO 10. TO-BWE-YODAYA(MALE VOICE)/ U THAN SOE 11. TO-BWE-YODAYA(FEMALE VOICE)/ DAW KYU KYU KHAING 12. SEIN KYU-KYA-NYAUNG"A SONG TO CALL BACK MY BELOVED"/ DAW KYU KYU KHAING 13. HNIN-PYAU-TE-NUE"IN SUMMER THE SNOW MELTS AWAY"/ DAW KYU KYU KHAING 14. CHIT-HNIN-MHONG-MHONG"LOVING FOR SNOW"/ U MIN KYI 15. TEI-TAT/ U MIN KYI 16. IMPROVISATION(SAUNG)/ U MIN KYI 17. DO-PYI-DAUNG-SU-THA"MANY ETHNIC GROUPS IN MYANMAR SHALL BE FRIENDLY"/ U THAN SOE



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