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In the early 20th century, many composers drew their inspiration from folk music, often borrowing from Gypsy music to create theur vision o f an exotic, exuberant Orient. Things have now been turned around, as the Taraf have taken hold of works by Khachaturian, Bartok, de Falla, Albeniz, Ketelbey and more, and have re-gypsified them.

More reviews tagged #World

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    Luminescent Orchestrii
    Neptune's Daughter

  • reviewed 05/2005

    Celia Cruz
    The Rough Guide to Celia Cruz

  • reviewed 11/2010

    TOM ZE
    Estuando A Bossa: Nordeste Plaza

  • reviewed 08/2016

    Loch Lomond
    Pens From Spain

  • reviewed 06/2004

    Youssou N'Dour

  • reviewed 02/2006

    Echu Mingua

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