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Sambasunda Quintet Session

Mary Ann Kennedy presents music from around the world and a studio session with Indonesian band the Sambasunda Quintet. Their ethereal sound is created by three 'kecapi', boat-shaped zithers.

Mary Ann Kennedy with tracks from across the globe, and a studio session with Indonesian band the Sambasunda Quintet. Their ethereal sound is created by three 'kecapi', the Javan boat-shaped zither, and the voice of Rita Tila.

Led by composer and kecapi player Ismet Ruchimat, the Sambasunda Quintet perform pieces rooted in the classical Sundanese tradition, with rhythmic influences from local urban popular music. There are also influences from further afield: one piece brings in elements of Irish folk with the title 'Paddy Pergi Ke Bandung' (Paddy goes to Bandung).

2 hours

Music Played

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  • Sory Kandia Kouyaté

    Djoliba

    • La Voix de la Revolution.
    • SternsMusic.
    • STCD3060-61.
  • Eric Bibb

    Sinner Man

    • Deeper In The Well.
    • Dixiefrog.
    • DFGD 8720.
  • Two Wings

    Eikon

    • Love's Spring.
    • Tin Angel Records.
    • TAR30.
  • Fidil

    The Moving Clouds

    • The Old Wheel Of Fortune.
    • Fidil.
    • FID 003.
  • Akka Makka Mia

    Oksefaldet

    • Danish Roots 2012.
    • Danish Roots.
    • 2012 1&2.
  • The Wiyos

    Mother Witch

    • Twist.
    • The Wiyos INC.
    • YO-002.
  • BBC Studio Session - Sambasunda Quintet

    • Sambasunda Quintet

      Bulan Sapasi

      Performers: Ismet Ruchimat (kecapi – zither / kendang - drums) Yadi Kahyadi (kecapi – violin) Asep Karyana (suling - flute) Budi Sofyan (kecapi – zither / kendang - drums) Rita Tila (vocals)

    • Sambasunda Quintet

      Jaleuleu Ja

      Performers: Ismet Ruchimat (kecapi – zither / kendang - drums) Yadi Kahyadi (kecapi – violin) Asep Karyana (suling - flute) Budi Sofyan (kecapi – zither / kendang - drums) Rita Tila (vocals)

  • Dub Colossus

    Dub in a Time of Cholera

    • Dub me Tender vols1&2.
    • Real World Records.
    • Promo.
  • Le Super Borgou De Parakou

    Guessi-Guere-Guessi

    • Le Super Borgou de Parakou - The Bariba Sound.
    • Analog Africa.
    • AACD 071.
  • Alberto Baldan Bembo

    Ore 24

    • Big Bang Present Italo Funk Experience.
    • Nascente.
    • NSFUNK011.
  • Niño Baliardo & Gipsy Dynasty

    Rumba d'El Polita

    • Picasso.
    • Chant du Monde.
    • 274 2095.
  • Ba Cissoko

    Djelo Fatouma

    • Nimissa.
    • Cristal Records.
    • CR 184.
  • Diabel Cissokho

    Senegal - Mali

    • Kanabory Siyama.
    • World Village.
    • promo.
  • BBC Studio Session - Sambasunda Quintet

    • Sambasunda Quintet

      Balagenjat Naek Bangbung Hideung

      Performers: Ismet Ruchimat (kecapi – zither / kendang - drums) Yadi Kahyadi (kecapi – violin) Asep Karyana (suling - flute) Budi Sofyan (kecapi – zither / kendang - drums) Rita Tila (vocals)

    • Sambasunda Quintet

      Jemplang Naek Kukupu (The Butterfly Song)

      Performers: Ismet Ruchimat (kecapi – zither / kendang - drums) Yadi Kahyadi (kecapi – violin) Asep Karyana (suling - flute) Budi Sofyan (kecapi – zither / kendang - drums) Rita Tila (vocals)

  • Yvonne Lyon

    Secrets

    • More Than Mine.
    • Yvonne Lyon.
    • RH167.
  • Lucy Ward

    Maids When You're Young

    • Adelphi Has To Fly.
    • Navigator.
    • 047.
  • Lucky Dube

    Kudala Ngikuncenga

    • Life & Times.
    • Metro Select.
    • METRSL036.
  • Badume's Band Salamnesh Zemene

    Ale Gena

    • Ale Gena - Ethiopia.
    • Innacor Records.
    • INNA 41112.
  • Combo Los Galleros

    Soledad

    • Cumbia Cumbia.
    • World Circuit.
    • WCD1633.
  • Dulsori

    Sabaha

    • Binari - Well-wishing Drums.
    • ARC.
    • EUCD 2366.

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