Beschreibung und Texte
A pioneer world music label, Music of the World produced almost one hundred recordings of traditional and contemporary world music under the direction of founder and producer Bob Haddad. This video documents the closing celebrations and final concert that took place after the label was acquired in 1999 by digital download company Emusic, then Universal, and finally The Orchard.
Musicians from all over the world are featured in this video, including: Glen Velez (frame drums); Badal Roy (tabla); Howard Levy (piano, harmonica); Steve Gorn (bansuri flute); Simon Shaheen (oud, violin); Phong Nguyen (dan bau); Larry Karush (piano); Mike Richmond (bass); K. Raghavendra (veena); Manik Munde (pakhawaj); James Makubuya (Ugandan strings); Richard Sussman (piano), and many others.
For more information on the artists and recordings:
Music of the World Wikipedia page - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_the_World
Music of the World website - http://www.musicoftheworld.com
Owl’s Head Music (music publishing) – http://www.owlsheadmusic.com