Music From Ethiopia

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All Music Guide
A really nifty release, Caprice has combined two forms of urban music usually rigidly separated: professionally performed "traditional" music for krar, flute, voice, and Ethio-soul by electric groups that play the real local thing rather than the crossover material we're usually offered. The result is splendid: very varied and splendidly performed music and truth-in-classification. ~ John Storm Roberts, Original Music
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
A really nifty release, Caprice has combined two forms of urban music usually rigidly separated: professionally performed "traditional" music for krar, flute, voice, and Ethio-soul by electric groups that play the real local thing rather than the crossover material we're usually offered. The result is splendid: very varied and splendidly performed music and truth-in-classification. ~ John Storm Roberts, Original Music
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/30/2010
  • Label: Caprice
  • EAN: 7391782214321
  • Catalog Number: 21432
  • Sales rank: 167,356

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Medina/Zelesegna - Lemma Gebre Hiwot (4:51)
  2. 2 Yedejih - Abyssinia Band (6:47)
  3. 3 Ambassel - Yohannes Afework (4:33)
  4. 4 Mis Men Gidfikini - Abyssinia Band (4:22)
  5. 5 Tizita - Ansnakech Worku (4:50)
  6. 6 Endenew Yisemah - Abyssinia Band (5:32)
  7. 7 Tigrigna - Teka Tema (3:19)
  8. 8 Alegntaye - Yared Orchestra (5:33)
  9. 9 Salamta - Alemayehu Fantaye (3:03)
  10. 10 Yiberral Libbe - Abyssinia Band (4:26)
  11. 11 Haya Wolalome - Sne Bahel (2:31)
  12. 12 Anchihoyelene/Tizita - Alemayehu Fantaye (7:05)
  13. 13 Esketayew - Abyssinia Band (4:37)
  14. 14 Dowa Dowe - Sne Bahel (3:24)
  15. 15 Tizita - Abyssinia Band (7:11)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Girmai Biable Vocals
Taddese Alemu Vocals
Dawit Mellesse Vocals
Hana Shenkute Vocals
Aregahegn Werashe Vocals
Mekonnen Muleta Vocals
Technical Credits
Roha Band Arranger
Abyssinia Band Arranger
Torbjörn Samuelsson Engineer, Mastering
Roger Tanner translation
Sten Sandahl Producer, Text
Girmai Biable Composer, Text
Anu Laakkonen Text
Traditional Composer
Yohannes Afework Composer
Dawit Mellesse Composer, Text
Abebe Mellese Composer
Abebe Berhane Composer, Text
Daniel Aman Composer
Zenebe Bekele translation
Yllma Gebreab Composer, Text
Mogess Teka Composer, Text
Minya Tseggay translation
Ansnakech Worku Composer, Text
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