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2013 Festival Audio

Festival Audio: In Process…a capella ensemble


Our first installment of the 2013 Festival Audio series features a song from In Process…, an a capella ensemble fromRead More

 

Festival Audio: Kalmyk Music


Singers and musicians from the Republic of Kalmykia in Russia perform a variety of song styles, including selections from their epicRead More

 

Festival Audio: Highlights from the One World, Many Voices program


Today’s audio installment features two performances from the Voices of the World stage, part of the One World, Many VoicesRead More

 

Festival Audio: Eszter Bíró and Band Evening Concert


Eszter Bíró is a Hungarian singer and actress, who has worked in theater and film. She is the lead vocalistRead More

 

Festival Audio: Local Music from Szék (Transylvania)


Szék is a town in central Transylvania, Romania, with a large ethnic Hungarian population. It has played an important roleRead More

 

Festival Audio: Hatun Kotama


At the heart of this year’s One World, Many Languages program is a number of wonderful musical groups. Hatun KotamaRead More

 

Festival Audio: Call of the Arabber Fruit Vendors


Arabbers (n. pl.): Webster’s doesn’t define them. Even the Urban Dictionary doesn’t define them. But at the south and westRead More

 

Festival Audio: Hungarian Cimbalom (Hammered Dulcimer)


This installment of our Festival Audio series features musicians from the Heveder Folk Music Ensemble who are appearing at thisRead More

 

Festival Audio: What’s Your Favorite Word?


What’s your favorite word or phrase, in English or any language? We asked this question Saturday at the One World,Read More

 

Festival Audio: Arhuaco from Colombia: Song and Story Circle


Ati Janey Mestre Izquierdo is an Arhuaco poet, storyteller, and basket- and mochila-weaver from the northern part of Colombia. In thisRead More