Music from The Rough Guides
We feature two Music Rough Guide compilations this week on Global Sounds:
The Rough Guide to Paris Café (World Music RGNET 1240)
The accordion reigns supreme in this selection of music which is mostly derived from bal musette, a genre developed in Paris at the beginning of the 20th century.
Kolpakov Duo: The Art of Russian-Gypsy Guitar (World Music RGNET 1214)
Roma musicians Alexander (Sasha) Kolpakov and his nephew Vadim display their skills on the traditional seven-string Russian or ‘gypsy’ guitar