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A group to share great music with others of any type from around the world, and of any language, and taste. Everyone is welcome to join! Just keep in mind that there are other music groups in which you can post well known artists and songs which are in the mainstream US/UK music.. Read more

A group to share great music with others of any type from around the world, and of any language, and taste. Everyone is welcome to join! Just keep in mind that there are other music groups in which you can post well known artists and songs which are in the mainstream US/UK music.. Read more

Posts Tagged "poetry" By Marionville (1267) Posts by members only

World Music
May 16May 16

Posted by Marionville
We’re on a trip to the South Pacific Ocean and the island of Tonga today...with Tongan group Tree Manu performing in poetry, song and dance - Afe Ane Loa.
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World Music
Feb 24Feb 24

Posted by Marionville
Joseph Brodsky was a Russian poet, author and dissident who was persecuted and imprisoned in the Soviet Union, but lauded in the West as one of Russia’s great poets and visionaries. He was expelled from the Soviet Union in 1970 and settled in the ...
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World Music
Jan 24Jan 24

Posted by Marionville
We hardly ever cover Germany in this World Music group, strange really when many of the top classical composers were either German or Austrian. I’m going to remedy that today in a small way by posting music by Franz Schubert, the king of German ...
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World Music
Oct 30, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Marionville
Miriam Makeba ...nicknamed Mama Africa, South African singer, songwriter, actress and UN goodwill ambassador & civil rights activist. Here she performs Malaika in Swahili live in 1969.
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World Music
Oct 20, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Marionville
Today I’m staying close to home with this song...in the West Country of England, to be precise, in Dorset. It is Linden Lea, originally a poem written by William Barnes sometime around mid 19th century, which was set to music by Ralph Vaughan ...
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World Music
Jul 22, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by FrayedBear
Do you know the work of Jane Peppler?
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World Music
May 29, 2020May 2020

Posted by GipsyOfNewSpain
Joan Manuel Serrat My favorite Spanish singer not only from my days in Spain but from before... He recorded poetry of Antonio Machado into a song... "Cantares" but became better known as "Caminante no hay camino"... in the link you can see 3 ...
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World Music
Mar 5, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by GipsyOfNewSpain
Being the Oldest Colony in the Known Universe... Protest Songs in Puerto Rico continue Banging our Heads and Ripping our Hearts as if it were the 60's in a Radical College during the Vietnam War. And One of the Greatest Protest Songs ever... just by...
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World Music
Feb 17, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by Marionville
Morten Harket made an album in 1993 called Poetenes Evangelium in Norwegian. It’s an anthology of old Norwegian poetry set to music, and Morten worked with a group of present day Norwegian poets and musicians in what was a...
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World Music
Jan 25, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by Marionville
As I promised yesterday...because it’s 25th January and Burns’ Day in Scotland, I’m posting my second of his songs. This is one I particularly like and have sung it as a solo many times. Ye Banks And Braes O’ Bonny Doon. The ...
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World Music
Jan 10, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by Marionville
Morten Harket - Natten. This live performance on Norwegian TV has him singing a song from his solo 1993 album which he released shortly after a-ha split up for the first time. The album is called Poetenes Angelicum and it’s the ...
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World Music
Nov 9, 2019Nov 2019

Posted by FrayedBear
Posted a day early to start you thinking - For the Fallen A poem by Robert Laurence Binyon (1869-1943), published in The Times newspaper on 21 September 1914. With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children, England mourns for her ...
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World Music
Nov 6, 2019Nov 2019

Posted by dede18
I’ve shared this once before, many months ago and since then we’ve gained quite a number of new members, who might be touched by this song the way I am. Sung by Dmitri Hvorostovsky, very touchingly, at the time when the brain cancer which ...
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World Music
Sep 23, 2019Sep 2019

Posted by Marionville
Rim Banna was a Palestinian singer, composer and activist from Nazareth, who sadly died in 2018. She campaigned and sang songs of her homeland and was recognised internationally for her interpretation of Palestinian poetry and music. She often ...
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World Music
Jun 22, 2019Jun 2019

Posted by Marionville
I’ve just been doing my selection for Desert Island Discs in @FrayedBear’s new group, and this was my first on my list of 12. My Love Is Like A Red Red Rose, Robert Burns love poem set to music and sung by Scottish Tenor Kenneth McKellar. I ...
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World Music
Apr 3, 2019Apr 2019

Posted by Merseyman1
NEW AGE MUSIC : HIMEKAMI - "POETRY OF GODS" For NEW AGE lovers, this is an amazing masterpiece from a Japanese group . If you like relaxing with music: superb! 姫神 HIMEKAMI - 火振り神事 ~神々の詩~ '98
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Mar 7, 2019Mar 2019

Posted by Marionville
Is this the ultimate anti-war song? Brodsky Tune a Song by Morten Harket using the words of Russian/American, Joseph Brodsky’s poem “Bosnia”. It was written when the war was raging in the former Yugoslavian states, and Morten Harket’s ...
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World Music
Feb 17, 2019Feb 2019

Posted by FrayedBear
A task worthy of insomniacs - it may send you sleep! I have just used the following link as a reply someone. On more closely reading the lyric I discover that it is not exactly the same as the poem that I know and have performed from the book of ...
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World Music
Feb 12, 2019Feb 2019

Posted by ChrisDancer
Heyr Himna Smiður, Iceland's favourite song. I'd love to to sing this. The words are from a poem written by Kolbeinn Tumason, a 12th century Icelandic chieftain, set to music written by Þorkell Sigurbjörnsson in 1973.
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World Music
Jan 24, 2019Jan 2019

Posted by Spongebob
Qawwali is a form of Sufi music popular in northern India and Pakistan. Amir Khusro is considered the father of this form of music. He was a great poet in the Sufi tradition. Typically, these poems start out as a romantic piece and then at the end ...
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World Music
Nov 11, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by Marionville
Lili Marleen. - Marlene Deitrich. Although German, and already a big star, she renounced her German citizenship in 1939 at the the onset of WW2 as a protest against Nazism and donated the whole of her salary from the 1937 film Knight Without Armour...
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World Music
Aug 27, 2018Aug 2018

Posted by Marionville
Longest held note in music history....20.4 seconds (Guinness Record). A-ha “Summer Moved On” - Morten Harket, vocalist has held this record since 1998. This version is from 2010 - Oslo Spectrum, Norway.
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Posted by Ray13Sharing the birthday spotlight with Johannes Brahms: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, born in Votkinsk, Russia in 1840, d. 1893. Waltz of the Flowers: [youtu.be]

Posted by skadoI don’t doubt this may have been posted here before, but just in case... scroll the map to the green dots to listen to radio all around the world. [radio.garden] .

Posted by KWAPELL7for those of U who enjoy pure - unadulterated - Angelic - vocal performers - The following is "Love is like a Dream" - by Dimash Kudeibergen from Kazakstan - he can sing in 12 languages & play 10...

Posted by KWAPELL7for those of U who enjoy pure - unadulterated - Angelic - vocal performers - The following is "Love is like a Dream" - by Dimash Kudeibergen from Kazakstan - he can sing in 12 languages & play 10...

Posted by KWAPELL7for those of U who enjoy pure - unadulterated - Angelic - vocal performers - The following is "Love is like a Dream" - by Dimash Kudeibergen from Kazakstan - he can sing in 12 languages & play 10...

Posted by KWAPELL7for those of U who enjoy pure - unadulterated - Angelic - vocal performers - The following is "Love is like a Dream" - by Dimash Kudeibergen from Kazakstan - he can sing in 12 languages & play 10...

Posted by KWAPELL7for those of U who enjoy pure - unadulterated - Angelic - vocal performers - The following is "Love is like a Dream" - by Dimash Kudeibergen from Kazakstan - he can sing in 12 languages & play 10...

Posted by tipiMerry terraseasonal holidays! Happy United Solstices! Happy HumanLight Day.

Posted by skadoapologies for the FB link; couldn’t find it elsewhere. jueves 3 de diciembre en el conservatorio del Liceo [facebook.com] .

Posted by nicestuffCyril Jackson - Afro Drums [youtu.

Posted by nicestuffCyril Jackson - Afro Drums [youtu.

Posted by GipsyOfNewSpainViolin Virtuoso, Cuba's Alfredo de la Fe been a professional since age 12 with his Salsa Classic Latin New York performing in Montreux, Switzerland and Sandwiched between Me and Pro Dancer Laurie ...

Posted by Rossy92Fora da Ordem (Out Of Order) by Caetano Veloso, who is widely considered to be one of Brazil's greatest songwriters.

Posted by BDairLadama, great group.

Posted by JackPedigoJohn Lennon an obscure piece with political ramifications.

Posted by GipsyOfNewSpainVisiting My Son in his Office.... Life is 'Rican Good... You can not hear the Salsa but Salsa is blasting in the Speakers everywhere in Old San Juan.

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