Composition "Caves" by Arturas Bumsteinas mixed from vocal samples from the sources below:

Tibetan Folk Songs from Lhasa and Amdo (Lyrichord Stereo, 1974)
Traditional Music of the Japanese Geisha (Legacy International, 2006)
Tibet. Musiques Sacrees (Ocora, 1987)
Traditional Music of Herat (Auvidis, 1996)
Bardic Divas - Women's voices in Central Asia (Folkways, 2007)
Black Banjo Songsters of North Carolina and Virginia (Folkways, 1998)
Burmese folk and traditional music (Folkways, 1956)
Elizabeth Cotten - Shake Sugaree (Folkways, 2004)
Pjatnitzky Choir - Famous Russian Folksongs (Melodija, 1982)
Harutyunyan, Hasmik, & Shoghaken Ensemble - Armenian Lullabies (Traditional Crossroads, 2004)
Bhimsen Joshi ‎– Raga Pooriya / Raga Durga (EMI, 1973)
Sabri Brothers & Ensemble ‎– Qawwali - Sufi Music From Pakistan (Explorer Series, 1998)
Ensemble Nipponia - Traditional Vocal and Instrumental Music (Nonesuch Explorer, ????)
Khalifa Ould Eide & Dimi Mint Abba - Moorish Music from Mauritania (World Circuit, 1990)
Leadbelly - Where Did You Sleep Last Night (Smithsonian Folkways, 1996)
Saga Sjöberg, Arne Dørumsgaard, Robert Cornman ‎– Scandinavian Folk Songs (Monitor, ????)
Pandit Prannath ‎– Earth Groove (Mississippi Records, 2008)
Rainforests of Malaysia - Dream Songs & Healing Sounds (Smithsonian Folkways, 1995)
Sutaras - Proteviu sauksmas (Lituanus, 1993)
Music of Tanzania (World Music Library, ????)
The Master Musicians of Joujouka & Brotherhood of Marrakesh - Moroccan Trance Music vol. 2 (sub rosa, 2005)
Tuva, Among the Spirits; Sound, Music and Nature in Sakha and Tuva (Smithsonian Folkways, 1998)
Various ‎– Under The Green Corn Moon, Native American Lullabies (Earthsongs, 1998)
Unknown - Romania 1934-57 (World Library of Folk and Primitive Music, ????)
Sefardic Sews of Tetuan & Tangier Morocco - Ballads Wedding Songs and Piyyutim (Folkways, ????)
Ritual Songs of the Nomadic Taiga People (The Secret Museum of Mankind, ????)
Vocal Traditions of Bulgaria - Bulgarian Village Traditional Song (Archives of Radio Sofia, 1992)
Zimbabwe Traditional Mbira Musicians & Kevin Volans Ensemble Mbira (World Network, 1991)


released September 11, 2012



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Arturas Bumsteinas Vilnius, Lithuania

Arturas Bumšteinas is a composer, sound artist, performer, improviser working in the fields of experimental, electroacoustic, comprovized music with orientation towards collaborative practices. He is founder-member of ensembles Twentytwentyone, Zarasai, Works&Days. His music is represented by various international festivals and labels, exhibition art is represented by Antje Wachs Galerie in Berlin ... more

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