World Music


The incredible rise to prominence of World Music began in 1986 when popular musicians such as Paul Simon and Peter Gabriel introduced African and Asian influences into their songs. Over the last ten years World Music has moved from being a niche market into the mainstream and the growing number of Global Journey titles reflect a broad spectrum of the best in the genre.

The range has a usual retail price in store of £7.99. All titles are available from our online shop for £9.99.

 

Sacred Spirit
Spirits' carried by the wind and experienced through visions, offered early Native American cultures insight into the close bond that exists between nature and man. Music, particularly that of the flute, facilitated communion with the spirits and was an important part of religious ceremonies.

Sacred Spirit

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cafe brasil The subtlety and beauty of these Tibetan themes reflect the breathtaking imagery of the region and the culture. Mystical, eastern influences pervade every nuance of this epic album as these peerless compositions acclaim the perception, enlightenment and spirituality of the Tibetan Monks.

Tibetan Journey

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cafe brasil Coffee and music are both integral to Brazilian life and this album conjures images of a café veranda overlooking the golden sands of the Copacabana Beach. As the cooling breeze meets the heady intoxication of the coffee bean scent and the smooth rhythmic samba music hangs in the air, the result is both life-affirming and very relaxing.

Café Brasil

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cafe cuba Step out of the heat of an endlessly sunny day in downtown Havana and enter Cafe Cuba. The smell of the coffee hangs in the humid air, the intoxicating aroma and the sensual Cuban music create a most inviting welcome and time seems to stand still. The theme of this cafe is Manana, nothing is urgent - everything can wait until later, this is Chilling-Out in true Caribbean style.

Café Cuba

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cafe espana Welcome to Café Mañana* where nothing is urgent, nobody is in a hurry and chilling-out is a way of life. The Café is replete with a myriad of colourful cakes and other delicacies and the heavenly aroma of coffee hangs in the air. Sit back with your favourite cup of coffee, let the music wash over you and let your senses take you on a journey to Café Mañana. *Mañana = Later or Tomorrow

Café España

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cafe italia Down an old, twisting Parisienne laneway where time seems to stand still, you will find a small pretty Café with a collection of small tables outside glistening in the winter sunshine. Upon entering you are overwhelmed by the aroma and the relaxing ambience. Sit back, sip your coffee, listen to the beautiful music and let the stresses of the outside world drift by.

Café Paris

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cafe chile Between the magnificent Andes mountain range and the Pacific Ocean lies the vibrant city of Santiago de Chile. The Café Mapocho take it's name from the river the Café is awash with a spirited and lively atmosphere that imbues a joie-de-vivre amongst all those who dwell. This intoxicating ambience is further fuelled by the dynamic music of Pan Pipes, Charango Guitar and Flutes.

Café Chile

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echoes of greece cd This reflective sojourn, to Greece on a blissfully sunny day, will conjure magical images of this enchanting country. Imagine you are sheltering from the warm sun under an olive tree and let the mayhem of the outside world pass you by as the beautiful bazouki music provides the perfect soundscape.

Echoes of Greece

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south american pan pipes cd cover On a Peruvian beach the sun sets on another blissful day as the mighty Pacific ocean gently washes over the golden sand. The idyllic setting is only enhanced by the gentle sounds of the pan pipes, played as only the South Americans can.

S American Pan Pipe

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zen garden cd cover Zen: Abbreviation of Japanese Zenna (quiet mind concentration). Zen Practice includes meditation and sudden enlightenment and eventual realisation of self. This mesmeric album featuring the most imaginative and soothing music accentuated with the sounds of nature. The Zen Garden, with its flowing stream and beautiful birdsong is the ideal place to escape the stresses of everyday life.

Zen Garden

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sacred chant cd cover With a hint of divine inspiration this beautiful album features haunting vocals, an ethereal refrain throughout and is imbued with a Celtic undetone.

Sacred Chant

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african voices cd cover The powerful and emotive music of N'Chant Nguru embodies all that is Africa. The raw vocals punctuate the rhythmic beat of the music and together they affirm the wonders of this most magnificent continent.

African Voices

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spirit of the wolf cd cover This album reflects the symbiotic nature of the wolf and Native American. The vocals are supplied by both man and wolf and the Native American instrumentation weaves a vivid canvas that portrays the mutual respect and appreciation between man and wolf.

Spirit of the Wolf

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celtic sunset cd cover This beautiful album gracefully blends these Celtic melodies to evoke images of an enigmatic place where time stands still. These simple yet enchanting songs feature traditional and modern instruments.

Celtic Sunset

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celtic spirit This vibrant and exciting album of captivating traditional and contemporary Celtic music, featuring authentic instrumentation, is an emotional masterpiece which contains tracks that will imbue sadness, hope and joy, converging to create... The Celtic Spirit.

Celtic Spirit

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ghost dancers cd cover. No musical instrument conveys the story of the Celts more than the harp and nobody wrote more emotive pieces for the harp than Ireland's most famous composer Turlough O'Carolan. His compositions are over 300 years old but remain timeless. With the music very much to the foreground, in the distance you can hear the sounds of the ocean rolling into Dublin Bay, the combination is stunning.

Celtic Harp

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celtic paradise cd cover This odyssey to Tir Na Nog, the legendary heaven of Celtic Ireland, is an ethereal journey imbued with the mysticism and spirituality that embody the Celtic Soul. Frank O'Connor performs on Guitar, Piano and Tin Whistle and his evocative compositions combine intricate themes with subtle instrumentation.

Celtic Paradise

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The very best of native american music cd cover Having produced five of the best selling Native American music albums ever and having sold over 2 million Native American music albums in total we confidently suggest that this collection of tracks, from those albums, represents THE BEST Native American inspired music ever produced.

Best of Native American

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earth rhythms cd This reflective album is a transcendental tribute to Mother Earth and the culture, traditions and spirituality of her Indigenous peoples. The meditative ambience is a portrayal of the Aboriginal

Earth Rhythms

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ghost dancers cd cover This evocative and emotive music featuring authentic instrumentation pays tribute to the Ghost Dancing religion and a people who’s devotion to family and community, with guidance from their ancestors, have survived many setbacks and constitute an integral part of North American history.

Ghost Dancers

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celtic moods The seemingly hypnotic effect of these beautiful Celtic tracks will invoke an image of unspoilt rural beauty and a sense of tranquility that will stay with you long after the music has stopped.

Celtic Moods

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highand memories. This collection of original compositions summons images of the rugged majesty of the Grampian mountains, Ben Nevis, the serene allure of the Lochs and the breath-taking countryside that make a visit to the Highlands such an unforgettable experience.

Highland Memories

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africa missa luba The album features the Missa Luba (African Mass) on the first six tracks, followed by some traditional Congolese song.   Long before Ladysmith Black Mambazo this choir were enchanting audiences worldwide and introducing the world to the sounds of Africa.

Africa Missa Luba

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highland spirit Out of the highland mist comes the call of the bagpipes. Traditional sounds blended with enchanting melodies and stirring themes. The spirit of Scotland transcends the centuries in a captivating collage of ancient and contemporary sounds.

Highland Spirit

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in search of the spirit cd cover The gentle, free-flowing rhythms wash over you like sleep. Listen with your heart. This soothing and meditative music will carry you in waves of tranquil bliss, into a state of complete serenity.

In Search of the Spirit

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ghost dancers cd cover Music doesn't get any better than this - African music at it's best by Miriam Makeba; the Grammy award winning South African singer who, in the 1960's, became the first artist to popularize African music around the world.

African Dawn

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