Pansori - Korea's Epic Vocal Art & Instrumental Music
Recorded in 1972 in the United States. Leading pansori (folk dramatic song) singer Kim So-hee together with some leading folk musicians. So-hee, became a 'Intangible National Treasure'. Notes and production by David Lewiston and Jonathan Cott. 7 tracks.
Samul-Nori - The Drums and Voices of Korea
Recorded in 1984 in the United States for the Asia Society. Notes by Alan Heyman. This group is led by Kim Duk-Soo, who became internationally famous, Samul-Nori becoming known as the group name not just as a genre of traditional percussion music. Samul-Nori is always performed with four traditional Korean instruments; the buk (a barrel drum) janggu (an hourglass drum) jing (a large gong) and kkwaenggwari (a small gong). 4 tracks.
Music of the Pipa, Floating Petals, Wild Geese, The Moon on High
Recorded in 1979 in the United States. Lui Pui-Yuen is one of the great masters and on this CD performs some of the great masterpieces such Ambush from Ten Sides, and Dance of the Yi Tribe. 7 tracks.
China - Shantung Folk Music & Traditional Instrumental Pieces
Recorded in 1972. Lu-Sheng Ensemble is from Taiwan and play instruments including the shona, sheng, cheng, and ti. 12 tracks.
Tibetan Buddhism - The Ritual Orchestra and Chants
Recorded in 1973, real chanting recorded at Khampagar Monastery. 3 tracks.
Tibetan Buddhism - Tantras of Gyuto
Recorded in 1972 at Gyuto Tantric College by David Lewiston.
Tibetan Buddhism - Tantras of Gyuto : Mahakala
Recorded in 1972 at the Gyuto Tantric College, Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh.
Tibetan Buddhism - Shedur : A Ghost Exorcism Ritual
Recorded in 1977 by David Lewiston, the ritual, Shedur, disposes of the Agents of Death or 'ghosts'. This is a record of excerpts from a day-long ritual. 2 tracks.