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Various Artists / Rough Guide Madagascar
Album:Rough Guide Madagascar Collection:World
Artist:Various Artists Added:09/2005
Label:World Music Network 

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Add Date:2005-10-23 Pull Date:2005-12-25 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:25 Dec18 Dec11 Dec4 Dec13 Nov6 Nov30 Oct
Airplays:1111221

 Recent Airplay
1.Aug 08, 2008:No Cover, No Minimum
Mahafinaritra
4.Dec 05, 2005:asymptotic freedom
Tolombolagne
2.Dec 20, 2005:At the Cafe Bohemian
Zaza Somondrara
5.Nov 29, 2005: At the Cafe Bohemian
Tsy Zanaka Mpanarivo
3.Dec 13, 2005:At the Cafe Bohemian
Ka Mipoerapoera
6.Nov 08, 2005:At the Cafe Bohemian
Tsy Zanaka Mpanarivo

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2005-10-24 
Madagascar is the 4th largest island in the world. A mix of music with roots instruments from many ethnic groups in styles influenced by many cultures. Valiha ( a tubular zither ). Marovany (a suitcase sized box with two sets of strings on each side)
****1: 4: 43 FAST FAST male voc, fem chorus HIGH energy bass, percussion & sax
2: 2:10 slow tempo, choral vocal, plucked strings, nice soft folklore sound.
*3: 3:47 mid tempo, fem vocal, beautiful voice, perc & bass
***4: 4:11 FAST FAST male voc, cool plucked strings & perc.
**5: 4:42 fast male voc and fem chorus, guitar & perc.
6: 4:34 mid to fast plucked strings INSTRUMENTAL
7: 4:46 mellow fem vocal
***8: 4:03 cool bowed strings and scat style vocals. mid to fast
*9: 5:00 mid to fast male vocal and strumming. Very good voice.
***10: 4:15 fem voc, Great guitar, fem chorus, mid to fast tempo guitar, fast vocals, cool simple perc, male chorus.
*11: 4:13 pounding bass, fem vocals, plucked strings, nice fem chorus.
12: 3:39 flute, male vocal, pounding bass, simple cool percussion.
***13: 3:45 fast fast fem vocals, pounding bass, very nice plucked strings, *14: 4:25 super fast vocal style, plucked strings
15: 3:23 mid tempo high male vocals, plucked strings
16: 3:26 mid to fast male vocal, accordion. D Farrell 10/2005

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.JaojobyTsy Zanaka Mpanarivo
2.Antsaly, NyFokafoka
3.VakokaEra
4.HazolahyKa Mipoerapoera
5.Mwandjani, TotoAnkitiny
6.MonjaGasy Mahay Mihano
7.TarikaAloka
8.Vilon'androyTolombolagne
9.MahaleoTadidiko Ry Zalahy
10.D'garyZaza Somondrara
11.KoezyAndesy Moramora
12.RajeryMahafinaritra
13.TetaMbola Tiako Anao
14.Tombo, DanielTaraka
15.Sakelidalana, NySolofaka
16.Gizavo, RegisEka Lahy