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Rura (UK – Scotland) Rura (UK – Scotland)

Rugged yet disciplined, refreshingly contemporary but rooted intradition, Rura are at the forefront of Scottish folk. Internationallyrenowned – and in demand – for their powerhouse mix ofhighland pipes, whistle, flute, fiddle, bodhran, guitar and voice,Rura are one of the most sought-after…

Sitar Power Trio (India) Sitar Power Trio (India)

Ashwin Batish is an extraordinary sitar and tabla player. He receivedtraining in the North Indian classical tradition from his father andlater created his own unique fusion of Indian classical sitar withpop, rock, jazz and funk. He is famous for such songs as the BombayBoogie, Raga Rock, Raga Jazz, Casbah…

Għana Spirtu Pront Għana Spirtu Pront

Għana, (pron. aa-na) is the generic term for Maltese folksong. Oneof the styles is known as Spirtu Pront. Spirtu Pront (quick wit, literally ‘ready spirit’) Spirtu pront is essentially an improvised song-duel betweentwogħannejja, each trying to best the other in argument. Generally,two…