Ethiopian Millennium Collection / Various
- (Boxed Set, 6PC)
- Artist: Various Artists
- Format: CD
- Release Date:3/20/2008
AIT Records presents The Ethiopian Millennium Collection, a compilation of all-time favorite songs from our most popular albums, for the first time ever in one complete set. Breakthrough performances by Mahmoud Ahmed, winner of the 2007 BBC Radio 3 Award for World Music; Alemayehu Eshete, dubbed the "James Brown" of Ethiopia; the renowned Muluken Mellesse; the amazing Theodros Tadesse; Neway Debebe; Hamelmal Abate; Theodros Mitiku; Shambel Belayneh; Theodros "Afro" Kassahun; the legendary Roha Band and many more, will delight your musical senses. Immerse yourself in this eclectic mix of Ballads, Chic-Chic-ka (Iskista), Dance, Instrumental and Traditional Ethiopian music. From AIT Records to you - Happy Millennium! 6-CD BOX SET - 71 Mesmerizing Songs Disc 1: The Ethiopian Millennium Collection - Dance - These thrilling rhythms will get you up off your seat and on your feet! Disc 2: The Ethiopian Millennium Collection - Ballads - Relax and enjoy these sometimes melancholy, often nostalgic but always soothing ballads. Disc 3: The Ethiopian Millennium Collection - Chic-chic-ka - You can't help but dance when you listen to these energizing performances. Ethiopia's distinctive Iskista dance is performed with this rhythm. Disc 4: The Ethiopian Millennium Collection - Traditional - Journey into Ethiopian music of the ages, blending traditional instruments with Western instrumentation to create a unique and mesmerizing sound. Disc 5: The Ethiopian Millennium Collection - Instrumental - Sit back and enjoy these soothing, jazzy rhythms with a uniquely Ethiopian flavor. Bonus Disc 6: Memories of Ethiopia - Traditional Ethiopian Instrumental Music - A one-of-a-kind album of traditional songs and standards, featuring authentic Ethiopian instruments - Kirar (strings), Kebero (drums), Washint (reed pipe), and Masinko (a one-stringed fiddle).
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