Discópolis 5000 World Music Compilation

Madrid, Spain – Discópolis 5000 is a new world music
compilation produced by Spanish National Radio (Radio 3 – RNE) producer José
Miguel López. This is the second of two discs, as Discopolis, the first,
was released 2 years ago. While the first volume focused on Spanish or
Spain-based artists, Discópolis 5000 centers on collaborations between
top Spanish artists and well known international artists. It features

Enrique Morente
& Voix Bulgares; Cañaman & Marcia Griffiths; Niña Pastori &
Radio
Tarifa
; Budiño with Julio Pereira & Jacky Molard; Imanol & Georges Moustaki;

Berrogüetto
&
Jivan
Gasparyan
; and José Antonio Ramos &
Bela
Fleck
.The Discópolis radio show has been a pioneer in introducing world music
rhythms to the Spanish public, while giving the same loving treatment to
songwriters, progressive rock, genuine jazz, and all kinds of folk music. Discópolis was given the Deutsche Welle Award for Best European Music
Program in 2002. The repertoire on the
Discópolis
disc was chosen by José Miguel López,
presenter of the program and European World Music Chart Member. It is a trip
through the rich cultural crossroads of Spain.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

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