World Music for Playtime

The Rough Guide to World Playtime
Various Artists

The Rough Guide to World Playtime (Rough Guide, RGNET1256, 2011)

World Playtime is a perfect opportunity to introduce children to the wonderful songs of the world. This Rough Guide compilation presents a mix of talented musicians from across the globe, performing lullabies and playtime songs. You’ll find fado, Afro-Latin, Gypsy, Arabic, South Asian, Flamenco, West African and much more.

Highlights include Portuguese born singer Lura exploring her Cape Verdean roots, Madrid-based Sudanese multi-instrumentalist Wafir, Guinean kora player Mory Kanté, Brazilian songwriter Chico César, fado star Mariza, Garifuna musician Aurelio Martinez, Bela Lakatos & The Gypsy Youth Project, and Akim El Sikameya.

The bonus disc further features the legendary West African singer and kora player Mory Kanté.

Track listing

Maria De Barros: Oh Menel
Bela Lakatos & The Gypsy Youth Project: Muro Shavo Kiki (My Dear Son Kiki)
Ukulele Club De Paris: Chigadaging
Lura: Na Ri Na
Mariza: Transparante
Hijas Del Sol: Bilaba Biè Työ
Mory Kante: Djou
Peru Negro: Negrito
Chico César: Soluço
Takashi Hirayasu And Bob Brozman: Akata Sun Dunchi
Lorin Sklamberg: Geyt Zikh A Bahelferl
EA! Feat. Pilar ‘La Monica’ & J. J. Madrera: El Patio
Akim El Sikameya: Sa Majeste Lila
Wafir: Lluvia
Kiran Ahluwalia: Koka
Sambasunda Quintet: Jaleuleu Ja
Aurelio Martinez: Tili Bugudura

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