Burkina Faso Vol. 3Sublime Frequencies
***Sublime Frequencies presents the third volume in a three volume set of contemporary field recordings by HISHAM MAYET recorded in Burkina Faso during three expeditions from 2013-2015. Volume 3 includes regional instruments such as the Donso ngoni (hunters harp). The Donso hunters are a mystical animist sect living in western Burkina, Faso whose music is a source of protection and strength for the hunt. The Dioula are represented by one of Bobo-Dioulasso's premiere ensembles, Fassobolomba, who fuse traditional styles with an impeccable ear for modern melody and song-craft. The thianhou and the jubilant wedding songs of the Fulani (Denke-Denke) round out the region's musical embarrassment of riches. Includes performances by MOUKORO ZAKARIA, MOUKORO MAHAMADOU, LASSO, BOMBERII WILLOHO, FASSOBOLOMBA, TROUPE DE DEDOUGOU, SIAKA TENGRILA & SOULEYMAN TRAORE, YEHOU TERE SEDOU BABA and an unknown performer. Comes with a full-color insert of liner notes and a map of Burkina Faso. Edition of 400.