"Songs Of The Volcano" - Papua New Guinea Stringbands & Bob Brozman

Papua New Guinea Stringbands & Bob Brozman
  • artist:Papua New Guinea Stringbands & Bob Brozman
  • release year:2005
  • style(s):Traditional
  • country:Papua New Guinea
  • formats:CD (Compact Disc), DVD Video (Digital Versatile Disc),
  • record submitted by:World Music Network
  • label:Riverboat Records

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World renowned guitarist Bob Brozman travelled to Papua New Guinea – one of the last places on the planet to have guitars arrive from afar – to capture a sound largely untainted by outside influences; a raw, unique sound developed in isolation. The energetic and distinctive blend of voice and instrument performed by the Rabaul community’s local stringbands reflects their unfailing optimism in the face of adversity, be it war or the volcanic eruptions that have destroyed the town twice in one century.