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  • David Lewiston passed away in Hawaii on May 29, 2017, at the age of 88, after an extended illness. The inveterate traveler-musicologist was among the first to release recordings as part of the Nonesuch Explorer Series, which presented indigenous music from around the world, in the late 1960s. His first recording in the series, Music from the Morning of the World, featuring field recordings from Bali, was inducted into the National Recording Registry of "culturally significant" sound recordings in 2008. Here, the musician, producer, and writer Brian Cullman offers a remembrance.

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    An overview of all 13 of the Explorer Series albums from Indonesia and the South Pacific and featuring an assortment of musics from throughout the region, these 15 tracks illuminate one of the world’s richest sources of musical creativity in all its bracing variety.

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on May 29, 2008 - 7:14pm
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Explorer Series: Indonesia
Release Date: 
Saturday, March 1, 2003 - 05:00
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An overview of all 13 of the Explorer Series albums from Indonesia and the South Pacific and featuring an assortment of musics from throughout the region, these 15 tracks illuminate one of the world’s richest sources of musical creativity in all its bracing variety.

Description: 

An overview of all 13 of the Explorer Series albums from Indonesia and the South Pacific and featuring an assortment of musics from throughout the region, these 15 tracks illuminate one of the world’s richest sources of musical creativity in all its bracing variety.

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Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79794

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
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506
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Saturday, March 1, 2003 - 05:00
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Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
07559797948BUN
Label: 
MP3
UPC: 
075597979466
Price: 
9.00
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