1. Download: The Rough Guide to World Jazz
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    Download: The Rough Guide to World Jazz

    Showcasing some of today's pioneering artists who share the goal of pushing the boundaries of jazz. Released June 2019.

  2. Download: The Rough Guide to Women of the World
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    Download: The Rough Guide to Women of the World

    From rip roaring folk renditions by Eugenia Georgieva and Çiğdem Aslan to atmospheric and heartfelt gems from African divas Sally Nyolo and Lala Njava, this handpicked selection of tracks takes you on a journey from Calcutta to Cameroon and beyond.

    Released January 2019.

  3. Download: The Rough Guide to World Music for Children
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    Download: The Rough Guide to World Music for Children

    From infectious African rhythms and Latin grooves to far-flung gems, from Indian and Chinese cultures, this is an album guaranteed to broaden a child's musical horizons. Released May 2019.
  4. Download: The Rough Guide To The Music Of The Sahara
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    Download: The Rough Guide To The Music Of The Sahara

    Almost as big as the USA, the vast Sahara spans Africa from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea. Despite being the hottest desert on earth, it is home to millions of people whose diverse cultures and traditions create a vivid cultural landscape. This Rough Guide features the region’s best-loved artists as well as exploring beyond the arid sandscapes to reveal hidden Saharan sounds
  5. Download: The Rough Guide To Ethiopian Jazz
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    Download: The Rough Guide To Ethiopian Jazz

    Swinging Addis is thriving once again, with the distinctive ancient-sounding tones of Ethiopia blending with modern jazz interpretations to create a totally unmistakable fusion. From the legendary innovators Mulatu Astatke and Getatchew Mekuria to today’s new generation of artists, this Rough Guide celebrates this burgeoning and most captivating of musical scenes.
  6. Download: The Rough Guide To Acoustic Africa
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    Download: The Rough Guide To Acoustic Africa

    This Rough Guide takes the listener on a criss-crossing journey across the African continent, sponging up the most evocative unplugged music emanating from the great continent along the way. Enjoy the rich desert blues of Etran Finatawa, the Baye Fall Gnawa of Nuru Kane, the masakanda magic of Shiyani Ncgobo, and the Mozambican melodies of Mabulu.
  7. Download: The Rough Guide To Calypso Gold
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    Download: The Rough Guide To Calypso Gold

    The anthology of the best calypso from Trinidad from rare early recordings up to the zenith of the 1950s calypso craze. From the 1920s legendary string orchestras through the forties with the emergence of King Radio, to the worldwide recognition of calypso in the fifties with Lord Pretender, and the legends Lord Kitchener and The Mighty Bomber, The Rough Guide To Calypso Gold delivers a taste of real calypso.
  8. Download: The Rough Guide To Flamenco Guitar
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    Download: The Rough Guide To Flamenco Guitar

    Grounded in gypsy traditions, flamenco guitar has evolved to become a high art form and a potent symbol of Spanish culture. Arguably the most beautiful and technically demanding of all guitar styles, today’s greatest masters weave complex rhythms with breathtaking technical ski
  9. Download: The Rough Guide To Celtic Music
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    Download: The Rough Guide To Celtic Music

    Storytelling lies at the heart of Celtic music; breathtaking voices sing tales of lost love, tragedies both old and new, as well as exile, prison, war, and separation. Featuring bodhrán, flute, guitar and harp, this Rough Guide includes old folk lullabies, work songs and contemporary compositions from leading Celtic artists. Compiled by Dan Rosenberg
  10. Download: The Rough Guide to the music of the Mediterranean
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    Download: The Rough Guide to the music of the Mediterranean

    This Rough Guide treads ashore to the hilly outposts of Mediterranean life where music is still the lifeblood of the old, opulent cultures that hail from the region. Spaniard Benjamin Escoriza features alongside Turk Mercan Dede, Croatian Darko Rundek, Corsican ensemble A Filletta and Albanian brass band Fanfara Tirana.