Folklore

by Forrest Fang

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about

Forrest combines influences and instruments of many lands together with a modern esthestic and electronic instruments. Forrest plays violin, sampler, and instruments from Bali, Botswana, China, India, Java, Kenya, Mexico, Mongolia, Syria and Thailand. His music is neither traditional nor "world music", but a personal mixture of influences instrumentation.

"Folklore is an exceptional record." -The Wire

"Fang's story-like suites are full of changes and exotic turns that always have an underpinning melodicism and atmosphere."
-Billboard

"A fine meditative album."
-Facelift

credits

released January 1, 1995

Forrest Fang - Western and non-Western strings, winds and percussion, musical objects and electronics
with:
Zhang Yan - gu-zheng (5)
Liu Qi-Chao - suona, Di-zu (5)
Tashi Dhondup - male voices (8)
Tsering Wongmo - female voices (8)
Steve Roach - didjeridus (8)
Robert Rich - double ocarina, PVC flutes (8)
I Wayan Sujana - Balinese gender (9)

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Cuneiform Records Washington, D.C.

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Founded in 1984.
Based in Washington D.C.

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