Fandaharana Baobab with Sheila (in Malagasy language)
The 6 Provinces: Fianarantsoa (Apr, 24th 2002)


Madagascar has six provinces, each with their own musical traditions, characteristic instruments and distinct rhythms. In Fianarantsoa a wide variety of styles and traditions can be encountered, because three musical style areas are embraced by this large province: the highlands, the east, and the south.

Playlist:

(1) "O Ralinina" (Bemiray)
(2) "Soa ny manakavana" (Akon' ny Ravinala)
(3) "Tiralila" (Malgache Connexion)
(4) "Mahatsiaro anareo" (Raindimby)
(5) "Fitiavako ialahy" (Voahangy sy Raindimby)
(6) "Sipa voadona" (Zozo Mananjary)
(7) "Mananjary" (Feogasy)
(8) "Ambodibadoly" (Beneh)
(9) "Any an-danitra any" (Eric Manana)
(10) "Maitsomalama" (Jean Emilien)
(11) "Hoy ianao" (Hanitra)
(12) "Malok'ila" (Eric Manana)
(13) "Sadamena" (Razafizandry Samuel...)
(14) "Voasary" (Mahaleo)
(15) "Dia veloma" (Razafilahy Edoire...)


References:

(1) Bemiray. Polyphonies des Hauts-Plateaux. Silex (France) Y225209
(2) Madagaskar 2: Music of the South. Feuer & Eis (Germany) Fuec 706
(3) Malgache Connexion: Bilo. Silex (France) Y225016
(4) Raindimby. Mars (Madagascar) MA 90015 K
(5) Voahangy sy Raindimby. Discomad (Madagascar) 467 289
(6) Zozo Mananjary. Discomad (Madagascar) 467 155
(7) Feo-Gasy: Ramano. Daquí (France) 332008
(8) The Marovany of Madagascar. Silex (France) 225224
(9,12) Eric Manana: Any an-danitra any. DO SOL (Madagascar)
(10) Jean Emilien: Hey Madagascar. Mélodie (France) 79532-2
(11) Hanitra: Omeko anao. Jean-Marc Bontemps (France) HAN 56012-1
(13) Musique paysanne Betsileo Lalangina. Buda Records (France) 92662-2
(14) Mahaleo: Isekely.Mahaleo (Madagascar), Spécial 10e Anniversaire, Vol.4
(15) Field recording by August Schmidhofer, 1987


FANDAHARANA BAOBAB - Emap.FM's weekly program with Malagasy music, presented by Thiera Bruno and Sheila. Our goals are to present the diversity and creativity of Malagasy music making, to give consideration to all regions, to great stars as well as more localised musicians, contemporary and oldies, innovative and traditional. Every Wednesday at 16:00 UTC - Universal Time (France: 17:00 Summertime, 18:00 Wintertime; Madagascar: 19:00). Replay Friday at 0:00 (UTC) and Sunday at 8:00 (UTC)

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fianarantsoa_Province
Archive of Fandaharana Baobab
Virtual Archive of Malagasy Music