Alan Lomax Collection


The Spanish Recordings: Ibiza & Formentera: The Pityusic Islands

  • Release Date: 25 Jul 2006
  • 11661-1770-2

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Ibiza & Formentera: The Pityusic Islands

In Ibiza's densely wooded hills and the lonely cliff top point of Formentera, Alan Lomax recorded ancient flute and drum melodies and meditative or satirical songs punctuated by archaic glottal trills, leading us into the mysterious island world hidden behind today's glossy veneer of tourism.

The Spanish Recordings

Alan Lomax made these recordings in 1952 and 1953, tr… MORE