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Yma Sumac - Voice Of The Xtabay album

Yma Sumac - Voice Of The Xtabay album Performer: Yma Sumac
Title: Voice Of The Xtabay
Style: Easy Listening, Folk, Mambo, Quechua, Vocal
Date of release: 1979
Country: US
Size MP3: 1322 mb
Size FLAC: 1335 mb
Rating: 4.3
Format: MP3 VQF XM AAC ASF AHX DTS

Voice of the Xtabay is the first studio album by Peruvian soprano Yma Sumac. It was produced and composed by Les Baxter, along with Moisés Vivanco and John Rose. Sumac sings on the album, accompanied by ethnic percussion and musical variations influenced by the music of Peru. Sumac had a notable vocal range, of nearly five octaves.

Complete your Yma Sumac collection. Xtabay is very melodic and has a bit of the operatic voice exercises Sumac is so well known for as well as the fun fantastic grunts, hard breaths, and siren calls that make for great lounge music. Reply Notify me Helpful. Marketplace 256 For Sale from €. 1.

Yma Sumac, Vo. Voices of the Xtabay & Inca Taqui. 2017 20 Titles - 1951 - 1953. Essentials of Yma Sumac. The Extraordinary Voice Of Yma Sumac. 2015 All Tracks Remastered. 2011 Original Album Plus Bonus Track.

Sumac's first and most popular release, and also one of her least hokey or pop-oriented. That's not to say it's without its mass-appeal elements, especially in the arrangements, conducted by Les Baxter. Originally issued as a 10-inch LP, the latest CD reissue combines the eight tracks with the eight others contained on another of her early albums, Inca Taqui.

LP (12" album, 33 rpm). Yma Sumac Format: Vinyl. Voice Of The Xtabay (World). Not a bad track on it! This cd contains 2 complete 10" original lps from 1950 and 1953 respectively, Voice of the Xtabay and Inca Taqui. The highest note from a human voice can be heard on Chuncho (The Forest Creatures) .

Accla Taqui (Chant of the Chosen Maidens), 02:44. Xtabay (Lure of the Unknown Love), 03:18. K'arawi (Planting Song), 03:20. Cumbe-Maita (Calls of the Andes), 03:09. Incacho (Royal Anthem), 03:11.

Tracklist

The Voice Of The Xtabay
A1 Taita Inty (Virgin Of The Sun God)
A2 Ataypúra! (High Andes!)
A3 Accla Taqui (Chant Of The Chosen Maidens)
A4 Tumpa! (Earthquake!)
A5 Choladas (Dance Of The Moon Festival)
A6 Wayra (Dance Of The Winds)
A7 Monos (Monkeys)
A8 Xtabay (Lure Of The Unknown Love)
Inca Taqui - Chant Of The Incans
B1 K'Arawi (Planting Song)
B2 Cumbe-Maita (Calls Of The Andes)
B3 Wak'ai (Cry)
B4 Incacho (Royal Anthem)
B5 Chuncho (The Forest Creatures)
B6 Llulla Mak'ta (Andean Don Juan)
B7 Malaya! (My Destiny!)
B8 Ripui (Farewell)

Credits

  • Arranged By, Conductor, Composed By [Additional Music] – Leslie Baxter* (tracks: A1 - A8)
  • Music By [Inca Music], Lyrics By, Conductor – Moises Vivanco (tracks: B1 - B8)
  • Photography By – Tom Kelly*
  • Written-By – John Rose (tracks: D2)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: SM 1 684A
  • Matrix / Runout: SM 2 684B

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
W 684, W-684 Yma Sumac Voice Of The Xtabay ‎(LP, Album, Comp, Mono) Capitol Records, Capitol Records W 684, W-684 US 1955
W-684 Yma Sumac Voice Of The Xtabay ‎(LP, Album, Comp, Mono, RE) Capitol Records W-684 Canada Unknown
DW 684 Yma Sumac Voice Of The Xtabay ‎(LP, Album, Comp, RE) Capitol Records DW 684 US 1963
0777-7-91217-2-4, T2-91217 Yma Sumac Voice Of The Xtabay ‎(CD, Album, Comp, RE) The Right Stuff, The Right Stuff 0777-7-91217-2-4, T2-91217 US 1996
DW 684 Yma Sumac Voice Of The Xtabay / Inca Taqui ‎(LP, Album, Comp, RE, Duo) Capitol Records DW 684 US Unknown

Tracklist

The Voice Of The Xtabay
A1 Taita Inty (Virgin Of The Sun God)
A2 Ataypura I (High Andes)
A3 Accla Taqui (Chant Of The Chosen Maidens)
A4 Tumpa (Earthquake)
A5 Choladas (Dance Of The Moon Festival)
A6 Wayra (Dance Of The Winds)
A7 Monos (Monkeys)
A8 Xtabay (Lure Of The Unknown Love)
Inca Taqui — Chants Of The Incans
B1 K'arawi (Planting Song)
B2 Cumbe-Maita (Calls Of The Andes)
B3 Wak'ai (Cry)
B4 Incacho (Royal Anthem)
B5 Chuncho (The Forest Creatures)
B6 Llulla Mak'ta (Andean Don Juan)
B7 Malaya! (My Destiny)
B8 Ripui (Farewell)

Credits

  • Conductor – Les Baxter (tracks: Side A), Moises Vivanco (tracks: Side B)
  • Voice – Yma Sumac
  • Written-By – John Rose (tracks: A3, A8), Leslie Baxter* (tracks: A3, A8), Moises Vivanco (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to A7, B1 to B8)

Notes

Two complete albums on this 12" release: Side A is "Voice of the Xtabay," originally released in 1950 by Capitol as a 78 set, a 45 set, and a 10" LP, cat.# H/L-244. Side B is "Inca Taqui," originally released in 1953 by Capitol as a 10" LP, cat.# L-243.
Capitol Records 'Grey Label with Silver Lettering', Made in U.S.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A): W1-684-D6
  • Matrix / Runout (B): W2-684-D4

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
W 684, W-684 Yma Sumac Voice Of The Xtabay ‎(LP, Album, Comp, Mono) Capitol Records, Capitol Records W 684, W-684 US 1955
W-684 Yma Sumac Voice Of The Xtabay ‎(LP, Album, Comp, Mono, RE) Capitol Records W-684 Canada Unknown
DW 684 Yma Sumac Voice Of The Xtabay ‎(LP, Album, Comp, RE) Capitol Records DW 684 US 1963
0777-7-91217-2-4, T2-91217 Yma Sumac Voice Of The Xtabay ‎(CD, Album, Comp, RE) The Right Stuff, The Right Stuff 0777-7-91217-2-4, T2-91217 US 1996
DW 684 Yma Sumac Voice Of The Xtabay / Inca Taqui ‎(LP, Album, Comp, RE, Duo) Capitol Records DW 684 US Unknown