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Josef Marais And Miranda - Ballads Of Many Lands mp3 album

Josef Marais And Miranda - Ballads Of Many Lands mp3 album
Performer: Josef Marais And Miranda
Title: Ballads Of Many Lands
Released: 1950
Country: US
Style: Folk, Ballad
Genre: World
Rating: 4.8
Votes: 144
MP3 size: 1454 mb
FLAC size: 1743 mb

Josef Marais (pronounced "Mah-RAY") was raised on a sheep ranch in South Africa and took interest early in the local folk culture. But as a young man, he seemed headed for a career as a classical violinist. Marais played with the Capetown Symphony Orchestra and studied violin and composition in London, Paris, Prague, and Budapest. But it was his skill as a guitarist, coupled with his extensive knowledge of Afrikaans folk songs, that eventually made him famous. These early albums included Songs of Many Lands (1949), Josef Marais and Miranda (1950), Songs of the South African Veld (1952), and Marais and Miranda in Person (1955). Though most of their material was South African, the couple peppered their performances with various European folk songs. Later records like European Folk Song Festival (1960) and Nature Songs (1963) experimented with orchestral arrangements.

Josef Marais and Miranda Songs Of Many Lands Decca DL 5106 10'. Marais and Miranda In Person Vo. Decca DL 9026. Decca DL 9027. Marais and Miranda Christmas with Marais and Miranda Decca DL 9030. Marais and Miranda Africana Suite and Songs of Spirit and Humor Decca DL 9047. Josef Marais and Miranda Revisit the South African Veld Decca DL 8811. Josef Marais and Miranda South African Folk Songs Harmony HL 7043. Marais and Miranda No Dolly No and Other Rare Folk Songs MGM E4143. Marais and Miranda Nature Songs Motivation Records MR 0318. Marais and Miranda More Nature Songs Motivation Records MR 0320.

On this page you can not listen to mp3 music free or download album or mp3 track to your PC, phone or tablet. All materials are provided for educational purposes. The album included the following session artists: Arranged By, Translated By. Josef Marais. Marais And Miranda - How Lovely Cooks The Meat mp3. A2. Marais And Miranda - The Crickets mp3. A3. Marais And Miranda - The Flocks, The Flocks mp3. A4. Marais And Miranda - Riding Down From Bangor mp3. B1. Marais And Miranda - The Gridstone Man mp3. B2.

Orchestrated By – Josef Marais. Variant from Marais & Miranda - More Nature Songs (From Ballads For The Age Of Science). Sonic Recording Products pressing. Purple labels w/ silver print. Matrix, Runout (Side A, label): XTV 81114. Matrix, Runout (Side B, label): XTV 81115.

Crickets, Ballads of Many Lands, Decca DL 5268, LP (1950), trk Dance and Whistle, Marais and Miranda, Hansen, Fol (1956), p28. Dance and Whistle, Folk Song Jamboree, Ballantine Books, Sof (1960), p 20. Darkness, Wine of Gaul, Decca DL 8791, LP (1958), trk Do You Know What Pleases Me? (D'you Know What Pleases Me?), Open Air Concert, M & M Music M 2362, LP (1963?), trk Duluth Limerick, Open Air Concert, M & M Music M 2362, LP (1963?), trk. Marais, Josef Appearance as principal performer. As the Sun Goes Down, Sing Together. A Girl Scout Songbook, Girl Scouts 3rd e. Sof (1973), p144. How Lovely Cooks the Meat (), Music Now and Long Ago - Book 3, Silver Burdette, Bk (1956), p 6. Marching to Pretoria, Sing Together. Sof (1973), p148. Side Performer Appearance.


A1 How Lovely Cooks The Meat
A2 The Crickets
A3 The Flocks, The Flocks
A4 Riding Down From Bangor
B1 The Gridstone Man
B2 Floating Down The Stream
B3 The Fox
B4 The Ratcatcher's Daughter

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Decca Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – C. S. Hammond & Company


  • Arranged By, Translated By – Josef Marais
  • Guitar – Josef Marais (tracks: A2, A4, B2, B4)
  • Instruments [Instrumental Accompaniment] – Unknown Artist (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B3)
  • Rattle [Gourd Rattle] – Miranda* (tracks: A2)


Map copyrighted by C. S. Hammond & Company

Track A1: South African
Track A2: African Bantu
Track A3: French
Tracks A4, B3: American
Track B1: Flemish
Track B2: Scottish
Track B4: English

Printed in U.S.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A side center label): MG 1748
  • Matrix / Runout (B side center label): MG 1749
  • Matrix / Runout (A side run-out stamped): MG1748T3 1P
  • Matrix / Runout (B side run-out stamped): MG1749T4 1P

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
DL 5268 Josef Marais And Miranda* Ballads Of Many Lands ‎(10", Album) Decca DL 5268 US Unknown
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