Sounds of Micronesia
The MicSem music collection includes thousands of songs covering a variety of genres and spanning several decades. This album offers a sample of the variety of sounds, both past and present, coming from throughout Micronesia. From church hymns and ancient chants to love songs and original works of music created by Micronesians, the “Sounds of Micronesia” album gives you a taste of what you will find in future MicSem Music Albums.
Artist Unknown, Mortlockese, 1980. Church Hymn, 2:27.
Local Boys, Chuukese, 2006. Modern, Love, 6:10.
Alfred saures, Chamorro, 1997. Modern, 4:34.
MURJ Jokers, Kosraean, 2000-Present. Modern, 2:43.
Unknown (Christian hymn), Kosraean, 1960-1979. Church, Hymn, 2:49.
Cha Nin Way (modern music), Marshallese, 2002. Modern, 4:52.
Unknown Marshallese Guitar Song
Johnny B. (guitar band), Palauan, 1981. Modern, 3:32.
Arnold and Daboy (modern love song), Pohnpeian, 2007. Modern, Love, 5:49.
St. Joseph Choir (acapella), Pohnpeian, 1960. Church, Hymn, 2:32.
Unknown (traditional chant), Yapese, 1960-1979. Traditional, Chant, 3:36.
Unknown (love song), Yapese, 1980-1999. Modern, Love, 4:59.