Robyn's audio CD:
Singing and dance music from the Middle East!
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Contents of the CD:
Turkish folk songs. The
songs Leylâ and Karanfil, from eastern Turkey. Studio
recording with the sazlar (Turkish lute) orchestra of the AMAN International
Music and Dance Ensemble.
Persian classical music.
A live performance of dastgâh Homayun. Instruments: târ
(Persian lute), daire (frame drum). Sung in Persian.
Songs from the Republic of Georgia. Folk songs from
the Caucasus mountains. Sung in Georgian. Live performance with Ralph Etheart.
Instrument: changuri (Georgian fretless lute).
Persian dance music. A live performance in dastgâh
Segâh. The song Kolâh Makhmali (“felt hat”), followed
by a reng (dance piece) by Khâlati, reng-e del-goshâh,
and a reng by Rezâ Mahchubi. Instruments: târ,
tonbak (hand drum, played by Susan Rudnicki). Sung in Persian.
Egyptian folk music. Dance music from upper Egypt.
Instruments: ney (reed flute) and mazhar (large tambourine).
Live performance. Sung in Arabic.
Karadeniz folk songs. Three songs from the eastern
Black Sea region of Turkey.
Leyli-o-Majnun. Persian poetry and dance music
in the gushe of Leyli-o Majnun.
Alevi songs. Spiritual music from rural Turkey. Instruments:
saz and daire (Massoud Modirian).
Persian sufi music. A live performance of dastgâh
Navâ, featuring poetry by Mowlânâ Jelâleddin
Rumi. Instruments: târ, daire. Sung in Persian.
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