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    Hypnotic drumming, brilliant vocalizes, and haunting modalities reflect a centuries-old art. The pieces here represent the modern form of an ancient tradition, performed by Faramarz Payvar and his ensemble—some of Iran’s most distinguished musicians.

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    MUSICIANS
    Faramarz Payvar, santour
    Houshang Zarif, tar
    Rahmatollah Badi’i, kamancheh
    Mohammad Esmai’li, zarb
    Khatereh Parvaneh, singer

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by David Lewiston
    Recorded in Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Engineering: Ben Taylor
    Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig
    Coordinator: Teresa Sterne

    All songs traditional, except track 6 by Faramarz Payvar

    Art direction and design: John William Costa
    Cover photograph: Henri Cartier-Bresson / Magnum

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Explorer Series: Central Asia
Release Date: 
Wednesday, May 1, 1991 - 04:00
DescriptionExcerpt: 

Hypnotic drumming, brilliant vocalizes, and haunting modalities reflect a centuries-old art. The pieces here represent the modern form of an ancient tradition, performed by a group of Iran’s most distinguished musicians.

Description: 

Hypnotic drumming, brilliant vocalizes, and haunting modalities reflect a centuries-old art. The pieces here represent the modern form of an ancient tradition, performed by Faramarz Payvar and his ensemble—some of Iran’s most distinguished musicians.

ProductionCredits: 

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by David Lewiston
Recorded in Ann Arbor, Michigan
Engineering: Ben Taylor
Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig
Coordinator: Teresa Sterne

All songs traditional, except track 6 by Faramarz Payvar

Art direction and design: John William Costa
Cover photograph: Henri Cartier-Bresson / Magnum

Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

72060

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
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321
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Wednesday, May 1, 1991 - 04:00
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Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
075597206029BUN
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0.00
Label: 
MP3
UPC: 
603497199662
Price: 
8.00
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MUSICIANS
Faramarz Payvar, santour
Houshang Zarif, tar
Rahmatollah Badi’i, kamancheh
Mohammad Esmai’li, zarb
Khatereh Parvaneh, singer

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