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Iran: Persian Classical Music

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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.

    Credits

    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

on May 29, 2008 - 7:14pm
Release Date: 
Wednesday, May 1, 1991 (All day)
Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

72060

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
151
321
Wednesday, May 1, 1991 (All day)
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Artist Name: 
Explorer Series: Central Asia
Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
UPC: 
075597206029BUN
Price: 
0.00
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
603497199662
Price: 
8.00
Label: 
MP3
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.

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.

ProductionCredits: 

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