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THE MUSIC
OF
UZBEKISTAN

$15


Released by ARC.
FIELD RECORDINGS BY DEBEN BHATTACHARYA

Uzbekistan was the half-way point of the fabled "Silk Road" from Istanbul to Xian in China. The music which was recorded in 1970 in Tashkent by ethnomusicologist Deben Bhattacharya, recalls the ancient oriental beauty and mystery. The traditional instruments: chang, (dulcimer), rubab (lute), ney (flute), doira (frame drum) and more. Extensive information about country and music in four languages.

$15

 

Track List
1 Yolgiz (Loneliness) (Uzbek folk music)
2 Gidjak (improvised melody)
3 "Morning in the Desert" (ney solo with orchestra)
4 Chang Melody
5 Music for Algeria (Uzbek folk melody)
6 a. Soky Nomay Bayat,
b. Ufary Bayat (male choir)
7 Tanbur (fast Uzbek rhythm played on 4-stringed tambur)
8 Rohat (Pleasure) (folk song on 2-stringed instrument "Dotar")
9 Chang Dozy Bayat (from Maqam Navo)
10 Kany (Which Place) (ney)
11 Usul (Uzbek rhythm on doira)
12 Gidjak and Surnai (based on maqam music)
13 Tanavar (Uzbek lyrical music)
14 Birwa-Bir (solo voice with orchestra)

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