Zhovan ( Kurdish Music )

Arranged by: Saeed Farajpouri
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Kurdish Music

Arranged by: Saeed Farajpuri
Divan & Vocals: Sa'dollah Nasiri

 Kordestan is truly a rich reservoire of folk music, partly because of its population and his diverse demographic characteristics, and partly because of its enduring musical exchange with other cultures during past centuries. As a result the music of Kordestan displays sings of polystylicism which corresponds to its geographical distribution, however the music of each separate region is quite identifiable from those of other regions. All these different styles of music are characterized by ethnic traits. Nowadays because of modern communication and also economic development in the whole region many of them are beginning to be forgotten or at least they undergo deep changes. But even now there are regions with authentic music traditions, never losing the original function of music in everyday life. The present recording displays a combination of Hawramani, Badini, Surani, Mokriani music tradition as well as some examples belonging to the periphery of Sanandaj. ...

Published [09/07/2003]