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Music of the Bukharan Jewish Ensemble Shashmaqam

Music of the Bukharan Jewish Ensemble Shashmaqam

Shashmaqam, a New York based ensemble recognized in their homeland for their extraordinary musical talent, has been performing music and dance from their native Uzbekistan and Tadzhikistan since 1983. Their music reflects the many diverse cultures of the region. Perhaps the most distinctive element of their sound is a dramatic and disciplined vocal tradition. Fatima Kuinova, founding member and vocalist, was awarded a National Heritage Fellowship by the National Endowment for the Arts in 1992. "... [B]rings to life the rich and diverse musical traditions of Central Asia, where Jewish and Moslem musicians long co-existed in a flourishing cultural symbiosis." — NAIRD Notes

Track Listing

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Obloim Shashmaqam 3:52
102
Ghairi Khudo Yar Nadoram (We Have No Friend But God) Shashmaqam 2:31
103
Jon-e Manam (My Soul) Shashmaqam 5:52
104
To Bodi Sabo Shashmaqam 3:51
105
Dostanra Gum Makun (Don't Lose Your Friends) Shashmaqam 3:09
106
Biyo Yak (Come Once) Shashmaqam 3:11
107
Medley of Songs from Wedding Repertory: Yar-Yar / Abru Kosh Dumi Mor / Shastu-Shastu Chor / Chashmi Siyah Dori / doire interlude / Mahvashi Nozuk Badanam / Orzu Shashmaqam 5:40
108
Talqin-i Bayat Shashmaqam 5:11
109
Nasr-i Chargah Shashmaqam 7:31
110
Ushshaq-i Samarkand Shashmaqam 5:28
111
Qalandari Shashmaqam 3:12
112
Yalli Shashmaqam 3:28
113
Azerbaijani Segah Shashmaqam 4:31

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