Kereshmeh Records -- KCD-104, Raz-O-Niaz
Catalog no. Kereshmeh Records KCD-104
Dastgah Rastpanjgah and Maqam Shoushtari
Composed by Hossein Alizadeh.
Avaz by Alireza Eftekhari.
Perfomed by Aref and Sheyda Ensemble.
Cover Design: Farshid Mesghali
... vibrant and alive ...
... with incredible voice full of emotional power ...
Cliff Furnald, CMJ
... notable achievement...
Todd Michel McComb
AIFF, 37 seconds, 11.025K Hz, 8 bit, 400K.
WAVE, 37 seconds, 11.025K Hz, 8 bit, 400K.
Sun/Next ulaw, 37 seconds, 8K Hz, 8 bit, 290K.
Raz-o-Niaz is performed by the acclaimed
Sheyda and Aref Ensemble,
featuring the beautiful voice of Alireza Eftekhari.
In this recording,
his compositional skills in writing classical Persian
music for a large ensemble, incorporating western orchestration
techniques and imaginative, compelling orchestral ideas.
is thoroughly classical Persian music in inspiration, with novel and
compelling approaches to form and orchestration.
Raz-O-Niaz will take
you on a powerful journey colored by a canvas of ancient melodies.
The setar duets in
evoke some of the most inspirational and mystic imagery
found in Persian music today.
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