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LAS7261
Price: $19.99
Item Number: LAS-7261
Country or Region: Lyrichord Archive Series
Catalog No: LAS-7261
A classic Lyrichord recording by world music pioneer Verna Gillis.

Ms. Gillis recorded this fascinating field work during one of her trips to Iran in the early 1970s. She ventured deep into the Zargos mountain region to Luristan, and to the southeastern Fars province - the birthplace of the Persian language, Farsi. On this recording, she captured the indigenous folk and love songs and traditional instruments of these ancient people.
Instruments on this recording include the Nay, Setar, Zurna, Dumbeck, Kemantche and Narghareh drum. All texts of songs are included.

Tracks:
1. Love song - 4:48
2. Zurna and naghareh solo - 4:55
3. Love song - Kematche, dombek, male singer - 5:26
4. Love song - Kematche, dombek, male singer - 5:10
5. Nay solo - 4:35
6. Love song - Setar and male singer - 5:29
7. Love song - Nay and male singer - 4:15
8. Love song - Zurna, dombak, daf and male singer - 5:18

Lyrichord, in association with Multicultural Media, is pleased to present the Lyrichord Archive Series. This new series will make many important Lyrichord recordings of the past available again for the first time in years. These are special-edition compact discs with liner notes. illustrations and photographs reproduced as .pdf files, and included right on the same CD as the audio program. These liner notes can then be downloaded and printed out or saved on any computer.
The Lyrichord Archive Series is designed with students, libraries, educational institutions, music historians and music enthusiasts in mind and is not available in stores. 

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