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Corporate Author Shashmaqam (Musical group) Performer.

Title Central Asia in Forest Hills, N.Y. [sound recording] : music of the Bukharan Jewish ensemble Shashmaqam.

Imprint Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways ; Cambridge, Mass. : Nationally distributed by Rounder Records, p1991.


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 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    Q ASIA SHAS S54CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Classical and folk music of former Soviet Central Asia.
Vocal works sung principally in Tajik.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Ted Levin including English versions of the texts of the vocal works (4 p.) inserted in container.
Contents Obloim -- Ghairi khudo yar nadoram = We have no friend but God -- Jon-e manam = My soul -- To bodi sabo -- Dostanra gum makun = Don't lose your friends -- Biyo yak = Come once -- Medley of songs from wedding repertory. Yar-yar. Abru kosh dumi mor. Shastu-shastu chor. Chashmi siyah dori. Mahvashi nuzuk badanam, orzu -- Talqin-i bayat -- Nasr-i chargah -- Ushshaq-i Samarkand -- Qalandari -- Yalli -- Azerbaijani segah.
Event Recorded at SUNY Purchase Recital Hall, June 23-24, 1990.
Subject Jews -- Asia, Central -- Music.
Music -- Asia, Central.
Songs, Tajik -- Asia, Central.
Music No. CD SF 40054 Smithsonian Folkways

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