Violin Kamancheh (Kemenche or Rebab)

The Kamancheh is an Iranian bowed string instrument, used also in Armenian, Azerbaijani, Turkish, and Kurdish Music and related to the rebab, the historical ancestor of the kamancheh and also to the bowed Byzantine lyra, ancestor of the European violin family. The strings are played with a variable-tension bow. It is widely used in the classical music of Iran, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Kurdistan Regions with slight variations in the structure of the instrument.

Bahramji & Mashti – Sufiyan

Electronic creation with elements of oriental music and vocals of Bahramji itself (Bahram Pourmand) will appeal to all lovers of mysterious music in the style of enigmatics. Soft rhythms, mysterious voice, Sufi wisdom and love. … Read more

Phil Thornton & Hossam Ramzy — Immortal Egypt

Phil Thornton actively uses both authentic instruments and the latest achievements of the modern music industry. He cooperates with the world’s leading performers of ethnic music. The greatest success was the collaboration of Phil Thornton with the Egyptian musician percussionist Hossam Ramzy. Their joint album “Immortal Egypt” released in 1998, won first place on the results of the awarding of annual awards by the respectable American magazine New Age Voice.… Read more

Nikola Parov – Álomidő (2010)

The album of the Hungarian multi-instrumentalist of Bulgarian origin Nikola Parov sounds very impressive. There are also mystical compositions in the Enigmatic style, and dancing with the usual boldness of the Balkan people, lyrical lingering songs, sad and sad melodies with the participation of violin and duduk, and finally the unexpected pacifying sounds of the pianoforte. A unique mixture of different cultures and styles, but the mixture is very juicy, interesting, exciting.… Read more