Friday, May 05, 2006

The Art of the Santoor - The Bridge

Middle East Panorama radio show on Resonance FM 104.4
Every Friday 14.00 - 15.00 London time (GMT)

  • Music 1: The Art of the Santoor, Hossein Ferjami, traditional folk music from Iran. 'Hossein Farjami is one of the big names amongst Iranians around the world, known as a virtuoso player of the santoor, one of the oldest oriental instruments. Apart from the santoor this CD (The Art of the Santoor, August 2000) presents other traditional Iranian instruments such as the tar, setar (string instruments), ney (reed flute), zarb, and daf (drums).'
  • Music 2: The Bridge (2002), Marcel Khalife, Lebanon. Any bridge, in Arabic communication, most often signifies "the bridge back to the Palestinian homeland."

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