ROOTS REVIVAL – Maramures (fvll concert)

Maramures project was initiated and coordinated by Mehdi Aminian and developed together with Peter Hurley. This project is built on tradition, innovation and improvisations by the 7 musicians from 7 different countries who spent 7 days in the villages in the mountainous area of Maramures and lived the life and music of the villagers there.… Continue lendo ROOTS REVIVAL – Maramures (fvll concert)

CHRISTINA PLUHAR’S L’ARPEGGIATA – La Tarantella (Cristoforo Caresana)

Cristofaro or Cristoforo Caresana (ca. 1640–1709) was an Italian Baroque composer, organist and tenor. He was an early representative of the Neapolitan operatic school. Céline Scheen – sopranoValer Sabadus – contre-ténorLuciana Mancini – mezzosopranoVincenzo Capezzuto – altoZachary Wilder – tenorJoão Fernandes - basseDoron Sherwin – cornettoJudith Steenbrink – violon baroqueCatherine Aglibut – violon baroqueRodney… Continue lendo CHRISTINA PLUHAR’S L’ARPEGGIATA – La Tarantella (Cristoforo Caresana)

MARIO D’AGOSTO & ALESSANDRO DE PAU – Passacaglia (Haendel)

Passacaglia (ou passacale, ou passacalha) é um estilo de composição musical baseado em determinado tema que vem a ser repetido no baixo com variações na melodia principal. A forma da passacaglia é tema e variação. No decorrer da música, o baixo também pode sofrer variações. Forma musical amplamente utilizada no Barroco, caiu em desuso até… Continue lendo MARIO D’AGOSTO & ALESSANDRO DE PAU – Passacaglia (Haendel)

EVANGELINA MASCARDI – Lute Suite in E Major BWV 1006a (J. S. Bach)

A lute is any plucked string instrument with a neck and a deep round back enclosing a hollow cavity, usually with a sound hole or opening in the body. It may be either fretted or unfretted. More specifically, the term "lute" can refer to an instrument from the family of European lutes. The term also… Continue lendo EVANGELINA MASCARDI – Lute Suite in E Major BWV 1006a (J. S. Bach)


Quieter Than Silence - A Roots Revival Project in collaboration with creative arts. November 11, 2017 tour & Album launching Mehdi Aminian: Ney, Setar, Vocals (Iran)Mohamad Zatari: Oud (Syria)Leila Soldevila: Double Bass (France)Behnam Masoumi: Tombak & Percussion (Iran) We would welcome your support & donations to make the next projects of Roots Revival possible:… Continue lendo Quieter Than Silence – MEHDI AMINIAN & MOHAMAD ZATARI

RASTAK – Kamarey (based on a Kurdish song) | کمری – بر اساس یک ترانه کردی

About "Kamarey": when we were looking for a song and songwriter in Kurdish music of the '60s, "Heshmat Lornejad" 's name popped out. His memorable voice undoubtedly shines like a star in Kurdish music. "Kamarey" is one of his long-lasting masterpieces. We decided to recreate this melody because of its familiar rhythm. The rhythm always… Continue lendo RASTAK – Kamarey (based on a Kurdish song) | کمری – بر اساس یک ترانه کردی

Handel’s Messiah – BARNABY SMITH, ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC, VOCES8, APOLLO5 Internationally acclaimed vocal group VOCES8 headline the Academy of Ancient Music's performance of Handel's beloved oratorio Messiah, recorded live at the Chapel of Trinity College, Cambridge. Download the concert programme here: PROGRAMME:George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)'Messiah' HWV56 ======== PART THE FIRST 00:00:10 - Symphony 00:03:30 - 'Comfort Ye My People' (Blake Morgan,… Continue lendo Handel’s Messiah – BARNABY SMITH, ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC, VOCES8, APOLLO5

APOLLO’S FIRE – Santa Maria, Strela do Dia (Cantiga Medieval)

Apollo's Fire, The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra is a popular and critically acclaimed period-instrument ensemble specializing in early music (Renaissance, Baroque and early Classical) based in Cleveland, Ohio. The GRAMMY-winning ensemble unites a select pool of early music specialists from throughout North America and Europe. Under the direction of Artistic Director Jeannette Sorrell, the ensemble has been noted internationally for creative and innovative… Continue lendo APOLLO’S FIRE – Santa Maria, Strela do Dia (Cantiga Medieval)

RASTAK – Sornaye Norooz (album)

Rastak Music Group is an Iranian contemporary folk music ensemble that was formed as an experimental music group in 1997. Rastak seeks to collect, record and interpret Persian Folk Music for a global audience. Rastak incorporates Persian language, Iranian culture and history as well as merge traditional instruments and forms with contemporary rhythms. Rastak has… Continue lendo RASTAK – Sornaye Norooz (album)

RASTAK- Botorai (Iranian Folk Song from Kurdistan) ''Botorai'', released in the album: Among Eternal SunsYou can get ''Among Eternal Suns'' here:iTunes:…Beeptunes: Band Director & Tar player: Siamak SepehriVocalist & Divan player: Farzad MoradiVocalist, Tombak & Dayereh player: Behzad MoradiOud: Akbar EsmailipourQanun: Saba JamaliDozaleh: Hamed Boland HemmatKamancheh: Mohammad MazhariAlto Kamancheh: Dina DoostiDouble Bass: Sepehr SaadatiBass Qeychak: Bita GhasemiDaf: Negar EzaziDaf:… Continue lendo RASTAK- Botorai (Iranian Folk Song from Kurdistan)