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Maitani
Fwd: A Story of the City: Constantinople, Istanbul http://www.youtube.com/watch... via harmonia http://friendfeed.com/harmonia
Fwd: A Story of the City: Constantinople, Istanbul http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQjvmf6N2Rk via harmonia http://ff.im/Rwe7T
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featuring Schola Cantorum, Ensemble Trinitas, The New England Drum and Winds Mehterhane, DÜNYA İnce Saz Ensemble, DÜNYA Anadolu Folk Ensemble, DÜNYA Fasıl Ensemble and DÜNYA Arabesk Ensemble - Maitani
"The many layers of communal memory in this program proceed through Greek Orthodox music, secular Greek music, Crusader songs, music of the Ottoman ceremonial and military ensembles, Ottoman court music, Sufi ceremonial music, Turkish folk music, Sephardic Jewish songs, urban music of the Armenians and Turks, and finally contemporary urban popular music full of longing and protest. On its own, each piece may communicate celebration, love, devotion or military might, but taken together, the mood of melancholy is unmistakable, which by now has been permanently woven into the fabric of this thriving cosmopolitan city." - Maitani
oh I thought it was an actual history: unlike - sofarsoShawn
Schade. I <3 this. - Maitani
K I'll listen to the whole thing for u, then I'll judge it - sofarsoShawn
Remarkable! - mina_sydney
I found it...oookaayyy, I give it a half like. - sofarsoShawn
That's what I'm quite used to getting, at least for my choices of music. :-) - Maitani
Kein Rammstein? - sofarsoShawn
I just listened to "Spieluhr" again. No. - Maitani