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Various Artists
Music of Central Asia Vol. 9: Musical Encounters from the Lands of the Mughals

Various Artists - Music of Central Asia Vol. 9: Musical Encounters from the Lands of the Mughals

Exploring the common ground of musical styles, sensibilities, and instruments from Central Asia, Afghanistan, and Northern India, six brilliant instrumentalists -- Homayun Sakhi (Afghan rubâb), Rahul Sharma (santur), Salar Nader (table and zerbaghali), Sirojiddin Juraev (dutar and tanbur), and Mukhtor Muborakqadomov (Badakhshani setar) -- illuminate the musical legacy of the Mughal Empire, founded five centuries ago by Emperor Babur.

9 tracks, 63 minutes, 44-page color booklet, photos. Includes a bonus DVD containing a series introduction, 22 minute film, interactive glossary, and map.

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"Jammu and Kashmir"

TRACK LISTING

  1. Solo on the santur: Raga Vachaspati
  2. Raga Kirwani
  3. Dhun: Misra Kirwani
  4. Zuhal's Song
  5. Alap on the Afghan rubâb: Raga Bhupali
  6. Jammu and Kashmir
  7. Bilak Uzuk (Bracelet)
  8. Ruboyat-I Vanj (Rubayat of Vanj)
  9. Sayr-i Badakhshan (A Stroll in Badakhshan)