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10:32
8 years ago
Arabian Waltz" is a propulsive work by Lebanese-born composer Rabih Abou-Khalil, whose works fuse the musical traditions of the Arabic world with jazz improvisation and European classical techniques.
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2:11
9 years ago
The sweet and seductive violin solo in "Rustem" gives a glimpse of a musical culture that is uniquely global while also rooted in local tradition.
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3:51
9 years ago
Ascending Bird" is an arrangement of a traditional Persian folk melody by Silk Road Ensemble members Colin Jacobsen and Siamak Aghaei.
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4:31
4 years ago
Welcome to Yo-Yo's Playhouse" When you're lucky enough to have cellist Yo-Yo Ma and members of the Silk Road Ensemble, some of the world's premiere instrumentalists and composers, gather for an afternoon of offstage music making, you've got to think long and hard about where to put them.
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4:30
4 years ago
We had so much fun taping cellist Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble's Field Recording, we couldn't stop at just one selection, so we recorded the group's four talented percussionists in a deep groove.
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9:20
7 years ago
For "Silent City," the kamancheh (Persian spike fiddle), Western strings and percussion join in a meditation that is created anew with each performance.