De Castille à Samarkand

De Castille à Samarkand - From Castille to Samarkand
Constantinople - Kiya Tabassian, dir.
Arma "Classique" ACD 22383 [CD]


    Setting sail...

    Alfonso el Sabio (attr.) / Kiya Tabassian: Cantigas de Santa Maria
  1. CSM ???: In praise of the sea
  2. ... for a Mediterranean voyage

    Guy Ross
  3. Barabam
  4. Vermiculus
  5. Crossing the Aegean Sea to the coast of Turkey
    Passing through the islands of Rhodes, Chios, Leros, and Mytilini

    Guy Ross
  6. Perfumes of the steppes
  7. On board the galliot, rowing

    Sultan Korkut
  8. Kürdi pishrow, Devr-é kebir

  9. Acemler
  10. Beyâti pishrow, düyek
  11. Crossing Iran from Tabriz to Khorasan, Passing through Tehran,
    Damghan, and Neyshabur

    Persian Radif
  12. Ossoul

  13. Improv.
  14. Châhâr-gâh

  15. Cho Fardâ barâyad...
  16. Hodi

  17. Alfonso el Sabio (attr.) / Kiya Tabassian: Cantigas de Santa Maria
  18. CSM ???: Drunk on koumiss
  19. Arrival in the land of Samarkand. Visit to the White Palace, and
    the great court banquet. Meeting with Tamerlane

    Trad., Uzbekistan
  20. Cachyari Garalar
  21. The silk and linen palaces of Tamerlane's wives. Wedding festivities.
    Suffering, Tamerlane closes his door, and the ambassadors must leave

    Trad., Uzbekistan
  22. Ranolan Mosun
  23. Return to Castille

    Alfonso el Sabio (attr.): Cantigas de Santa Maria
  24. CSM 342: Con razon nos creaturas | CSM 127: Non pod'ome pela Virgen

Playing time: 69' 09"

Guy Ross (lute, oud, voice), Ziya Tabassian (tombak, dayereh, daf, santour, percussions), Kiya Tabassian (setar, setar pousti), Matthew Jennejohn (recorders, cornetto, mute cornett), Elin Söderström (viola da gamba, vielle)
Kiya Tabassian, dir.

Recording site and date:
Église Saint-Augustin, Saint-Augustin de Mirabel, Quebec, Canada [12/2005];
Rel. 2006

Reviewed in:
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Gramophone (Vol./#-p.):
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.):
Goldberg (#-p.):

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Pierre-F. Roberge