First Listen: Kayhan Kalhor, 'I Will Not Stand Alone'

Discussion in 'The Sound Hound Lounge' started by GovernorSilver, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. GovernorSilver

    GovernorSilver Member

    May 30, 2007
    For TGP's aficionados of the music of the Middle East...

    I'm listening to Kayhan Kalhor's latest release and am entranced so far. Kalhor is a master of the kemancheh (4-string Persian spike fiddle tuned like a viola). This new album features his newest instrument, the "shah kaman", which is has 5 strings, plus sympathetic strings.

    Preview the album here:
  2. Crazyquilt

    Crazyquilt Guitar Dad Silver Supporting Member

    Jul 5, 2005
    Excellent...can't wait for this. I first learned about Kalhor through his duo Ghazal and have grabbed whatever new CDs I happen to run across -- and I am never disappointed.

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