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Ode To Gravity:
Music from Sudan and Armenia

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Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 59 min
Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA

In this program,, host Charles Amirkhanian introduces music performed by Sudanese virtuoso Hamza El Din, as well as a selection of Armenian folk music, and an interview with Dikran Karagueuzian, editor of the San Francisco based newspaper, the “Armenian Guardian”.

Musical Selections:  Song with Tar / Hamza El Din -- Escalay (Water Wheel) / Hamza El Din -- Yes Siretzi / G. Alemshah -- Gali Yerk / Vardapet Komitas -- Kh'ntrtrestsook Havadov / Alan Hovhaness -- Toi Negriz (Hey Narcissus) / T. Altunian
Performers:  Armenian National Choral Society of Boston (Gali ; Kh'ntrtrestsook)
Genre:  World Music
Subject:  El Din, Hamza; Music -- Sudan; World music; Ethnic music; Folk music, Armenian; Oud music
People:  Amirkhanian, Charles; El Din, Hamza; Komitas, Vardapet, 1869-1935; Hovhaness, Alan, 1911-2000; Altounian, Tatoul ; Alt’unyan, T’at’ul, 1901-1974
Recording Date:  8/4/1971
First Broadcast Date:  8/4/1971
 
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