April 21, 2008

Greeks & Indians Vol. 1

Artist: Greeks & Indians
Album: Vol. 1
Year: 2000
Genre:World,Free Jazz

Greeks & Indians
is a collaboration project between various classical Indian performers Rakesh Chaurasia (bamboo flute), Shubhankar Banerjee (tabla), Devashish Dey (vocals),Rabindra Goswami(sitar),Daya Shankar (senai) and Greek traditional artists Petrolucas Chalkias (klarino, a slightly altered clarinet), Grigoris Kapsalis (vocals) and Ross Daly (Cretan lyra).

Certain artistic traditions of Greeks and Indians spring from persons that sought the decipherment of various aspects of divine and their transport in earthly and transparent level via the art....In summertime of '99 Saraswati organised the collaboration of leading musics from the oldest improvise musical faculties of world: Greek and Indian. Result was the creation of something new: Issues of Epirus were attributed with the style of Northerner Indian classic music. Elements of Cretan music they were wedded with Indian ragka....The end result is a work of exceptional beauty!

Μια ιδιότυπη συνδεύρεση πολιτισμών, λιγότερο βάρβαρη από αυτή που επιχείρησαν κάποιοι αρκετές δεκαετίες πριν κλέβοντας την ινδική παράδοση προς όφελος της ελληνικής μουσικής.Οι Έλληνες και οι Ινδοί πορεύονται μαζί, όχι αναζητώντας νέους δρόμους, αλλά προσπαθώντας να επισημάνουν τις οργανικές συμφωνίες και την κοινή αισθητική αντίληψη σημαντικών μουσικών τους.....more


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