Robyn’s audio CD:
Singing and dance music from the Middle East!


Contents of the CD:

  • Turkish folk songs. The songs Leylâ and Karanfil, from eastern Turkey. Studio recording with the sazlar (Turkish lute) orchestra of the AMAN International Music and Dance Ensemble.
  • Persian classical music. A live performance of dastgâh Homayun. Instruments: târ (Persian lute), daire (frame drum). Sung in Persian.
  • Songs from the Republic of Georgia. Folk songs from the Caucasus mountains. Sung in Georgian. Live performance with Ralph Etheart. Instrument: changuri (Georgian fretless lute).
  • Persian dance music. A live performance in dastgâh Segâh. The song Kolâh Makhmali “felt hat”), followed by a reng (dance piece) by Khâlati, reng-e del-goshâh,
    and a reng by Rezâ Mahchubi. Instruments: târ, tonbak (hand drum, played by Susan Rudnicki). Sung in Persian.
  • Egyptian folk music. Dance music from upper Egypt. Instruments: ney (reed flute) and i>mazhar (large tambourine). Live performance. Sung in Arabic.
  • Karadeniz folk songs.  Three songs from the eastern Black Sea region of Turkey.
  • Leyli-o-Majnun.  Persian poetry and dance music in the gushe of Leyli-o Majnun.
  • Alevi songs.  Spiritual music from rural Turkey.  Instruments saz and daire (played by Massoud Modirian)
  • Persian sufi music. A live performance of dastgâh Navâ, featuring poetry by Mowlânâ elâleddin Rumi. Instruments: târ, daire. Sung in Persian.




Or . . . send a check for $10 + $2 s/h = $12 made out to “Siegel & Friend” to:

Siegel & Friend
c/o Snark Records
19 Golden Spar Place
Rolling Hills Estates, California 90274

Robyn’s field recordings of the Qashqai of Fars Province, Iran


New!  Buy audio CDs of Robyn’s field recordings of Qashqai folk music from Iran
(2-volume set)





Or . . . send a check for $15 US for each CD + $3 US shipping & handling = $18 US for one CD (specify volume 1 or volume 2), or $33 US for the 2-volume set, made out to “Siegel & Friend” to:

Snark Records
c/o Robyn Friend
19 Golden Spar Place
Rolling Hills Estates, California  90274