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Music of Central Asia Vol. 7: In the Shrine of the Heart: Popular Classics from Bukhara and Beyond
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produced by Theodore Levin, fl. 1989 and Fairouz R. Nishanova, fl. 2003 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2010), 1 hour 14 mins

"Globalization of course acts on tradition," said Mahmudjon Tojibaev in a wide-ranging discussion that followed the recording session for In the Shrine of the Heart. "But a lot of young people are studying at the conservatory [in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan] in the traditional singing department. In Communist...

produced by Theodore Levin, fl. 1989 and Fairouz R. Nishanova, fl. 2003 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2010), 1 hour 14 mins
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Bukhara: Musical Crossroads of Asia
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produced by Theodore Levin, fl. 1989 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 59 mins
In 1990, Theodore Levin and Otanazar Matykubov recorded the musical life of the ancient Central Asian trade center Bukhara. Their goal was to take an audio snapshot of a city that has for centuries created an amalgam of multiple musical cultures. Classical music of Persian Tajiks and Uzbeks mixes with Jewish and...
produced by Theodore Levin, fl. 1989 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 59 mins
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Music of the Bukharan Jewish Ensemble Shashmaqam
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produced by Martin Koenig and Ethel Raim, fl. 1977 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 58 mins
Shashmaqam, a New York based ensemble recognized in their homeland for their extraordinary musical talent, has been performing music and dance from their native Uzbekistan and Tadzhikistan since 1983. Their music reflects the many diverse cultures of the region. Perhaps the most distinctive element of their soun...
produced by Martin Koenig and Ethel Raim, fl. 1977 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 58 mins
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Shod-I Uforash
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produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945-; in Smithsonian Folkways World Music Collection (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 2 mins
This track can be found on Bukhara, Musical Crossroads of Asia (SF 40450, 1991).
produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945-; in Smithsonian Folkways World Music Collection (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 2 mins
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Music of Central Asia Vol. 2: Invisible Face of the Beloved: Classical Music of the Tajiks and Uzbeks
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2006), 1 hour 10 mins
Amid the mosques and minarets of Samarkand and Bukhara, generations of vocalists set the mystical, Sufi-inspired verse of Hafiz and other classical poets to lyrical melodies, creating a spiritual art music of great refinement and sublime beauty called Shashmaqâm, confirming its important place among the great art...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2006), 1 hour 10 mins
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The Silk Road: A Musical Caravan
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produced by Ted Levin, 1951- and Jean During, 1947- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 2 hours 27 mins
What if Marco Polo had owned a tape recorder? And what if his epic travels along the Silk Road had taken place not at the end of the 13th century, but at the beginning of the 21st? Far-fetched conjectures to be sure, but our compilation The Silk Road: A Musical Caravan offers a glimpse of the rich musical life...
produced by Ted Levin, 1951- and Jean During, 1947- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 2 hours 27 mins
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