"Music of Central Asia Vol. 5: The Badakhshan Ensemble: Song and Dance from " - The Badakhshan Ensemble

The Badakhshan Ensemble
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  • artist:The Badakhshan Ensemble
  • featured artist:The Badakhshan Ensemble
  • region:Central Asia
  • release year:2007
  • style(s):Traditional, World
  • country:Tajikistan
  • formats:Audio File / Digital, CD (Compact Disc), DVD Video (Digital Versatile Disc),
  • record submitted by:Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
  • label:Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
  • publisher:Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
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In the majestic Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan, poetically called the "Roof of the World", trance-like rhythms and piercing melodies propel these vivid performances of Badakhshani folk songs, dance music, and mystical religious poetry that can embody the spiritual power known as baraka.