"Where the Music Tradition of Persia, Baluchistan a" - Karvan

  • artist:Karvan
  • featured artist:JavidAfsari Rad - Santor, Abdulrahman Surizehi - Benju and Soroud, Jamil Ahmad Magsi - Doholak and
  • release year:2000
  • style(s):Asian, Traditional
  • country:Norway
  • formats:CD (Compact Disc)
  • record posted by:Etnisk Musikklubb
  • label:Etnisk Musikklubb


The group Karvan plays music that is a meeting with the Persian and the Baluchi regions. To of the five musicians comes from the cultural city Esfahan in Iran, two are from Baluchistan which include South-East Iran, South Afghanistan of South-Vest of Pakistan and on from Karachi in Pakistan. Abdulrahman Surizehi is considered a world-leading virtuoso on Benju. Sufi trance music from Baluchistan is their main expression but with a strong mixture with Persian classical music on Santour. Accompanied by percussion instruments like Tombak, Doholak, Tanburag and Tabla.