Live: Oriental

Tibetan Buddhist ritual music

Tibetan Buddhist monks from Gyuto Tantric monastery (Tibet / India)
MahākālaYamāntaka and Guhyasamāja ceremonies; Long Life prayer
Performed by Tashi Gyaltso, Lhakpa Tsering, Ngawang Rabgyal, Kunsang Rapden, Tenzin Chodak, Tenpa Choden, under the patronage of His Holiness the XIV Dalai-lama
Live recording from Orient Festival, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, May 10th, 2006; 98 min 17 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


Chinese pipa music

Wu Man (pipa, China)
Chinese, Yi and Kyrgyz traditional music, pieces by Liu Tianhua, Wu Man, and Nurlanbek Nyshanov
Live recording from Orient Festival, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, May 5th, 2009; in co-operation with Estonian Public Broadcasting; 43 min 20 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


Chinese pipa music

Lan Weiwei (pipa, China)
Lotus Flower out of Water (出水莲), Wild Goose Landing on Sand (平沙落雁), Swan (天鹅), Terra-cotta Warriors (秦俑), A Chinese Princess Married To Tears (陈杏元和番), Ambush in All Sides (十面埋伏), White Horse Carrying Buddhist Sculpture (白马驮经)
Live recording from Viljandi Guitar Festival, Sep 25th, 2009; 67 min 56 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


Sufi qawwali music

Fareed Azaz Qawwal & Bros (Pakistan)
Live recording from Orient Festival, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, May 9th, 2009; in co-operation with Estonian Public Broadcasting; 69 min 41 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


Great Sufi tradition

Sheikh Hamed Suleiman Dawood and the Sufi Ensemble (Damascus)
Open air live recording from Orient Festival, Tallinn Zoo, Estonia, May 14th, 2011; in co-operation with Estonian Public Broadcasting, sound engineer Aili Jõeleht; 59 min 55 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps. See also live-video player on YouTube.


Alim & Fargana Qasimov – mugham-improvisations from Azerbaijan

Alim Qasimov (voc, def), Fargana Qasimov (voc, def), Natig Shirinov (nağara), Rauf Islamov (kamança), Ali Asgar Mammadov (tar)
Program: ÇahargahGetme, getme (‘Don’t leave, Don’t leave’), Innabi, folk song Leyla
Live recording from Orient Festival, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, May 4th, 2009; in co-operation with Estonian Public Broadcasting; sound engineer Aili Jõeleht; 77 min 4 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


Tibetan Buddhist ritual music

Tibetan Buddhist monks of Drikung Kagyu school: Tsering Tondup (voc, dung-chendamarudrilbu / India), Tsewang Dorje (voc, kang-dungdamarudrilbu / India), Konchok Choswang (voc, dung-dkardamarudrilbu / India), Gaynin Phuntsok (voc, gyalingdamarudrilbu / India), Konchok Gyaltsen (voc, silnyendamarudrilbu / India), Konchok Tharchin (voc, dung-dkardamarudrilbu / India), Namgyal Tondup (voc, dung-chendamarudrilbu / India), Konchok Norbu (voc, ngasilnyendamarudrilbu / India), Pemba Lama (voc, gyalingdamarudrilbu / Nepal)
Medicine-Buddha ceremony, ChödCham dance-music and other rituals
Live recording from Orient Festival, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, 1999; engineered by Priit Kuulberg; 61 min 58 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


Jivan Gasparyan

Jivan Gasparyan (duduk, Armenia), Armen Ghazaryan (tenor duduk), Vazgen Makafyan (bass duduk)
Program: Kele LaoEshkhemetHingallaMama, and other Armenian folk tunes
Live recording from Orient Festival, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, May 5th, 2009; in co-operation with Estonian Public Broadcasting; 57 min 42 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


Music from Tuva

Ensemble Huun-Huur-Tu: Kaigal-Ool Khovalyg (hoomei guttural singing, igildoshpuluurkhomus), Sayan Bapa (hoomei guttural singing, igildoshpuluurkhomus), Aleksei Saryglar (hoomei singing, igilkhomuskengirge-drum, duyugkhapchik, Tibetan bells); Radik Tyulysh (hoomei and sygyt vocal styles, byzaanchikhomuslimbi)
Program: MorgulOske CherdeSygytChiraa-KhoorKongureiDadyr-TodurSaryglarEzir KaraOdugenA-Shoo-Deke-Yo
Live recording from Orient Festival, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, May 5th, 2007; engineered by Maido Maadik, in co-operation with Estonian Public Broadcasting; 56 min 29 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


Fakhraddin Gafarov Duo (Azerbaijan)

Fakhraddin & Jafar Gafarov (vocal, tarudneybendirzas)
Program: Rast mugamiDilkesh tesnifleriHicaz ilahiRuhaniShur mugamiÇahargahBu dunyadanSegah ilahi
Live recording from Orient Festival, open-air stage at Tallinn Zoo, May 11th, 2011, 56 min 30 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


蓮曼荼羅 (Lotus Mandala)

Kōjun Arai, Koe Arai, Shōdō Shinkō, Yūzen Yamanaka, Ryōshō Togashi (shomyō-singers from Shingon Buddhist sect, Japan), Michiko Akao & Ayako Ishii (yokobue-flute), Yaukazu Sato (percussion), Isohiro Yamagishi (recitation)
Live recording from Orient Festival, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, May 5th, 2009; in co-operation with Estonian Public Broadcasting; 64 min 30 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


हिन्दुस्तानी शास्त्रीय संगीत (Hindustānī classical music)

Abhay Phagre (bānsurī-flute, India), Vinod Lele (tablā, India) Peeter Vähi (tānpūrā)
Rāga Shree, rāga Yaman Kalyan, rāga Chandrakauns, Indian folk tune
Live recording from Orient Festival, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, May 7th, 2009; in co-operation with Estonian Public Broadcasting; 68 min 17 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


Armenian music performed by Meri Vardanyan Duo

Meri Vardanyan (qānon) & Haig Sarikouyoumdjian (dudukblul)
Sheram Du im musan es, mugham Bayati shiraz, folk songs (arr Komitas), Shushiki (Komitas), folk dance Jeyrani
Live recording from an open air performance in Turin, Italy, Jun 21st, 2009. 9 min 40 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


Uyghur muqam

Ensemble Sanam (Uyghuristan / Usbekistan)
Muqam RakSahar paiziAzhamKap-kara koij kozligimZhula
Live recording from Orient Festival, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, May 9th, 2009; in co-operation with Estonian Public Broadcasting; 56 min 32 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


Persian traditional and sufi music

Rozaneh Ensemble (Iran): Parvin Javdan (voc), Zohreh Bayat (voc), Nastaran Kimiavi (tar), Bita Ghassemi (kamancheh), Saghar Khadem (tonbāk), Golnaz Khazei (daf)
Chahar Mezrab ChahargahAvaz Daramad ChahargahAvaz HesarTasnif Badehe MansourAvaz MansouriSiamak AghaiTasnif Bigah ShodPish Daramad HomayounAvaz Daramad HomayounAvaz ChakavakChahar Mezrab HomayounTasnif Abe TarabnakAvaz ShoushtariTasnif Fash Migouyam
Lyrics by Mawlānā Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī ja Khwāja Šamsu d-Dīn Muhammad Hāfez-e Šīrāzī
Live recording from Orient Festival, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, May 6th, 2009; engineered by Aili Jõeleht / Estonian Public Broadcasting; 57 min 49 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


Traditional music of Persian Gulf, Iran

Shanbehzadeh Ensemble (Iran): Saeid Shanbehzadeh (neyanbānneydjoftidammām), Naghib Shanbehzadeh (tombākzarbetempo)
Live recording from Orient Festival, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, May 6th, 2009; engineered by Aili Jõeleht / Estonian Public Broadcasting; 46 min 16 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps

Ainu folk music


Ensemble Marewrew & Kanô Oki (tonkori, Hokkaidō, Japan)
Live recording from Orient Festival, open air venue at Rotermann square, Tallinn, Jun 2nd, 2013; 1 h 5 min 50 sec, mp3, 224 Kbps


Mugams of Azerbaijan

Faik Chelebi (tar, Azerbaijan)
Program: mugams Rast, Bayati-Chiraz, Mahur, Chargyakh and Shushtar
Live recording from Orient Festival, open air venue at Rotermann square, Tallinn, Jun 2nd, 2013; 50 min 54 sec, mp3, 320 Kbps


Turkish traditional music

Ahmet Kannecı (guitar, Turkey), Ekrem Öztan (clarinet, Turkey)
6 Turkish traditional pieces
Live recording, Nov 30th, 2009, House of Blackheads, Tallinn, in co-operation with Glaspelenspiel Festival; 28 min 29 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


Gabbar Garyagdy Mugam Trio (Azerbaijan)


Melekkhanim Eyubova (vocal, def), Fakhraddin Dadashov (kemancha), Mohlet Muslumov (tar)
Live recording from Orient Festival, open air venue at Rotermann square, Tallinn, May 31st, 2013; 25 min 43 sec, mp3, 224 Kbps


Odissi dance music from India


Shashwati Mandal Paul (vocal, manjira-cymbals), Abhay Phagre (bānsurī-flute), Jitendra Kumar Swain (pakhawaj-drum, bol-vocal)
Live recording from Orient Festival, open-air stage at Tallinn Zoo, May 12th, 2011, 56 min 17 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


Indian vocal art


Shashwati Mandal Paul (vocal, tānpūrā), Abhay Phagre (tablā)
Program: rāga Narayani, rāga Bageshri, rāga Bhairavi
Live recording from Orient Festival, open-air stage at Tallinn Zoo, May 14th, 2011, 43 min 18 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps, engineered by Aili Jõeleht, in co-operation with Estonian Public Broadcasting


Folk songs from the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan

Chhoden (vocal, dramnyen; Bhutan)
Program: Jha Lha Tshering laLuyang TsawaMenjong TsendenPungthang Dechen
Live recording from Orient Festival, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, May 5th, 2007. Engineered by Maido Maadik / Estonian Public Broadcasting. 20 min 04 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


Folk songs and Buddhist monastic mask dances from Bhutan


Performed by Chhoden, Dorju Wangdi, Tashi Wangdi, Duba Dorji, Sangay Dorji, Karma Yenten, Sonam Zangpo, Sangay Passang
Live recording from Orient Festival, open-air stage at Tallinn Zoo, Tallinn, May 13th, 2011. 49 min 59 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


Folk music and Buddhist chöd-ritual from Ladakh, India


Performed by Stanzin Dadul, Tsewang Paldan, lama Könchok Sangyas
Live recording from Orient Festival, open-air stage at Tallinn Zoo, Tallinn, May 13th, 2011. 30 min 1 sec, mp3, 128 Kbps


The Glory of Babylon

New!
Performed by the ensemble Light in Babylon (Middle East)
Live recording from Orient Festival, Vaba Lava, Tallinn, June 3rd, 2017, recording by Klassikaraadio (Classic Radio / ERR), engineered by Aili Jõeleht, 1 h 24 min, mp3, 320 Kbps


Hortus Musicus / Lõunamuusika

   New!
Sanaa Marahati (vocal, Morocco), Salim Amri (violin, Morocco), Tahir Aydoğdu (qanun, Turkey), ensemble Hortus Musicus, artistic director Andres Mustonen
Early music from Turkey and Andalusia
Live recording on Jan 31st, 2018, Estonia Concert Hall; 55 min 54 sec, mp3, 320 Kbps


Folk Music from Tyva

  New!
Performed by The Tuvan National Orchestra
Live recording, Aug 31st, 2018, Hoomei Centre, Kyzyl, Tyva, Russia, 20 min 17 sec, mp3, 320 Kbps


Shaman ritual of Tyva

  New!
Performed by Khovalygma
Live recording during Siberian-Mongolian expedition, Aug 30th, 2018, at Yenisei river, Russia, 29 min 48 sec, mp3, 320 Kbps


The National Orchestra and Guttural Singing Choir of Tyva

  New!
Live recording from Orient 2019, the Glass Hall of Tallinn Song festival Ground, May 23rd, 2019, recorded by Classic Radio / Estonian Public Broadcasting, engineered by Siim Mäesalu, 1 h 21 min, mp3, 320 Kbps