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Saturday, August 21, 2010

ARMENIAN DANCES AND SONGS


Tatoul Altounian Ensemble of South America directed by Noubar Barsamian


GUIRAK RECORDS
GLP-64
1960s?
MONO





SIDE A:



OURAKH BAR (Joyful Dance)
INCHBESS ANEM (How to do?)
GOUZEM, GOUZEM, ( I want, i want...)
TATOOL ALTOONIAN (T. Altoonian's Dance)
OVSANA (Hosanna)

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SIDE B:



GUE SIREM (I Love)
HAYASDANIAGHCHIKNER (The Girls of Armenia)
ZAP BAR (Clapping Dance)
KHROVATZ YER (Love Song)
SIX IN ONE (Selected dances)

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Editor's note: sounds Arabic but tastes like curried chicken. It also has a slightly Asian and European feel which obviously flowed from and not into this ancient musical form, at least for the latter culture anyhow.

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