The Gurdjieff Ensemble & Levon Eskenian | Africa & Middle East Nominee | Songlines

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The Gurdjieff Ensemble & Levon Eskenian
Komitas (ECM)


Levon Eskenian and his ten-piece ensemble explore the heritage of Armenian music and the compositions of its most revered composer. Komitas collected Armenian folk tunes and arranged them for piano. Eskenian has reinstated their folk origins with traditional instruments to create a thrillingly evocative glimpse of a vanished music. A Top of the World in #114.

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