Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ya Habibi Ta'ala (My Love, Come Quickly) Midhat Assem 3:00
2 Tashweesh (Interference) Ramallah Underground 3:25
3 Wa Habibi (Beloved) [unknown] 3:12
4 Getme, Getme (Don't Leave, Don't Leave) Said Rustamov 12:05
5 Raga Mishra Bhairavi: Alap Ram Narayan 7:03
6 Oh Mother, the Handsome Man Tortures Me [unknown] 3:02
7 Mugam Beyati Shiraz Rahman Asadollahi 9:24
8 Lullaby [unknown] 4:10
9 Nihavent Sirto Tanburi Cemil Bey 3:17
10 Kara Kemir Kuat Shildebaev 4:24
11 Tèw semagn hagèré (Listen to Me, My Fellow Countrymen) Alèmu Aga 4:03
12 ...hold me, neighbor, in this storm... Aleksandra Vrebalov 21:46

Credits

CD 1

violin:
David Harrington (US violinist, member of Kronos Quartet) (tracks 1–3, 6, 9–10)
John Sherba (tracks 1–3, 6–8)
David Harrington (US violinist, member of Kronos Quartet) (2008-09-26) (track 4)
John Sherba (2008-09-26) (track 4)
violin [scordatura violin]:
David Harrington (US violinist, member of Kronos Quartet) (track 8)
riq [riqq]:
Jamie Papish (track 1)
cello:
Jeffrey Zeigler (cellist - Kronos Quartet, Corigliano Quartet) (tracks 1–3, 6–9, 12)
Jeffrey Zeigler (cellist - Kronos Quartet, Corigliano Quartet) (2006-08) (track 5)
Jeffrey Zeigler (cellist - Kronos Quartet, Corigliano Quartet) (2008-09-26) (track 4)
daf:
Alim Qasimov (2008-09-26) (track 4)
Fargana Qasimova (2008-09-26) (track 4)
lyre [Beguèna Maridhia]:
Jeffrey Zeigler (cellist - Kronos Quartet, Corigliano Quartet) (2008-10) (track 11)
strings [duo dunia]:
David Harrington (US violinist, member of Kronos Quartet) (2008-10) (track 11)
John Sherba (2008-10) (track 11)
strings arranger:
Jacob Garchik (track 4)
viola:
Hank Dutt (tracks 1–3, 7–9, 12)
Hank Dutt (2008-09-26) (track 4)
viola [Kina cha Viola]:
Hank Dutt (2008-10) (track 11)
membranophone [naghara]:
Vugar Sharifzadeh (2008-09-26) (track 4)
tambourine:
Hank Dutt (track 6)
davul [tapan] and violin:
John Sherba (track 12)
electronic instruments [electronics]:
kamancheh [kamancha]:
Rauf Islamov (2008-09-26) (track 4)
tambura:
Terry Riley (2006-08) (track 5)
gusli [gusle] and violin:
David Harrington (US violinist, member of Kronos Quartet) (track 12)
darbuka [darbukka]:
Jamie Papish (track 9)
electric sitar:
Wu Man (2006-08) (track 5)
tar:
Ali Asgar Mammadov (2008-09-26) (track 4)
shruti box:
David Harrington (US violinist, member of Kronos Quartet) (2006-08) (track 5)
double reed [balaban]:
Rafael Asgarov (2008-09-26) (track 4)
additional engineer:
David Landon (track 11)
arranger:
Jacob Garchik (tracks 2, 8, 11)
Osvaldo Golijov (composer) (track 1)
Kronos Quartet (tracks 1–2, 5–8, 10)
Ljova (tracks 5–7)
Stephen Prutsman (tracks 3, 9)
Alim Qasimov (track 4)
assistant engineer:
David Landon (track 11)
Dann Thompson (track 5)
composer:
ናለሙ ኣጋ (Ethiopian musician, singer & master of the beguena) (track 11)
Rahman Asadollahi (track 7)
Midhat Assem (track 1)
Tanburi Cemil Bey (track 9)
Ram Narayan (track 5)
Said Rustamov (track 4)
Kuat Shildebaev (track 10)
Aleksandra Vrebalov (track 12)
engineer:
Scott Fraser (ambient/avant garde producer/engineer) (tracks 1–3, 5–12)
instruments:
Kronos Quartet (track 3)
producer:
Judith Sherman (track 5)
recording engineer:
Adam Withford (2008-09-26) (track 4)
solo violin:
David Harrington (US violinist, member of Kronos Quartet) (track 7)
John Sherba (track 9)
solo cello:
Jeffrey Zeigler (cellist - Kronos Quartet, Corigliano Quartet) (track 10)
solo viola:
Hank Dutt (track 5)
vocals:
Alim Qasimov (2008-09-26) (track 4)
Fargana Qasimova (2008-09-26) (track 4)
recorded at:
Barbican Centre in London, England, United Kingdom (2008-09-26) (track 4)
live recording of:
recording of:
Kara Kemir (track 10)
Lullaby (track 8)
Nihavent Sirto (track 9)

Release

art direction:Frank Olinsky
design/illustration:Ingo Gunther
Frank Olinsky
photography:Jeppe Gudmundsen-Holmgreen
mixer and mastering:Scott Fraser (ambient/avant garde producer/engineer)
David Harrington (US violinist, member of Kronos Quartet)
engineer and co-producer:Scott Fraser (ambient/avant garde producer/engineer)
executive producer:Robert Hurwitz
producer:David Harrington (US violinist, member of Kronos Quartet)