Kourosh kouchakpour: Tar medley

from International Sounds of Summer 2018 by Best Foot Music

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Kourosh is a Kurdish musician from Iran, he plays Tar (A Persian stringed instrument ‘Tar’ means ‘String’ in Persian). Here he plays a compilation of Kurdish and Iranian folk songs as well as a piece from the Lorestan region of Iran.
Many of the songs have not been written down, but are passed through generations by memory. They are well known to people from the region and the diaspora. The music is performed in different keys, depending on the mood and subject matter of the songs.

Kourosh also plays percussion instruments and performs with several musicians at concerts. He works with community projects to promote integration and greater cultural understanding.

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from International Sounds of Summer 2018, released July 15, 2018

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