Teheran-born Hossein Farjami is an excellent player of the santoor. This is a dulcimer and is one of the oldest instruments in the world, originating in the Middle East. This instrumental album presents Iranian folk songs. The melodies of the songs are played by Hossein Farjami on the santoor. Here the santoor is accompanied by two drums, the dombak (goblet drum) and the daf (frame drum). The instruments are explained in the booklet.
The Art of the Santoor from Iran
Rashid Khan/Aziz beshi bekenarom/Golé gandom/Ay sh
Asmar asmar/Akh Leyli Leyli/Mastom mastom/Damkol d
Yedoone anar dodoone anar
Koshi tala / Halooye ganom kharé