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Music from Azerbaijan - Sari Gelin Ensemble
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  1. Mirza Husayn Segah
  2. Qaraguile
  3. Sari Gelin
  4. Heydarbaba
  5. Shushter Tasnifi
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  1. Mirza Husayn Segah
  2. Qaraguile
  3. Sari Gelin
  4. Heydarbaba
  5. Shushter Tasnifi
  6. Zarbi Semayi-Shams
  7. Shushter Rangi
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A relative newcomer to the world music market (due to decades under Soviet restrictions), Azerbaijani music holds a lot of parallels with its nearby style of Persian classical. Where Persian music has its maqams, Azerbaijani music has mughams. The names change, but the basics are the same. However, where Persian classical music continually attempts to evoke the qualities of the human voice, Azerbaijani music largely circumvents the problem and focuses on the voice itself, relying heavily on the ghazal format so popular ...