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Arts and Entertainment Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 7 years ago

TWIS Talks RIAF: Ensemble Basiani's Glorious Harmonies and Crisp Crescendos

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by: Jessi Smith
 

My perpetual quest for new and interesting music has, on more than one occasion, led me into the genre-defying realms of the experimental, where tradition is cast aside in exchange for eardrum-jangling modern noise.

My most recent musical exploration, however, took me on a journey straight to the heart of Georgian folk tradition, where compositions that date as far back as the 7th to 13th centuries are reborn in the glorious harmonies and crisp crescendos of the Ensemble Basiani.

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