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ORCHESTRA BAILAM - Taverne, Café Amán e Tekés
ORCHESTRA BAILAM
Taverne, Café Amán e Tekés

Fy 8236
885016823627
Felmay Records
Italia
 
1 CD

This journey through Middle Eastern music played in entertainment places between '800 and' 900 was born from the desire to share with the public the sources of Orchestra Bailam’s musical inspiration, but above all from the will to remember how cooperation among peoples has generated a rich culture without borders.
The Ottoman Empire, thanks to a multiethnic and multi-religious social organization, was the real glue between the ethnic groups of in the Middle East regions. Turks, Greeks, Armenians, Arabs, Jews, Gypsies, although being at the Sultan's service, collaborated together to create a lasting multiculturalism careful of the arts.
So, while at the court of the Sultan and at the Sufi monasteries were cultivated studies of poetry, classical music and sacred music, in urban centers such as Istanbul, Izmir, Aleppo, Thessaloniki, Athens, Alexandria, were active entertainment places where music language was fine, but at the same time direct and accessible to all: the Taverne, the Cafè Hamàn and Tekès.
In these places it gives voice to the Koine Ottoman and to what his breakup caused : millions of civilian refugees forcibly exiled. A history of peoples in motion that now more than ever is current and belongs to us.
The album recreates the fascinating musical environment at the end / beginning of the century playing tracks of the Ottoman tradition, Turkish, Greek, Gypsy, Armenian, Sephardic, Arabic.
The decision to translate and perform most of the songs in Italian language is a bold and original idea, to encourage a listen without language barriers and a full understanding of the texts.

Orchestra Bailam was founded in 1989 offering a personal blend of Klezmer, Balkan, Greek-Turkish, Arab, own compositions and establishing itself immediately on the live scene with dynamic, involving and funny concerts. They have settled music and performed in several theatrical performances (Butterfly Bazar, Moka Cabaret, The sea in the eye), they have collaborated with « Cavalli Marci » group, they took part in the "Tandem" movie with Bizzarri & Kessisoglou and waged a relentless live performances not only in Italy but also in France, Germany, Spain, Russia, Crimea, Siberia, Turkey. They have a large discography: "Mamma li turchi" (1991), "Bailamme" (2001), "Non occidentalizzarti" (2006), "Lengua Serpentina" (2007), " Harem Bailam " (2009) and finally "Galata" (2013) with Compagnia di Canto Trallalero, this latter received with enormous enthusiasm by national and international critics.




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Orchestra Bailam :
Franco Minelli – oud, bouzouky, voce
Edmondo Romano – clarinets, chalumeau, flutes
Luciano Ventriglia – darbuka, bendir, doholla, tef, guitar, voice
Roberto Piga – violin, baglama
Tommaso Rolando – double bass, bouzouky
Guests :
Giulio Fortunato – accordion, baglama
Matteo Rebora – percussions
Alessandra Ravizza – voice
Matteo Merli – voice
Ayham Jalal - nej

 
 
 
 

SABA ANGLANA - Zarraf
from CD Ye Katama Hod
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
19 August 2017 - h:12.00
Orchestra Bailam
in "Harem Bailam"

Concerti al Lago Terrasole
Limone Piemonte - Italy


23 August 2017
Bandakadabra
Festival arts de rues,
Aurillac


24 August 2017
Bandakadabra
Festival arts de rues,
Aurillac


25 August 2017
Bandakadabra
Festival arts de rues,
Aurillac


01 September 2017 - h:21.00
Liguriani
Palazzina Liberty
Stresa (VB) - Italy


02 September 2017 - h:21.00
Birkin Tree
Piazza Battisti
Pavullo nel Frignano (MO) - Italy


03 September 2017 - h:21.30
Yo Yo Mundi
L'ultima luna d'estate
Villa Greppi
Monticello Brianza (LC) - Italy


03 September 2017 - h:21.00
Liguriani e Silvio Riolfo Marengo
"Musica e poesia ligure"
Oratorio di Santa Maria Maggiore
Via San Nicolò
Albisola Superiore (SV)
Italy


04 September 2017 - h:21.30
Tre Martelli
Carmagnola (TO)- Italy


07 September 2017 - h:21.00
Birkin Tree
Oratorio di San Sebastiano
Quiliano (SV) fraz. Valleggia
Italy


09 September 2017 - h:20.45
I Violini di Santa Vittoria
Piazzale della Biblioteca
Preganziol (TV) - Italy


15 September 2017 - h:21.00
Yo Yo Mundi
Cool Tour
Rovato (BS) - Italy


16 September 2017 - h:21.30
Tre Martelli
Folkermesse
Casale M. (AL) - Italy



16 September 2017 - h:21.30
Yo Yo Mundi
II Festa Anpi
Pavia - Italy


17 September 2017
Quintetto Nigra
"Folkermesse Festival"
Casale Monferrato (AL)- Italy


30 September 2017 - h:21.30
Melech Mechaya
Forum Romeu Correia
Almada - Portugal


01 October 2017
Bandakadabra
Cherasco, fiera


12 October 2017 - h:20.00
Liguriani
Blaue Haus Doellnitz
Kasendorf - Germany



13 October 2017 - h:20.00
Liguriani
Kulturhammer e.v.
Thierstein - Germany


14 October 2017 - h:20.00
Liguriani
Gasthaus “Zum Roten Ochsen”
Rechberghausen - Germany


15 October 2017 - h:20.00
Liguriani
Dieselstrasse
Esslingen am Neckar - Germany


27 October 2017 - h:20.30
Liguriani
Rätschenmühle e.V. Geislingen Schlachthausstraße 22
Geislingen - Germany


28 October 2017 - h:20.30
Liguriani
Feuerschloesschen Bad Honnef
Bad Honnef - Germany


04 November 2017 - h:21.30
Tre Martelli
40 years anniversary concert
Teatro Ambra
Alessandria - Italy


04 December 2017 - h:21.00
Birkin Tree
Cinema Teatro Don Natale Leone
Albisola Superiore (SV) - Italy


17 December 2017 - h:17.00
Tre Martelli
Auditorium Gambarina Museum
Alessandria - Italy


23 December 2017 - h:21.00
Liguriani & Mario Pirovano
“Invexendo de Natale”
Teatro Sociale di Camogli
Camogli (GE) - Italy


27 December 2017 - h:21.30
Melech Mechaya
Tivoli BBVA
Lisbon - Portugal


29 December 2017 - h:21.30
Melech Mechaya
Casa da Música
Porto - Portugal


 
 
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