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To What Strange Place The Music Of The Ottoman-American Diaspora, 1916-1929

To What Strange Place
The Music Of The Ottoman-American Diaspora, 1916-1929

TOMPKINS SQUARE

The joys and sorrows, and virtuoso musicianship, of Christian, Jewish, and Muslim immigrants from the dissolving Ottoman Empire, recorded in NYC — plus a disc of masterpieces from their homeland. Warmly recommended.

  • Markos Sifnios - Bate Koritsia Sto Horo
  • / Stepan And Haigaz – Hop Pala
  • / M. Douzjian - High Aghchg, Tchar Aghchg
  • / Kosroff Malool – Sirvani
  • / Harry Edwards – Sadaraban
  • / Kemany Minas – Cefti Telli Gazel
  • / Kemany Minas – Bulbul Canto, An Su Daglar
  • / Karekin Proodian - Chinary Yares Aghchg
  • / D. Perperian – Tamzara
  • / Naim Karakand - Gazabieh, pt 2
  • / Naim Karakand - Tatos Bishro, pt 1
  • / Naim Karakand - Tatos Bishro, pt 2
  • / Andrew Mekanna - Ma Odshy Maak
  • / Kanuni Garbis - Ouchak Canto Guzel Tourna
  • / Nishan Sedefjian – Huzam Taxim
  • / Achilleas Poulos – Cefti Telli Gazel
  • / George Katsaros - Vre Ti Mangas Pou'Mai Go
  • / Petros Kyriakos – O Ymnoumenos
  • / Tetos Demetriades – Miserlou
  • / Maria Smyrnea - E Euthumos Khera
  • / Shmon Arslan - Diarbekir Divan
  • / Achilleas Poulos – Nedem Geldem Amerikaya
  • / Nishan Keljikian – Ouskeh Gukas
  • / Kosroff Malool – Kurd Havasi, pt. 2
  • / Mme. Coula – Sabah Manes
  • / Athanasiou Makedonas – Taxim Ouchak
  • / Marika Papagika – Galata Manes
  • / Armenag Chah-Mouradian – Andouni
  • / Sotirios Stasinopoulos – O Korakas
  • / Karekin Proodian – Keriyin Yerke
  • / Marika Papagika – O Markos Botsaris
  • / Kemany Minas – Egin
  • / Kemany Minas – Karshouda Kurd Everly
  • / Kanuni Garbis – Neva Ouchak Gazel
  • / Achilleas Poulos – Her Yer Karanlik
  • / Zabelle Panosian – Groung
  • / Marika Papagika – Hrissaido
  • / Marika Papagika – Smyrneiko Minore
  • / Mis'rli Ibrahim Effendi - Ben Bugun Bir Sey Istedim
  • / Yiorgos Tsanakas – Hedjaz Manes
  • / Unknown performers – Dle Yaman
  • / Shekar Hanim – Tchakidji
  • / Cemil Bey – Isfahan Taxim
  • / Hafiz Yozgatli Suleyman Bey – Rast Gazel
  • / Abdul Hai Hilmi - Ya Binti, Ya Bidha, pt 1
  • / Nechaat Bey – Ouchak Taxim
  • / Zaki Murad – Zuruni Kulli Sana Marra, pt 1
  • / Kemany Memdouh – Cefti Telli Taxim
  • / Hafiz Burhan Bey – Neva Gazel, Bir Elif
  • / Lale And Nerkis Hanoum - Idim Yarim Bachesine
  • / Hafiz Saadeddin Kaynak – Rast Gazel, Faryadi Figan
  • / Unknown Performers – Pehlivan Havasi
  • / Yusuf al-Manyalawi – Da’ El-‘Azul
  • / Compiler Ian Nagoski discusses the music: The Early Record Business and the Immigrant
  • / America’s Absorption of Ottoman Minorities
  • / Here, I was Born…