Endless Vision

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Endless Vision
Endless Vision.jpg
Live album by Hossein Alizâdeh and Djivan Gasparyan
Released 3 February 2005
14 February 2006 (US)
Recorded September 2003, Niavaran Palace, Tehran, Iran
Genre World Music, Middle Eastern music
Label Hermes Records
World Village records (US)
Producer Hossein Alizâdeh
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Endless Vision is a collaborative album by Hossein Alizâdeh and Djivan Gasparyan. It was released on 3 February 2005, through Hermes Records[2] in Iran and released on 14 February 2006 by World Village records in the United States.it was recorded at the Niavaran Palace on Tehran in 2003.[3]

Alizâdeh plays on this album, the six-stringed shurangiz and Gasparyan plays the Duduk.[4]

The album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Traditional World Music Album at the 49th Grammy Awards.[5]

Track list[edit]

All music composed by Hossein Alizâdeh, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Birds" (lyrics: M. Azad) 22:20
2. "Armenian Romances" (Shurangiz Improvisation) 3:07
3. "Sari Galin" (Music: Ilgar Moradof with Azeri, Armenian and Persian Lyrics) 7:40
4. "Call of the Birds" (Instrumental) 8:17
5. "Mama" (Music & Lyrics: Djivan Gasparyan) 5:55
6. "Improvisation on Shurangiz" 5:58
7. "Parvaneh Sho ..." (Tasnif, Lyrics: Rumi) 7:13
Total length: 60:33

Personnel[edit]

Hamavayan Ensemble
Additional Musicians
  • Vazgen Markaryan – Duduk
  • Armen Ghazaryan – Duduk

Accolades[edit]

Grammy Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2006 Endless Vision Best Traditional World Music Album[6] Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Endless Vision". Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Endless Vision". Hermes Records. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Endless Vision". World Village Records. Archived from the original on 16 December 2014. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Under the Radar but Well Worth Their Grammy Invitations". The New York Times. 7 February 2007. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "Salutes this year's GRAMMY Independent Label Nominees". Billboard. 119: 63. 6 Jan 2007. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "Final Nominations List 49th Annual GRAMMY® Awards". grammy.com. Archived from the original on 13 December 2013. Retrieved 15 June 2014.