SIWAN: Nahnou Houm released on ECM 3 november. Already among the top 10 november releases at Jazz Magazine Charts
Siwan is an orchestral adventure initiated in 2007. Combining musicians from arabic/persian cultures, improvisers and Baroque music, it creates a universe that points towards the Al Andalusia period where there existed long periods of fruitful coexistence between the three religions "of the book".
The poetry used is from this period and are performed in arabic and spanish. More info and media on Siwan here