Kani Sepi
Catalog no. Kereshmeh Records KCD-110


Album by The Kamkars

Daf, Robab, Dohol, and Vocals by Bijan Kamkar
Santur by Pashang Kamkar
Setar by Ghashang Kamkar
Tombak by Arjang Kamkar
Barbat, Violin by Arsalan Kamkar
Kamancheh by Ardeshir Kamkar
Santur by Ardavan Kamkar

Cover Design by Houman Mortazavi

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The Kāmkārs - Kani Sepi


Kani Sepi (glistening spring) is one of the most famous running springs of Mahabad mountains near the village of (Mishe-Deh), in Kurdistan.

The repertoire of Kurdish music is richly diverse and deeply-rooted in the ancient history and culture of its proud and passionate people. It speaks of epic tales and wars, romantic love, and recounts ancient myths and stories of national and religious heroes, some of which date back to thousands of years to the time of the ancient Medes.

"Kurdish music has the endless continuity of a stormy ocean - the hurricane of life's misery smashing gigantic waves upon the rocky shore. Happiness, grief, work, struggle, friendship, separation, war, peace, health, sickness, belief and tradition all find expression in the music." -- Hooshang Kamkar