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Lucy Duran is in Baku in Azerbaijan to listen to the 2013 World Routes Academy apprentice, Fidan Hajiyeva, and her teacher, Gochaq Askarov.

Lucy Duran is in Azerbaijan for the final time for this year's World Routes Academy. The scheme's apprentice Fidan Hajiyeva and her teacher, the celebrated singer Gochaq Askarov travel to Sheki, or the Switzerland of Azerbaijan as it's known, as well the ancient capital and cultural power-house Samxi. Producer James Parkin.

In January 2013 UK-based, 17 year Fidan Hajiyeva old became the youngest member of the World Routes Academy. Launched in 2010, the BBC Radio 3 World Routes Academy aims to support and inspire young world music artists by bringing them together with an internationally renowned artist in the same field and belonging to the same tradition.
In Previous years, the scheme has worked with musicians from Iraq, Southern India, and Colombia.

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Music Played

  • Jahangir Aliyev

    Zarbi Mugham Heyraty

    Composer: Traditional Performers: Jahangir Aliyev (vocals) accompanied by Jahandar Mikayilov (kamanche), Mirhussein Asadullayev (tar), Ruhulla Dadashov (Naghara)

    • BBC Recording, 8th April 2013.
    • Baku Music College.
  • Gulyaz Mammadova and Gulyanaq Mammadova

    Dilbarim / Mugham Dilkesh

    Composer: Traditional Performers: Gulyaz Mammadova and Gulyanaq Mammadova (vocals) accompanied by Jahandar Mikayilov (kamanche), Mirhussein Asadullayev (tar), Ruhulla Dadashov (Naghara)

    • BBC Recording, 8th April 2013.
    • Baku Music College.
  • Gulyaz Mammadova, Gulyanaq Mammadova and Rahima Mammadova

    Segah and Tesnifs

    Composer: Traditional Performers: Gulyaz Mammadova, Gulyanaq Mammadova and Rahima Mammadova accompanied by Asadulla Mammadova (accordion) and Zakir Mammadova (naghara)

    • BBC Recording, 29th May 2013.
    • Sheki.
  • Shahrebany Mammadova

    Untitled Improvisation

    Performers: Accompanied by Asadulla Mammadova (accordion) and Zakir Mammadova (naghara)

    • BBC Recording, 8th April 2013.
    • Baku Music College.
  • Asim Mammadova

    Sheki Yallisi

    Composer: Traditional Performers: Asim Mammadova (zurna), Sadig Mammadova (naghara), Yahya Mammadova (drone zurna)

    • BBC Recording, 29th May 2013.
    • Sheki.
  • Gulyanaq Mammadova

    My Heart Will Go On

    Composer: James Horner, Will Jennings

    • BBC Recording, 29th May 2013.
    • Sheki.
  • Céline Dion

    My Heart Will Go On

    Composer: James Horner, Will Jennings

    • Titanic.
    • Sony Music Soundtracks.
    • SK-63213.
  • Agamurad Istafilev

    Orta mukhammas

    Composer: Traditional arr. Agamurad Istafilev Performers: Agamurad Istafilev (singer and saz player) accompanied by Shirzad Fataliyez (balaban), Shohrat Aliyez (Naghara), Mahir Niftaliyev (Gosha Naghara)

    • BBC Recording, 6th April 2013.
    • The home of Mehman Mikayilov in.
  • Agakerim Nafiz

    Mugham Segah

    Composer: Traditional Performers: Agakerim Nafiz (voice, frame drum) accompanied by Shirzad Fataliyez (balaban), Shohrat Aliyez (Naghara), Jahandar Mikayilov (kamanche)

    • BBC Recording, 6th April 2013.
    • The home of Mehman Mikayilov in.
  • Mehman Mikayilov

    Mugham Orta mahur

    Composer: Traditional Performers: Mehman Mikayilov (tar)

    • BBC Recording, 6th April 2013.
    • The home of Mehman Mikayilov in.
  • Akim Abdullayev

    Alagoz

    Composer: Traditional Performers: Akim Abdullayev (balaban), Elshan Kasimov (drum), Ramin Hasanov (drone)

    • BBC Recording, 1st June 2013.
    • Baku Jazz Centre, Baku, Azerbaij.
  • Gochaq Askarov’s family members

    Various unidentified pieces of Traditional Azeri Music

    Composer: Traditional

    • BBC Recording, 6th April 2013.
    • Baku Jazz Centre.
  • Gochaq Askarov

    Kor Arabin Mahnis

    Composer: Fikret Amirov Performers: Gochaq Askarov (vocals), Jamil Amirov (piano), Ruslan Huseynov (bass), Gennady Gasiyev (drums), Mirjavad Jafarov (oud), Joshgum Sadigov (Balaban)

    • BBC Recording, 1st June 2013.
    • Baku Jazz Centre, Baku, Azerbaij.

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