On Marco Polo's Road : The Musician's of Kunduz and Faizabad
Vocal and instrumental music from northern Afghanistan, featuring Badakhshani and Tajik styles. Highlights include vibrant performances by a father-son duo and an impressive zirbaghali (drum) solo by the 9-year-old son. Amid political upheaval and a coup d'etat, field recordists eluded constant disaster during the course of their work. 55 minutes, 20 page booklet.