If summer is distracting us somewhat, here’s a roundup of recent posts that may have slipped through the net.
On Kurdish culture (further to Dervishes of Kurdistan):
In praise of a wonderful Turkish TV series:
And I wrote a superficial introduction to
All these are part of an extensive series on West/Central Asia, not over-burdened by expertise…
Moving west from Songs of Asia Minor, I explored
- Rebetika in Greece, followed by
- Folk traditions of Greece: Domna Samiou.
and still further east:
Also of note are
- Dancing on the grave
- Two women vocalists (Judi Jackson, Cleo Sol)
And the weathermen [sic] say there’s more to come…