Zemo Alvani and Pankisi with the Sayat Nova Project

Last Friday wasn’t just my birthday, but also the day I ventured out into the regions of Georgia with the Sayat Nova Project, a Kickstarter-funded initiative to record the minority musical dialects of the South Caucasus. Last year I posted quite a few entries on the project as it documented ethnic Armenian, Azeri, and Avar traditional music.

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