In this set, the selected songs are the ones which were sung by shepherds during working in farms or some special events. “Red Goat” is a well-known shepherd song which still can be heard in Fars region, specially in Jahrom city. And the song “Winter” which is famous in eastern Mazandaran. Another old song is “Hâyna Hale Hâyna” which young Qashqai maids sing together during rice pounding for a wedding ceremony. “Allâh Madad” (God’s Aid) and “Nawâi” are songs which are orison songs by Dutar players in eastern Khorasan. “Child and Ice” and “That is Me, the Swift-footed Horse” are songs for children’s games. The motif of producing such collection is to introduce the listeners to the folklore songs of this land, which are presented by teenagers’ voices.
Balaban, Ney, Ghoshmeh, Sorna and Tutek: Hossein Hamidi Oud: Mohammad Firouzi Dutar: Mohammad Reza Eshaghi, Barat Heydari Kamancheh: Amir Rastbod, Saeed Farajpouri Tar: Farhad Farajli Ghejegh: Anna Bardi Vojdani Garmon: Majid Rastbod Naqara and Qaval: Vahid Asadollahi Daf, Dohol and Tombak: Sadegh Tarif Narrator: Fereshteh Mardaneh Vocals: Gholam Farough Faghiri, Jalil Bardideh, Afsaneh Jahangiri, Amir Safipour, Shabnam Hassas, Masan Vojdani, Ali Asghar Eshaghi
Recorded and Mixed by Naser Farhoodi at Pop Studio
Record Label: IIDCYA Record Date: 1998 Release Date: 1998
The Kids of Iran 1 Iranian Children’s Folk Songs
Side A 1. Beauty Iran: A Song form Torbat-e Jam [Vocal: Gholam Farough Faghiri] 2. Allâh Madad: A Tasnif form Torbat-e Jam [Vocal: Gholam Farough Faghiri] 3. Red Goat: A Tasnif form Jahrom [Vocal: Jalil Bardideh] 4. Hâynâ Hale Hâynâ: Qashqai Tasnif [Vocal: Afsaneh Jahangiri] 5. Child and Ice: Azerbaijani Tasnif [Vocal: Amir Safipour]
Side B 1. Bushehr’s Youth: A Tasnif form Bushehr [Vocal: Jalil Bardideh] 2. Arise Leylâ!: A Tasnif form Gilan [Vocal: Shabnam Hassas] 3. That is Me, the Swift-footed Horse: Turkmen Tasnif [Vocal: Masan Vojdani] 4. Winter: A Tasnif form Eastern Mazandaran [Vocal: Ali Asqar Eshaghi] 5. Nawâi: A Tasnif form Khorasan [Vocal: Gholam Farough Faghiri]