Virgin Classics 5099946 454928
Carlos Paredes: Sem saber (3:26)
Trad, Greece: Hasapiko (2:18)
Anon, 17th century: Tres sirenas (3:42)
Sultan Abdülaziz: Hicâz mandıra (4:42)
Trad, Italy: Pizzica di San Vito (2:20)
Soloists; L’Arpeggiata / Christina Pluhar
Take a musical cruise of the Mediterranean Sea, the cradle of European civilization, in a captivating interplay between the Baroque strings of L’Arpeggiata and traditional plucked instruments of the region. The music on this disc travels from Portugal to Turkey, following the coasts of Greece, Tunisia and Italy.