Michalis Kouloumis Trio - Harmandali
Live recording from Jamboree, London 30.09.2015
''Harmandali" is among the most popular zeybek dances of Cappadocia, Turkey.
It can be found in Smyrna, Asia Minor and Aegean sea islands as well.
A special technique is applied on violin, ''Diplochordo'' (greek "διπλόχορδο", turkish ''çiftetelli'')
Violin taksim: Michalis Kouloumis
Cretan lute: Nikos Ziarkas
Double bass: Thodoris Ziarkas
Video: Esteban Lalinde
Recording and mixing: Giorgos Botis
Michalis Kouloumis - Hicazkar violin taksim
recorded in 2015
Michalis Kouloumis performs a ''Hicazkar'' violin taksim (violin improvisation)
It is an introductory improvisation to the song ''Kai yiati den mas to les'' as recorded by the singers
Petros Kouloumis and Chris Anastasiou in 2015 in Cyprus.
Lingua Franca Ensemble - "You can't treat the hormones"
Live recording from St. Ethelburgas Chapel, London (2014)
Composed by Michalis Cholevas.
Tarhu, Ney: Michalis Cholevas
Violin, Violin improvisation: Michalis Kouloumis
Oud, Voice: Giannis Koutis
Percussions: Ruven Ruppik
Video: Tahir Palali
Michalis Kouloumis - "Diplochordo Ciftetelli"
from album "SOIL" (2014)
Diplochordo is an Idiomatic playing, which originates from Asia Minor and allows for the violinist
to play two strings simultaneously as a double string (turkish term: çifte telli).
Michalis Kouloumis on violin taksim (violin improvisation)
Violin, Arrangement: Michalis Kouloumis
Oud: Alexandros Papadimitrakis
Darbuka, Riq: Ruven Ruppik
Doublebass: Nicolas Tryfonos
Santur: Nikos Baimpas