- Audio CD (31 Mar. 2014)
- Number of Discs: 1
- Label: Felmay
- ASIN: B00HZ3L20C
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 385,675 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)
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|1. Mugham Improvisation In The Mode Shushter|
|2. Tesnif & Mugham Deshti & Tesnif|
|3. Tesnif & Mugham Kharij Segah &Tesnif|
|4. Folk Song & Mugham Bayati Shiraz & Tesnif|
|5. Tesnif In The Mode Shur & Mugham Dilkesh & Song Tez Gelsin|
The repertoire includes classical Mughams, but also Tesnifs (classical songs) and folksongs. The result is a very passionate and intense recording that fully shows the power and the subtleties of Azerbaijani classical music.
Gochag Askarov is at the forefront of toda's generation of Azerbaijani mugham singers, a position that can only be achieved through immense dedication to the art. Still in his early 30s, the expressive and brilliant virtuosity of his voice betray a maturity way beyond his years. With a range of nearly three octaves, his voice has a special quality of subtle intensity, moving the listener with its deep melancholy. His voice is often compared to that of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, the late Pakistani qawwali singer.