Review: Trance’n’Dancin, Oonagh Sherrard, Indie Cds, 2006

The album opens with Saba Taksim. The taksim being the opening section of a piece of music usually improvised, which introduces the mood of the piece and its tonality – in this case the scale or Makam is Saba, which Sanders describes as ‘strange and beautiful’ – an apt description. It’s a sublime, haunting and […]