In The Valley of Love and Peace is the Music portrait of landscapes and cultural Heritage in Bosnia Herzegovina. Composed and played by Nihad Hrustanbegovic with Artistic and Creative resolve of nature’s lyrics and history with the sound of Piano and Accordeon. Made and recorded in Mostar at Pavarotti Music Centre on Friday 9th September 2016.
In The Valley of Love and Peace is inspired by river Neretva and the Medieval Bosnian Tombstones Stecak´s. UNESCO World Heritage since 2016 and also known as the silent sleepers and the ambassadors of history.
The cultural peculiarity of Bosnia Herzegovina made between 12th and 16th century across Bosnia and Herzegovina, Adriatic coast of Croatia, Bay of Cotor in Montenegro and east of the River Drina into Serbia. The Kingdom of Bosnia in 12th century under the first Bosnian King Tvrtko. One of the symbols and decorations of Medieval Tombstones is the man standing with one arm raised and open palm, perhaps in a gesture of fealty. Fleur de lys, one of the symbols of Bosnia and Herzegovina since 1377. Catharina the last Queen of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Orient and Sephardic heritage. City of Mostar and Old and New bridge.
8th solo album In The Valley of Love and Peace is dedicated to all people in Bosnia and Herzegovina between rivers Drina, Sava, Una and Adriatic Sea. To all people of Diaspora Bosnia and Herzegovina living abroad.
And to all people around the world with sense for nature and cultural heritage. Enjoy the music and get inspired to learn more about cultural heritage and history of Bosnians and Herzegovinians since Medieval age with 7 new compositions played on the piano and 1 on the concert accordeon. In The Valley of Love and Peace : 1. Medieval Tombstones 2. In The Valley of Love and Peace 3. Orient has come 4. Fleur de lys 5.
Between heaven and earth 6. The End of Old Bridge 7. Birth of New Bridge
8. Mostar. Total time: 33 min
Music Genre : Cinematic Soundscapes of Medieval, Orient, Sephardic,
Cross-over and the Classical music.
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