Husseyni Ayir Semai, First Boston Byzantine Music Festival

En Chordais performing “Husseyni Ayir Semai” at the first Boston Byzantine Music Festival, February 24–25, 2014. “Husseyni Ayir Semai” by the 18th-century composer Zakharia Khanendeh is an example of art music associated with the culture of the Ottoman court in Constantinople. En Chordais is accompanied by Holy Cross St. Romanos the Melodist Byzantine Choir.