List of Persian/Iranian Events for 2007-05-15

    Discover the best-kept secret of world music

    Washington DC Tuesday - May 15, 2007     07:00 PM

    Discover the best-kept secret of world music- Azerbaijani mugham!

    Join us for an unforgettable evening featuring a trio of ancient musical instruments

    Imamyar Hasanov, kamancha

    and Rufat Hasanov, tar

    with percussionist Pejman Hadadi

    May 15, 2007, 7 PM

    Lisner Auditorium, George Washington University

    Washington D.C.

    Discover the best-kept secret of the world music scene – the traditional Azerbaijani musical style known as mugham, performed by a kamancha player, tar player, and gaval, daf and tumbak percussionist. Let the enchanting melody of the kamancha, the rich acoustics of the tar, and the haunting drum of the gaval free your soul. Feel the deep emotion of the music as you become attuned to the unique harmonies and delicate improvisations of mugham.

    In this concert series, for the first time ever, the genius of ashug music will be performed through kamancha. Ashug music is not just entertainment. It is a spiritual experience - a unique way in which the Azerbaijani people commune with the Infinite by means of music and poetry.

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