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Invisible Face of the Beloved: Classical Music of the Tajiks and Uzbeks

4 March 2016 - 6:13pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Amid the mosques and minarets of Samarkand and Bukhara, generations of vocalists set the mystical, Sufi-inspired verse of Hafiz and other classical poets to lyrical melodies, creating a spiritual art music of great refinement and sublime beauty called Shashmaqom. In this haunting performance, a young ensemble from Tajikistan breathes new life into the Shashmaqom, confirming its important place among the great art music traditions of Eurasia. [For more information]
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