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Art of the Afghan rubab

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Art of the Afghan rubab

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Afghan rubab virtuoso Homayun Sakhi teams up with percussionists Seiar Hashimi on tabla and Abbos Kosimov on doyra (Central Asian frame drum) for a performance devoted to the traditional Kabuli style of Indian raga performance of which Homayun Sakhi is arguably the greatest living exponent. Throughout this ebullient performance, Hashimi and Kosimov will render “answers” to Sakhi’s “questions” by transferring the rhythmic patterns of his rubab to their respective drums. In the fiery drut section of raga, Sakhi will be part musician and part magician, extracting from his rubab a swirl of melodic colors and rhythms, providing ample evidence that in the hands of a master, the resources of tradition are all but inexhaustible.

Performance Years: 2007,2008,2009,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015,2016

Artists in this Performance:

Artist Name Country of Origin Instruments
Homayoun Sakhi Afghanistan
Abbos Kosimov Uzbekistan
Salar Nader Afghanistan

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