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Music of Central Asia Vol. 3: Homayun Sakhi: The Art of the Afghan Rubâb [Preview Video]
Watch a short excerpt from the 24-minute documentary film included in the CD/DVD for 'Music of Central Asia Vol. 3: Homayun Sakhi: The Art of the Afghan Rubâb,' released by Smithsonian Folkways in 2006. 'Music of Central Asia Vol. 3: Homayun Sakhi: The Art of the Afghan Rubâb' is available on CD/DVD and Digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: Spotify: From Kabul to California, Homayun Sakhi is admired as the outstanding Afghan rubâb player of his generation, a charismatic virtuoso who has pushed the limits of his instrument. With tabla player Taryalai Hashimi, Sakhi plays music that is uniquely Afghan, yet resonates strongly with the spirit of Indian raga. A bonus DVD offers an intimate portrait of Homayun Sakhi and his musical life from Kabul, Afghanistan, to Peshawar, Pakistan, to Fremont, California. Produced by Theodore Levin and Joel Gordon in collaboration with the Aga Khan Music Initiative in Central Asia, a project of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, and Smithsonian Folkways. The aim of the series is to present leading exponents of Central Asia's rich and diverse musical heritage to listeners outside the region. Smithsonian Folkways: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy ( Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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6 min 49 sec
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