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Music of Central Asia Vol.10: Borderlands - Wu Man, Sanubar Tursun, & Abdulla Majnun [Preview Video]
Watch a short excerpt from the documentary film included in the CD/DVD for 'Music of Central Asia Vol.10: Borderlands: Wu Man and Master Musicians from the Silk Route,' released by Smithsonian Folkways in 2012. In this video, Wu Man, Sanubar Tursun, and Abdulla Majnun explore musical connections between China & Central Asia — while they meet in Beijing to rehearse for several days in the courtyard of a former Buddhist monastery converted into a small hotel. 'Music of Central Asia Vol.10: Borderlands: Wu Man and Master Musicians from the Silk Route,' is available on CD/DVD and digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: Spotify: In these exuberant recordings, pipa master Wu Man and her Uyghur, Tajik, and Hui collaborators explore connections between the musical worlds of China and Central Asia. Featuring the stirring vocals of Sanubar Tursun and Abdulla Majnun along with newly arranged and composed instrumental pieces, Borderlands is a masterful blending of kindred traditions. 14 tracks, 72 minutes, 48-page color booklet, and photos; DVD contains series introduction, 2 documentary films, interactive glossary, and map. Music of Central Asia is a co-production of the Aga Khan Music Initiative in Central Asia, a program of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, and the Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. The aim of the series is to present leading exponents of Central Asia’s rich and diverse musical heritage to listeners outside the region. Wu Man: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: 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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5 min 27 sec
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