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2009-10-29T17:55:48.000Z
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Video Title:
Music of Central Asia Vol. 6: Alim & Fargana Qasimov: Spiritual Music of Azerbaijan [Preview Video]
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Watch a short excerpt from the documentary film included in the CD/DVD for 'Music of Central Asia Vol. 6: Alim and Fargana Qasimov: Spiritual Music of Azerbaijan,' released by Smithsonian Folkways in 2007. 'Music of Central Asia Vol. 6: Alim and Fargana Qasimov: Spiritual Music of Azerbaijan' is available on CD/DVD and digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu/alim-and-fargana-qasimov/music-of-central-asia-vol-6-spiritual-azerbaijan/islamica-sacred-world/album/smithsonian Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/6A09lzU15LWNJuiwOnOlKL?si=XakKHDl9T8uOi6jbv9JE2g "To be a musician, there has to be a fire burning in you," declares Alim Qasimov, Azerbaijan’s most beloved traditional singer. In these deeply spiritual recordings of Azeri classical mugham and lyrical bardic songs, Alim merges his own consummate musicianship with that of his talented daughter Fargana, and with the energetic accompaniment of a young ensemble performing on tar, kamancha, balaban, oud, and drums. A bonus DVD offers an intimate portrait of the Qasimovs and their musical lives in Baku, Azerbaijan’s capital city. 11 tracks, 70 minutes, 40-page color booklet, photos. Dvd contains series introduction, 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. Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smithsonianfolkwaysrecordings Twitter: https://twitter.com/Folkways Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smithsonianfolkways The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (www.si.edu/copyright). Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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5 min 54 sec
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music folk "Woody Guthrie" "Pete Seeger" Smithsonian Folkways old-time non-profit
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