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Friday, November 4, 2011
Classical Eastern Music
In the comments to this post, Jon Silpayamanant, multi-talented cellist, and I, got into a fascinating discussion of genres, notation and Turkish music. He sent me this video of a performance in the Cairo Opera House, which is like a Middle Eastern cello concerto:
Here is Jon's blog, which is well worth having a look at.