"Two Haunting Voices From Iran " Topic
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|Hafen von Schlockenberg ||11 Mar 2017 8:47 p.m. PST|
Sisters Mahsa and Marjan Vahdat,of whom I must confess total ignorance until an hour ago,when I heard a documentary about persecuted musicians around the world, on the BBC World Service, "Dying For a Song". I've been hunting down their music since. Try a sample.
If you would like to hear Mahsa being interviewed, the documentary can be found here:
"They believe a woman's voice should not be heard by men".
|Hafen von Schlockenberg ||11 Mar 2017 9:56 p.m. PST|
| Bowman ||12 Mar 2017 12:47 p.m. PST|
Very nice, thanks Hafen.
I must say, while the singing is very nice, the Ney player that starts them off is brilliant! It's a difficult instrument to get a good tone out of. Similar to Shakuhachi but with a weirder way to get the tone.
|Hafen von Schlockenberg ||12 Mar 2017 1:59 p.m. PST|
Interesting. Doubt I'll be trying it,though. I've got clarinet and bagpipes sitting there,looking at me accusingly .