The National Youth Orchestra of Iraq plays with Scottish musicians
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Iraq youth orchestra to perform in Scotland

20 August 2012 Last updated at 11:36 BST

One of the world's newest orchestras will take to the Scottish stage for two concerts.

The National Youth Orchestra of Iraq was set up four years ago by a teenage musician who now lives in Scotland.

BBC Scotland's arts correspondent Pauline McLean reports on the prioject, which received assistance from the Scottish government and the British Council.