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Iranian classical music - Kayhan Kahor

1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 01 December 2001

Simon Broughton presents a special programme from Iran. Although popular music has been surpressed since the Islamic Revolution of 1979, Iran's classical music has flourished, with the full support of the government. Spike fiddle player Kayhan Kalhor leads an ensemble in some classic pieces of Persian music, performing in a home in Teheran.

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Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Simon Broughton in Iran

    Simon Broughton in Iran

  • Traditional music of Iran

    Traditional music of Iran


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