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Womad Festival 2005

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 06 August 2005

Recorded at the 2005 WOMAD world music festival in Reading, a performance by Farida and the Iraqi Maqam Ensemble. Iraq has one of the richest of Arab classical music traditions, and Farida, a graduate of the Baghdad Music Institute, is acclaimed as one of its leading exponents.

Introduced by Lucy Duran.

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