2/2. Sam Farah explores the character of Syria through its rich musical heritage.
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2/2. Central bus station music and ancient music of Jerusalem.
1/2. Including music from Noa, Palestinian rap group Dam and central bus station music.
An unprecedented chance to discover musical life in Iran.
2/2. Andy Kershaw meets one of Iraq's top performers, Ilham Al-Madfai.
1/2. Andy Kershaw explores Iraq and its music.
2/2. Simon Broughton travels across Iran meeting leading musicians from rural areas.
1/2. Spike fiddle player Kayhan Kalhor leads an ensemble in classic Persian music.