The Middle East has always been a region in turmoil, but great art rarely arises from a place of peace and complacency. And while this part of the world is quite distant from European classical traditions, there have been many composers who have sought to unite the music of the East and West in ways that express the humanity we share in common. Indeed, we are truly more alike than we are different. Join us as we learn more about each other in a trek through A Musical Grand Bazaar.
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18. Fouzieh Majd – Dialogue 88: II. --- – Fouzieh Majd is a Persian ethnomusicologist and composer who currently resides in Tehran. She is noted for her efforts to gather and preserve Persian folk songs. She studied in England and France, and her music includes works for piano, string orchestra, and film.
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