The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Musical Encounters from the Lands of the Mughals – presented in collaboration with the Aga Khan Music Initiative

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Musical Encounters from the Lands of the MughalsIn the Footsteps of Babur
Homayun Sakhi, Afghan rubab
Rahul Sharma, santur
Salar Nader, tabla, zerbaghali
Sirojiddin Juraev, dutar, tanbur
Mukhtor Muborakqadomov, Badakhshani setar

This program features new music developed from an artistic collaboration supported by the Aga Khan Music Initiative. Inspired by visual images and literary descriptions of exuberant music-making in the Mughal courts, the Music Initiative brings together musicians from Afghanistan, India, and Tajikistan with the aim of merging their talents, traditions, and musical instruments to create new sounds.

This event is presented in collaboration with the Aga Khan Music Initiative, a program of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture.

via The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Musical Encounters from the Lands of the Mughals.

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