Saturday, August 13, 2011
Classical Iranian Music Gets a New Audience
VOAVideo: Classical Iranian Music Gets a New Audience
Few in the West have heard its authentically Persian sound, but now the classical, Persian stringed instrument known as a kamancheh is being heard in an unlikely place - the mid-western U.S. state of Ohio. An Iranian-American musician is resurrecting the kamancheh's ancient sound - the hard way - and introducing it to a whole new audience.