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Category: Iran

Friday, July 10th


Not able to travel? Your ears can.

Keyvan Kalhor (1963-, setar), live, Iran (Tehran), 5/21/20




random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)


reading table

To what shall I compare
this life of ours?
Even before I can say
it is like a lightning flash
or a dewdrop
it is no more.

—Sengai (1750–1837, Japanese Zen monk)

Monday, February 10th

sounds of Iran and Mali

Why not begin the week with something beautiful?

Kayhan Kalhor (1963-, kamancheh) and Toumani Diabaté (1965-, kora), live, Germany (Osnabrück), 2016




random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, 10/13/12

street music: outskirts of Tehran

Violinist, c. 2009

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