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These days, many Afghan musicians play. رباب For audiences, especially in London, Paris, Berlin and New York.
No one knows how well these musicians are or have been cared for, but it is a pity that they only perform in exile or in exile, while the country in which their voice is characterized. There are many layers of restrictions.
After the 1979 revolution, there was a crackdown on music and the arts, especially in the performing arts. Hundreds of Iranian musicians fled or chose to leave the West, where they are performing. This is the next generation that plays music now, but completely unaware of the real situation that made this kind of music possible. The constant interaction between the Iranian and Central Asian regions has led to tremendous development. Many forms of music in this area, along with instruments, have changed dramatically and can now only relate to the original sound, removed twice.
One theory says that Anthem Prepared from رباب With the decline of the central monarchy in India over the last two centuries, it is possible that borders will become insecure. The first symptoms. رباب Acceptance can be traced back to the eighteenth century. His voice was adapted to the microtunes that could be expressed by playing his strings. But it would be unfair to attribute it to any one individual. This process will involve the great minds of musicians, who will be influenced by many creative desires.
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, a well-known Indian. Anthem The player, and his son, who also plays the instrument, proudly associate Bangash with his name, emphasizing his Afghan or Central Asian descent. Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan, the father of Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, was also considered a significant influence on classical music in the early part of the twentieth century. He turned around. Anthem In a tool that can be used comfortably. راگڑی.
Musical sound culture changes as you cross the Indus River to improve the sound of music. شروتی Dominates. Of اتنک Or the sound of stockato رباب More fluids are made from the introduction of microtones to suit the specific music appetite of the area. Another teacher. Anthem, Ustad Allauddin Khan formed an orchestra in Mehr – a medal of indigenous musical instruments – and played it as a departure from tradition, which drew attention to the linear melodic development under the singer’s leadership. With increasing European influence, instruments began to take on a more independent role than the evolution of theater music and later talkies.
Ustad Allauddin Khan also became part of the group that toured Europe, led by Uday Shankar, and brought European sonic culture to the fore. In many ways, Ade Shankar influenced Western dance and incorporated its more dramatic intensity into local dance to create polyglot ballet.
It was during these orchestral arrangements that Ustad Allauddin Khan saw a young Ravi Shankar who wanted to play instruments as part of the orchestra. He was told that if he wanted to be a serious instrumentalist, he had to focus on one instrument and complete the art of playing it. Ravi Shankar did the same and honored his satar playing skills in the presence of the children of two of the greatest musicians: Ali Akbar Khan and Annapurna Devi, Ustad Allauddin Khan.
Historically, Afghan musicians have moved between the Pashtun region of Afghanistan and Pakistan, depending on the situation on both sides of the Durand Line. With the turn of events in Afghanistan, many of them have left the country to perform in the West. It seems that in an effort to survive, the sound of Afghan music will be heard far from its homeland.
The author is a Lahore based culture critic.