Ajam Mixtape #9: Persian Poetry in Contemporary Music

The literary and musical traditions of the Persianate world are perhaps unique in that poetry is still closely associated with a variety of musical forms. Certain forms of Persian poems such as the ghazal and rubaiyat have their roots in musical accompaniment, and certain classical or folk traditions are known to consistently pair music and poetry.

Persian Poetry Contemporary Music

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Mixtape #9

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