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Mugham: Spiritual Music of Azerbaijan

Mugham, the indigenous classical music of Azerbaijan, belongs to a transnational tradition of urban classical or court music that flourished in the great cultural centers of North Africa, the Middle East, West Asia, and Central Asia beginning more than a millennium ago. Mugham and its cognate repertoires are all regionally specific but represent what is at root a common musical language. Produced in collaboration with the Aga Khan Music Initiative, a program of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture.