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Funky, soulful transcendence...

One of my favorite songs, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s “My Heart, My Life” represents a universality embedded in the qawwali music of Pakistan. This was recorded with collaborator and respected producer Michael Brook …


Introducing Tanya Wells

Consider yourself introduced to Tanya Wells, a London-based singer/songwriter who dabbles in folk, soul and almost anything in between. Prepare to be blown away by Tanya’s enchanting vocals on her cover of Mun Kunto Maula’ ( a traditional Manqabat Qawwali song), as she croons over a majestic backdrop, of warm tabla, daf drums and a soft guitar pluck. 91 more words

Tanya Wells

Qawwali Music : A Persian poetry of Amir Khusro

A Beautiful Farsi poem of Hazrat Amir Khusrow (RA),

Bakhubi Hamchu Mah Tabinda Bashi“.

Jaffah Hussain Khan Qawwal performed the qawwali song in his traditonal classical Indian music style. 149 more words

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Harvard Course on Ismaili Ginans & Muslim Devotional Literature by Dr. Ali Asani

Harvard University is offering a brand new course by Professor Ali Asani on Muslim Devotional Literature in South Asia, featuring the study of the Ismaili Ginans in their historical, cultural, and devotional contexts. 835 more words

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Worldbuilding Music, Part One: Culture and Society.

This post – and the next few – are a slight change from my usual writing, in that I’m talking about my other big hobby of worldbuilding, and how worldbuilders can engage with music. 2,042 more words


Bada lutf thha jab kunwaare thhe ham tum

This article is written by Avinash Scrapwala, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. 1,631 more words

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An Evening of Sufi Music

I enjoyed an evening of Sufi music at the TDM hall the other day. The concert was organized by the Bank Employees Arts Movement (BEAME) in association with Ernakulam Karayogam, and entry was free. 69 more words