The Nowrooz Maqam
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The Maqaami music, aka Maqaam, is a form of traditional music found in the Middle East & Central Asia.
In 2003, The United Nations declared the Maqaami Music a vocal masterpiece & a spiritual heritage of humanity.
In this documentary, we’ll get to know more about a famous figure in Persian Maqaami music in the eve of Persian New Year.
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