Topic: Musical worlds

Screenshot from a video by Laxmi Dubey  (source: YouTube/Laxmi Dubey/Screenshot)

Hindu nationalism in India

India's hate-filled "saffron pop"

Kurdish singer Aynur Dogan performing live on stage in Cologne, Germany, June 2014 (photo: Raimond Spekking/ CC BY-Sa 4.0 (via Wikimedia Commons))

Album review: Aynur Dogan’s "Hedur"

Finding solace in the sounds of home

Lebanese singer Fairuz (photo: Jospeh Eid /AFP/Getty Images)

Lebanese singer Fairuz

The "grande dame" of Arab music turns 85

Tunisian singer Emel Mathlouthi (photo: Ebru Yildiz)

Album review: Emel Mathlouthi's "The Tunis Diaries"

Beauty born of lockdown

Musician and ney virtuoso Kudsi Erguner (source: YouTube)

Album review: Kudsi Erguner's “La Melancolie Royale”

Ney music with a mission

Matthias Wagner, founder and director of the Oriental Summer Academy (photo: Dorothee Philipp)

On the death of Matthias Wagner, founder of the Oriental Summer Academy

Mecca of Arab music in south-western Germany

Deceased Iranian singer Mohammad Reza Shajarian (photo: Tasnim)

Obituary: Iranian singer Mohammad Reza Shajarian

The voice of the poets

Janto Djassi (photo: Kaaha Farah)

Groupe RTD

Energy and rhythm from Djibouti to the world

Naima Shalhoub (photo: Tarik Kazaleh)

Album review: Naima Shalhoub's "Siphr"

Juxtaposing harsh realities with bright hope

Groupe RTD (photo: Janto Djassi)

Album review: Groupe RTD's "The Dancing Devils of Djibouti"

Foot-tapping fusion

Concert given by the Morgenland All Star Band (photo: Andy Spyra/laif)

16th Morgenland Festival Osnabruck

A virtual journey of sound across the Balkans

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