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Old 06-03-2013, 02:23 AM   #308
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The Shiraz-Persepolis Festival of Arts was an arts festival held annually from 1967 to 1977 in the Iranian city of Shiraz. Its creation was suggested by Queen and Empress of Iran Farah Pahlavi and sponsored by National Iranian Radio & Television. The festival included music, dance and theater, performed in the ruins of Persepolis, and attracted national and international artists...
In 1974, Afghan master musicians at the suggestion of Lloyd Miller appeared in Shiraz during the Shiraz Arts Festival. Lloyd Miller & Dr. Safvat hosted them and arranged for them to be on the program. Since only serious traditional ethnic music was presented at Shiraz, Miller & Safvat asked the musicians to play solos on their instruments. Here are solos on tambur and dilruba. The concert was taped by NIRT and a copy was obtained by NIRT affiliated Lloyd Miller and released as a video in 1979...“Come freely, go safely and leave something of the happiness you bring.” ..“I want you to believe in things that you cannot.”.. Denn die Todten reiten Schnell...
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