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Setar and Cello Improvisations

Setar and Cello ImprovisationsSetar and Cello Improvisations

The 2nd Show of Hands Festival, a special event on solo improvisations is underway at Niavaran Cultural Center in north Tehran.
According to, where tickets are available, on Monday setar player Ali Boustan from Iran and cellist Anja Lechner from Germany will stage their solo improvisations.
Boustan will introduce shurangiz, a new Iranian musical instrument which is a member of the lute family and was developed under the supervision of acclaimed tar and setar virtuoso and composer Hossein Alizadeh.


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