Music of Afghanistan:
Chaharbeiti Shomali

Ustad Amir Mohammad was from the Kucheh Kharabat, the musicians’ quarter in Kabul and was a very popular singer in Herat, where he was much in demand. Shomali refers to a densely populated region to the north of Kabul, in Parwan Province inhabited by both Dari and Pashto speakers. Chaharbeiti is a type of Persian language quatrain much used in the folk music of Afghanistan.

Ustad Amir Mohammad (vocal and harmonium), Rahim Khusnawaz (rubab), Gada Mohammad (dutar) and Fazal Ahmad (tabla).

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Music of Afghanistan: Chaharbeiti Shomali

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