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"The Peace Chorus" to spread harmony along Silk Road

TEHRAN, Sept. 17 (Mehr News Agency) -- The Dariush Khajehnuri band is to perform its annual concert entitled "The Peace Chorus" in five capital cities located on the ancient Silk Road beginning in Iran and ending in China.

Dariush Khajehnuri believes that music is the messenger of friendship and peace. The concert will first be performed at Tehran's National Grand Hall on October 25 and 26.

The band will include Khajehnuri and his brother Mohammad Ali, the veteran setar virtuoso Jalal Zolfonun and the dotar virtuoso Hossein Samandari. Vocalist, Abdollah Amini will sing some of Iran's regional works and the Indian musician, Darshan Anand will perform pieces which are fusions of Persian and Indian music.

"Horizon", "Rudaki", "Peace" and "Loneliness" are among the pieces that the band has composed specially for these performances, some parts of which are in English and others in Persian.

... Payvand News - 9/18/07 ... --

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