World Music with Fargana Qasimova

Fargana Qasimova was born April 23, 1979 in Baku, Azerbaijan. She is the daughter of celebrated mugham (Azerbaijani classical music) singer, Alim Qasimov and has an exquisite vocal style. Her repertory includes mugham and lighter songs traditionally performed by ashiqs (minstrels) who often perform with a small ensemble. Fargana accompanies herself on daf (frame drum).

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