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14 Jun 2010 09:06 GMT | Arts & Culture, Asia, Afghanistan
It was illegal to listen to or compose music in Afghanistan just a decade ago.
But a new generation is now being taught to embrace the art.
The new National Institute of Music aims to revive long-neglected musical traditions and to perhaps one day create the country's first symphony orchestra.
AL Jazeera's Hoda Abdel Hamid reports from Kabul, the Afghan capital.
Source: Al Jazeera
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