Reviving Afghan music

New school aims to reinstate musical traditions made illegal under Taliban rule.

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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