Inside Tajikistan: A history of music and storytelling

We meet Tajik musicians holding on to their musical roots as they try to keep their centuries-old tradition alive.

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    Tajikistan has a rich history of music and storytelling that dates back to about a thousand years.

    Here is the latest report in our series from the Central Asian country as Al Jazeera visits a music school in the capital to find out more.

    Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports from Dushanbe.


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