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Reviving Afghan music

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Published on Jun 14, 2010

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It was illegal to listen to or make 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.

[June 14, 2010]

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