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Uzbek portal highlights great singer Bulbul and Azerbaijani symphonic mughams

Tashkent, February 4, AZERTAC

Uzbek portal “interpress.uz” has published an article highlighting great singer Bulbul and Azerbaijani symphonic mughams.

Headlined “Bulbul and creation of Azerbaijani symphonic mughams”, the article provides information about various names of mugham in the East such as magams, shashmagam, and the only symphonic mugham in Azerbaijan.

The article says that at the initiative of the research musical department headed by Bulbul, mughams performed by different singers were recorded during 1931-1943.

The article highlights friendship between Bulbul and Jamil Amirov and cooperation with his son Fikret Amirov. “In 1947-1948, Fikret Amirov composed “Shur” and “Kurd ovshari” symphonic mughams. These mughams were first performed on August 9, 1948 and gained great success,” the article says.

Gulu Kangarly

Special Correspondent

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