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Abdulla Majnun

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Abdulla Majnun

Abdulla Majnun has been played on NTS shows including Throwing Shade, with Rak Muqam : Muqaddima first played on 28 January 2017.

Abdulla Majnun is a Muqam master from Xinjiang. He learned the classical Uyghur Twelve Muqam suites in his native Khotan, an old city on the southern edge of the Taklamakan Desert, first studying with family members and subsequently apprenticing himself to Khotan’s leading musicians. He performs on three different long-necked Central Asian lutes: the traditional tanbur and dutar, and his own innovation, the extraordinary double-necked diltar, which is both bowed and plucked.

Abdulla Majnun’s adopted name means “crazy lover”, denoting intoxication or infatuation,…

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