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Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali

London27 Mar 201718:30 - 20:00 GMT

Rizwan-Muazzam Group are the nephews of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, the best known singer of Qawwali music.

A form of worship in Sufism, the mystical branch of Islam, Qawwali music is an act of devotion in which hypnotic repetition induces a state of ecstasy. Backed by traditional instruments like harmonium and tabla, the brothers’s rich voices soar, pushed onwards by pulsing music and rhythmic hand claps.

Presented by the Barbican in association with Asian Arts Agency
Part of a UK tour produced and managed by Asian Arts Agency

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London27 Mar 201718:30 - 20:00 GMT
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