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    Reviving Afghan music

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

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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]