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Iranian musicians to play in German band’s new album

Tehran, Some Iranian musicians playing various musical instruments, including tambourine, flute, santoor and dutar as well as a female actress will collaborate in the latest German band's album, the representative of the German music band said.

Mustafa Kabiri, producer and concert organizer of Schiller music band in Tehran said the head of the German band, Christopher von Deylen, is in Iran to record his new album.

Last week, Von Deylen recorded a track with Iranian pop singer Hojat Ashrafzadeh and some pieces played by prominent Iranian musicians and also a poem by the Iranian prominent poet, Hafiz recited by a female actress, Kabiri said.

He went on to say that in his second visit to Iran, Von Deylen visited the Tehran Museum of Music and became familiar with tambourine and flute and decided to use the Iranian instruments in his album.

The head of the German music band also made a decision to take advantage of two other Iranian musical instruments namely santoor and dutar, he said.

In their first trip to Iran, Von Deylen and his band performed in Tehran on December 10-15 and surprised the audience by playing a song called Berlin-Tehran, he said.

Now, the band is taking its activity in Iran to a new level, working with Iranian singers, musicians and a female actress, he added.

The band's recent album will be released internationally within the next few months.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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