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Music of Pakistan: music of Balouchistan ep.2/2

A documentary directed by .

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The Baloutchi peo­ple occupy a vast ter­ri­tory cov­er­ing half of west­ern Pak­istan. Faith­ful to their atavism of nomads, the Baloutchis wan­der the fron­tier zones of Afghanistan, the Iran­ian Kho­rasan, and the Per­sian Gulf. Their lan­guage and cus­toms bear wit­ness of their Aryan ori­gins. Hav­ing con­verted to Islam very early, the Baloutchis have remained faith­ful to this reli­gion. This film is a voy­age through the twi­light of their world, spend­ing long stages with black makranie eth­nic groups on the coast, as well as with the moun­tain der­viches. Their tra­di­tion of tran­sic exor­cism is shown here dur­ing noc­tur­nal cer­e­monies. How­ever, it is always the magic of music and the charm of the musi­cian which oper­ates in this coun­try. Here the music is filmed for the first time in its orig­i­nal form, at the sight of spon­ta­neous manifestations.


Extraits musiques du film — CD 3 & 4


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