Friday, 6 January 2012

The Feast of the Three Kings from Persia: How Times Have Changed

Just where exactly the Magi came from is uncertain, as far as I can tell. But it would seem that at least some of them were astronomers from Persia. Therefore on this feast day , it is appropriate to take a look at the Persian tradition through the lense of music by Albert Ketèlby, whose In a Persian Market celebrates it.

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