Leyli and Majnun (Saboohi, Ehsan)

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Publisher. Info. Ehsan Saboohi
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Work Title Leyli and Majnun
Alternative. Title Leyli and Majnun for Saboohi's Oud solo
Composer Saboohi, Ehsan
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IES 10
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 2012
First Performance. Marina Toshich
First Publication. 2012
Dedication to Marina Toshich
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Oud

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  • "Leyli and Majnun" is an immortal love story sometimes compared to "Romeo and Juliet" though it predates Shakespeare in oral tradition by more than 1,000 years. Today, it is still one of the most popular epics of the Middle East and Central Asia among Arabs, Azerbaijanis, and, of course Iran.