Talk:Music of Uzbekistan

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Soviet ban on traditional music??[edit]

In the 1950s, Uzbek folk music became less popular, and the genre was barred from radio stations by the Soviets. They did not completely dispel the music. Although banned...

This is very unlikely. I have many hours of archive recordings of traditional shashmaqam music from the Uzbek state radio, featuring state honoured musicians like Yunus Rabaji, Faxriddin Sodiqov, etc.-- (talk) 23:45, 12 April 2015 (UTC)


Is there also an Uzbek traditional string instrument called qoboz? (talk) 23:19, 17 May 2016 (UTC)