Poets Tell Tales

Poets Tell Tales (Sha‘iran qissa miguyand). 72 fabulous programmes based on the most important mathnavi poems in Persian, comprising declamation, narration and singing by the most famous artists of the time. Poems include: Vis o Ramin, Layli o Majnun, Khosrow o Shirin, and tales from Rumi’s grand mathnavi: Pire Changi, Musa o Khizr, etc. Good English translations of most of these poems are available and so these programmes can be made accessible in a completely bilingual fashion.

Date: 1965-1972
Duration: 1 hour

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