When Begum Akhtar traveled to Pakistan in 1971 she made one of her greatest recordings. Hear her sing these classic ghazals written by the legendary Urdu poets Mirza Ghalib (1797-1869) and Faiz Ahmed Faiz (1911-1984).
- Bas ke dushwaar hai (Ghalib)
- Ah ko chaye ek umer (Ghalib)
- Chasm-e-maigoon zara (Faiz)
- Sham-e-firaq ab na pooch (Faiz)
- Phir mujhe deeda-e tar yaad aaya (Ghalib)
As an added bonus she sings the popular dadra in raga Desh: Chha rahi kali ghata.
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