Program #CULT018. Recorded in Karachi Pakistan.
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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