“When invented, Music has only gained its value and assets from being the spirit means for approaching God. For this reason, I want my music to remain the spirit of humanity through expansion and extension of the human soul”

Naseer Shamma

A quote from Naseer Shamma – an exceptional Iraqi lute player.

Some time ago – we had a visitor from Iraq at the cafe – ( he came to find out about the Linux distros available ) – while talking I mentioned that I knew the Iraqi lute player, Nasee Shamma. He said he knew him very well – since they were childhood friends back in Iraq.

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