Parisian artist Bibi Tanga and his Selenites recently performed on WNYC's Soundcheck. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Iran's Mohammad Reza Shajarian, a superstar of Persian classical music, walks onstage to perform with his son Homayoun and the Ava Ensemble to a largely Iranian audience at the Orpheum Theater in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 2008. Heinz Ruckemann/UPI Photo / Landov hide caption

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Group Inerane. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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