Turkey's Call To Prayer Singers Offered Lessons
LYNN NEARY, host:
Good morning. I'm Lynn Neary.
The Muslim call to prayer can be hauntingly beautiful in a city like Istanbul, home to 3,000 mosques. But sometimes the call is not pitch-perfect.
(Soundbite of Muslim call to prayer)
NEARY: So, the head of religious affairs, in Istanbul, set up voice classes for the city's tuneless muezzins and imams. One other solution, connect by radio to a mosque where the imam can sing. It's MORNING EDITION.
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