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Welcome and Introduction

Sunday, November 16, 3:00–3:10 p.m.

J. Kenneth Moore, Frederick P. Rose Curator in Charge, Department of Musical Instruments, MMA

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Trace the spiritual and musical journey of Ostad Elahi through his remarkable art of the tanbūr.

Part of Sunday at the Met—The Sacred Lute: The Art of Ostad Elahi.

Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.

Free with Museum admission

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A Nenbutsu Gathering at Ichiya, Kyoto, from the Illustrated Biography of the Monk Ippen and His Disciple Ta'a (Yugyô Shônin engi-e) (detail), late 14th century | 1975.268.35

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The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium and the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education are equipped with infrared sound enhancement systems (with headsets and neck loops). To obtain a headset or neck loop please ask an usher. Headsets and neck loops are available free of charge with identification. Real-time captioning is also available upon request.