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‘Classical music returns, only to fade away’

‘Classical music returns, only to fade away’

LAHORE: On the last day of the All Pakistan Music Conference (APMC), the public mood was eager but slightly downcast; the four-day long musical journey was now coming to an end. The festival at the Alhamra Arts Council had drawn in crowds of devoted classical music listeners, some of those who would stay from beginning to the end of the concert.
Music festivals like APMC are a serious method of promoting classical music culture in the country. Considering that there are only a

Qazi slams Taliban for blowing up music shops

The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supported the Awami National Party (ANP) in renaming the Northwest Frontier Province (NWFP), said former Jamaat Islami leader Qazi Hussain Ahmed.
Addressing a gathering on Sunday, he said only ANP wanted to rename NWFP as Khyber Pukhtunkhawa (KP) and both the PPP and the PML-N supported this party. He said that the ANP was also involved in terrorism in Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s era in Khyber

Gaga buys back unreleased music

Fans eager to purchase unreleased Lady Gaga songs due to be auctioned online this month will be disappointed because the popular singer bought them back.
For an undisclosed amount Lady Gaga purchased six CDs and a DVD that her first manager, Bob Leone, was selling in the auction of nearly 860 celebrity items.
Some of the items were autographed and featured unreleased songs dating back to a 2002 demo recording when Lady Gaga was the shy teenager Stefani Germanotta. Minimum