Ancient legacies

Hear about an American punk rocker who decided to help preserve the ancient tradition of Sufi and Christian chanting from Aleppo, Syria in this “Fresh Air” interview. The first chant is very unusual and intriguing. You can hear it at about the 1 minute mark in the recording.

 

You can get a feeling for the city in this video, which I found on the UNESCO site:

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