For the last thirty-five years, this official anthem has been played every time the conference of Muslim states was held anywhere in the world.
While listening to this official statement of Muslim revival (more eloquent and authentic than many academic writings), one cannot fail to recognize two contrasts:
- The music is reminiscent of Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Western classics. Orchestra is distinctly modern
- Yet, the Islamic theme becomes evident somehow – inexplicably, the music reminds you of the Quran itself (just like the poetry of Iqbal or Rumi)
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