Vocalists Alireza Qorbani from Iran and Alim Qasimov from Azerbaijan have sung a duet of “Rababi” featuring a poem by the Persian mystic and poet Jalal ad-Din Rumi.
According to The ECO Cultural Institute, quoting ISNA, the two vocalists have sung both in Persian and Azerbaijani together in the song composed by Hesam Naseri.
A number of Iranian and international musicians have also collaborated in the project. Mahan Mirarab played guitar and his performance was recorded in Austria, and bass guitar was performed by Dara Darai.
Alim Qasimov is a singer from the Republic of Azerbaijan who won the IMC Award from UNESCO in 1999. In the past years, he has had various collaborations with world music artists. Alireza Ghorbani is also one of the Iranian music singers who has participated in several international projects.