You just listened to a minute of a ghazal called ‘Zahid Ne’ by Abida Parveen. You will hopefully remember from earlier in this Minute of Listening collection that ghazal is a very old form of love poetry, said to have originated from 7th century Arabic poetry, which means this kind of poetry is more than a thousand years old! When you listened, did you notice that the piece sounded much more modern...
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