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Arabic Language Through Music - World Arabic Language Day Celebration

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Date(s) - 12/10/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC)

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WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Celebrate World Arabic Language Day at SQCC featuring a lecture on “Arabic Language through Music”, traditional music, and reception.

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Celebrate World Arabic Language Day at SQCC featuring a lecture on “Arabic Language through Music”, traditional music, and reception.

Professor Anne K. Rasmussen, Bickers Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, former SQCC research fellow and founding director of the Middle Eastern Music Ensemble weaves stories, images, and live demonstration of her field research and performance of Arab music on three continents to highlight the ways that the Arabic language is used to describe music. The presentation will also incorporate a performance of traditional Arabic songs and instrumental music with Dr. Rasmussen playing the Qanun, Mr. Laith Alattar playing the ʿud and singing, and percussionist Ms. Sanam Analoui accompanying.

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