The Music of the Arabic Renaissance


WHEN November 8, 2012
6:30-8:30 PM WHERE NYUAD Campus Garden, Abu Dhabi WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

During the 19th and early 20th centuries the 'Nahda' (‘Renaissance’) swept Egypt in a genuine intellectual and political awareness movement aspiring to push the Arab world forward into modernity. This program, mixing talk and performance, covers the music of the Arabic Renaissance and its relation to the political and social movements of the period.

Curated by: Neil van der Linden

  • Mustafa Said, with Accompaniment by Takht Al Emarat
  • Bassam Al Sattar, Qanun
  • Salah Allam, Riqq
  • Oussama Abdel Fattah, Percussion, Bass Oud

In Collaboration with

Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation

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