The Voice of the Kemenche: an Intro to the Middle Eastern Maqam

Presented by Karen Richards.

Karen will introduce the Middle Eastern modal scale called Maqam. Students are welcome to bring an instrument (strings or wind, no percussion). A brief history of the kemenche (a category of stringed bowed musical instruments from the Eastern Mediterranean) and its role in music along the Romany trail will be presented.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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