Global Oud Forum – Episode 6

EPISODE VI Virtual World Premiere Sat, 12 June at 8 pm UAE Episode 6 consists of performances by Necati Celik of Turkey, Hisham Errish of Libya, Hashem Qallaf of Kuwait and Zain Al-Marhabi of Saudi Arabia. The featured report sheds light on the works of Ya'aqoub Jasim, a luthier from Kuwait. This episode highlight excerpts...

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Global Oud Forum 2021

Global Oud Forum 2021 25 May until 15 June 2021 Virtual world premiere A new series brings an ancient instrument to a growing global audience through talks and performances with the musicians, craftsmen and musicologists who make up the thriving contemporary oud scene. Seven episodes organised by Iraqi oud master Naseer Shamma and produced by...

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Global Oud Forum 2021

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Global Oud Forum – Episode 7

EPISODE VI Virtual World Premiere Tue, 15 June at 8 pm UAE The final episode is with artist Naseer Shamma, with his input on the idea behind the Global Oud Forum and highlights on its goals and aspirations, commentary on everyone who participated in the forum, including researchers, musicians, and Oud makers. Additionally he presents...

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Global Oud Forum – Episode 7

الحلقة الختامية مع الفنان نصير شمّه متحدثاً عن فكرة مشروع ملتقى العود العالمي 2021 ومناقشاً أهدافه وتطلعاته ، بالإضافة لتقديمه ثلاث مقطوعات موسيقية خلال الحلقة، شاكراً كل من شارك في الملتقى من باحثين وموسيقيين وصناع العود. تجدون النوتات الموسيقية في القسم المخصص له في هذا الكتيب وتستطيعون تحميل أي نوتة تم عزفها في الملتقى. MEET...

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‘Wajd’ by Marwan Fagi

Virtual World Premiere Abu Dhabi
Virtual Event

A tenor with a warm, intimate voice and hailing from Mecca, singer and composer Marwan Fagi presents a performance that reflects a deeply spiritual message. His art stems from his intensely emotional spirit merged with his natural talent to deliver impeccable performances.

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‘A Dreamer’s Serenade’ by Tamtam

Virtual World Premiere Abu Dhabi
Virtual Event

Representing the new generation of Saudi artists, singer and songwriter Tamtam, with her exceptional vocal abilities, performs enthralling spiritual songs celebrating the values shared by all religions, in a performance titled of A Dreamer’s Paradise.

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‘Prayer’ by Mayssa Karaa

Virtual World Premiere Abu Dhabi
Virtual Event

Returning to Abu Dhabi Festival after her memorable 2015 performance, Lebanese-American Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Mayssa Karaa presents Doua’a (Prayer), delivering a message of hope that expresses her belief in the deep connection between humans and religion. Accompanied by renowned chanter Javed Ali, she will perform a masterpiece from Sufi heritage and Eastern spiritual chanting calling for tolerance, peace and love.

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‘A Call for Love’ by Sheikh Mahmoud Al Tohamy

Virtual World Premiere Abu Dhabi
Virtual Event

A Call for Love is a performance of Fusha Arabic music featuring Sheikh Mahmoud Al Tohamy, the leading spiritual chanter in Egypt and the world, accompanied by Mohamed Tarek and Wael El Fashny. The performance draws inspiration from Arabic tradition and world heritage, presented in a contemporary format. Preserving the tone of the traditional style, the performance evolves Fusha to infuse it with the ever-evolving values of humanity, highlighting cross-cultural aesthetics that tie the past, present and future.

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