Our end of summer term lecture was delivered by maestro and vocalist Dr. Mustafa Ahmed who gave an overview of Arabic music on Oud and percussion. Students were introduced to the principles of Arabic maqam, its origins and development, Arabic percussion and to the main differences between western and Arabic musical systems. Led by the […]
Pedro Martins, our Hedayet intensive student, has been learning oriental music at Hedayet as his elective course for the total immersion programme at Hedayet since Summer 2016. The course has deepened his understanding of the long history of Arabic music in the region.