Introduction to Arabic Music

date Thursday, 21 June 2018 time 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

👤 Gretchen Clare 🏢 cove Dupont


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Egyptian instruments from the 19th century, including sagat. (Photo by Internet Archive Book Images.)

Learn about the basic instruments, scales, and rhythms of Arabic music, with a particular focus on Egypt. In addition to the basics, you’ll get to know the various genres of music found in the region, become familiar with famous composers and singers, and try your hand at playing sagat (finger cymbals). 


cove Dupont
1666 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Neighborhood: Dupont Circle

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