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Sounds of South Asia Series: Music and dance at the court in Kabul

March 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

£5 - £10

Music and dance at the court in Kabul – reimagining classical forms

From the late 19th century to the early 20th century the rulers in Kabul (known as Amirs) were great music lovers and patrons of music. The lecture-recital explores the changing role of the Lareh repertoire under the changing Amirs of the period. The concert forms part of a week-long residency for Ensemble Zohra, the first-ever all female orchestra of Afghanistan.

Performers

John Baily, rubab

Veronica Doubleday, daireh

Tabla player from Ensemble Zohra

Sadie Harrison, composer/arranger

Ensemble Zohra

Programme 

A Lareh played on rubab

Classical rag played on rubab

A Lareh arranged by Sadie Harrison

A Lareh style dance, with full costume

Kushti tu mara and Namure Leili Jan– Two traditional songs in Dari (Afghan Persian)

 

Details

Date:
March 13
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
£5 - £10
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Website:
https://www.ticketsoxford.com/whats-on/all-shows/music-and-dance-at-the-court-in-kabul/

Organizer

Faculty of Music
Phone:
01865 (2)76133
Email:
events@music.ox.ac.uk
Website:
www.music.ox.ac.uk/events/

Venue

Holywell Music Room
Holywell Street
Oxford, OX1 3SD United Kingdom
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