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Musiqa from Al-Andalus

March 2, 2011 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm



Presented by Catalina Maria Johnson, with commentary and musical demonstration by Professor Wanees Zarour, this musically-illustrated lecture focuses on the beautiful, complex Arab-Andalusian music that developed in the medieval courts of Seville, Granada, and Cordoba during the golden age of Muslim and Arab rule in Spain (711-1492 AD). Catalina Maria Johnson is a public radio program writer and host/producer. Wanees Zarour, a Palestinian musician/composer, is currently lecturer and director of the Middle East Music Ensemble at the University of Chicago. He also teaches Middle Eastern music at the Old Town School of Folk Music as well as other educational institutions.


March 2, 2011
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Instituto Cervantes
31 W. Ohio St.
Chicago, IL United States
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