IRAQI MUSIC: AN OVERVIEW

SAMER ALMASHALL

12 October 2019, 7 PM - 8 PM

Iraqi music critic Samer Almashall will present a historical overview of Iraqi music and its most significant creative episodes from the twentieth century until nowadays. Moreover, he will present excerpts of the musical genres from different Iraqi regions, shedding light onto Iraq's singing icons who were able to construct a discourse with Arab audiences. The session will feature composer Kawkan Hamzah, who is considered a pioneer of Iraqi musical modernity.

This session is part of Iraqisms, a series of artistic and cultural events, organised by Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung - Beirut Office in partnership with Dar El-Nimer for Arts and Culture and curated by Rasha Salah.

Language: Arabic | Limited Seats

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