Saturday, 7 February 2009

Arabian Music

Battle” Song-Dance Forms of Arabia: Women’s Badawi and Men’s ‘Ardha
(Lecture in English)

Lisa Urkevich

With Sulaiman Al Mayouf and the Mayouf Band
Huda Ahmad’s Folklore Troupe
With Lead Chroegrapher: Altaf al-Ajeel

Monday, 9 February 2009 at 7:00 pm

Dr. Lisa Urkevich is a leading specialist in the music and artistic culture of the Arabian Peninsula. She is an associate professor of musicology and ethnomusicology and director of the Arabian Heritage Project at the American University of Kuwait. Named a Fulbright Scholar in 2003, Dr. Urkevich came to Kuwait to further her research and over the last few years she has made field recordings and documented findings on the music and musicians of Kuwait and neighbouring Gulf countries. Dr. Urkevich also spent four years in Saudi Arabia, studying the musicology for the region from Najd to Hijaz to Asir.

Worth watching and do give your comments on the concert in this blog

pls read detailed article published in the Kuwait Times

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