Middle Eastern Influences Playlists

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 12/14/2012

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Ahmet Ali Arslan

A modern Ney (or Kaval) & Guitar sound from Turkey.

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 12/07/2012

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Elena Goldstein

Music performed by the legendary Lebanese singer Fairuz.

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 11/30/2012

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Ahmet Ali Arslan

Zeybek dance music from eastern Turkey. A slow 9 beat cycle feel is the most characteristic feature of this song structure.

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 10/26/2012

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DJs: 
Ahmet Ali Arslan

Modern ishumar music of the Tuaregs - a nomadic group from Saharan Africa. Hosted by prospective DJ Elena Goldstein.

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 10/12/2012

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Xinyu Guan

Interview with multi-instrumentalist Bassam Saba, artistic director of the New York Arabic Orchestra, who will be performing at a concert at Miller Theater, Columbia University on Oct 24th, 2012, at 8 pm.

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 10/05/2012

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DJs: 
Ahmet Ali Arslan

An interview with the Turkish classical vocalist Ahmet Erdoğdular.

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 09/21/2012

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DJs: 
Ahmet Ali Arslan

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 09/14/2012

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Xinyu Guan

The sipsi, a little red clarinet, and the duduk, a double-reed woodwind instrument, of the Yayla pasturelands of Turkey.

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 08/31/2012

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DJs: 
Ahmet Ali Arslan

Cassette donated by Misha Masud.

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 08/24/2012

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DJs: 
Ahmet Ali Arslan