Ramzi Aburedwan in Ramallah - late 20th Century

from Everything is connected : the power of music, page 94:

In Ramallah, after the Jordanian musician left, Ramzi continued to spend hours with his viola every day, playing Oriental melodies that he knew by heart from listening to his grandfather’s radio. Later the same year a group of musicians from an American chamber music festival came to Ramallah to perform and teach at the conservatory, now known as the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music. The chamber music concert they played was the first Ramzi had ever heard and his first experience of Western classical music. Oriental musicians, when playing in a group, always played the same melody …   more >>
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Daniel Barenboim, and Elena Cheah (ed.), Everything is connected : the power of music (:London, 2008), p. 94. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1406064645998 accessed: 24 May, 2022

location of experience: Ramallah

Listeners

Ramzi Aburedwan
Musician
1979-

Listening to

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Western classical music performed by American chamber musicians

Experience Information

Date/Time late 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:30:46 +0100
Approved on Mon, 18 Jan 2016 17:14:06 +0000