Burda: Asil Ensemble and Karima Skalli – 11th July 2015

Presented by Shubbak – A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture and Abu Dhabi Festival

11 July 2015 / 19:00

Moroccan singer Karima Skalli and the Asil Ensemble perform three Burdas – song cycles combining poetry and music, inspired by the greatest Arab composers and poets across the centuries.

A well known classical Burda with words from the 12th century poems of Al Busiri and the famous Nahj El Burda of Umm Kulthum join a new composition by oud virtuoso Mustafa Said, to words by contemporary Palestinian poet Tamim Barghouti

 

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