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22-11-10, 15:55
London Uyghur Ensemble concert at the Manchester University

Venue details:

Thursday 25th November 2010 13:10

Vocalist: Rahima Mahmut

The traditional music and dance of the Central Asian Uyghurs: thrilling vocals are accompanied by long-necked lutes, spike fiddle and frame drum. This easternmost example of maqām, with its ‘limping’ rhythms and ecstatic poetry, is deeply imbued with the Sufi ethos.

Venue: The Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall, Manchester

Admission Price: FREE

The University of Manchester

For further information, please visit :

http://www.arts.manchester.ac.uk/martinharriscentre/mhceventspage.php?eventid=874

http://www.uyghurensemble.co.uk/en-html/events.html