Middle Eastern and near Mediterranean Percussion: Styles and Techniques

Middle Eastern and near Mediterranean Percussion: Styles and Techniques

  • Folk
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  • Instrumental
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  • School of Music workshop
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A seminar that will take its audience on a journey through the sounds and rhythms of the percussion instruments used in the Middle East and the Mediterranean regions. During this workshop George Lernis will go over the origin, styles and techniques of those instruments by demonstrating and performing: Darbuka (Doumbek), Riq (Arabic tambourine), Bendir (frame drum), Daire (frame drum with cymbals), Kashiks (wooden spoons), Zills (finger cymbals) and more.

Please bring your own instrument. There will be a limited number of instruments to borrow.

This workshop runs for two hours.

Please note: The Passim School of Music is located at 26 Church St. Cambridge, MA. Classrooms are located on the third floor and, unfortunately, we do not have an elevator.

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