Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Music blogging from Palestine

Read about music making on the West Bank in Simon Hewitt Jones' blog, and see the video of the Queen of the Night aria sung in Arabic, with traditional Arab instruments. The picture above is from the blog, and shows audience members taking their seats at Ramallah’s Cultural Palace for a concert violinist Simon played in. Ramallah has featured in the news in the past week in connection with the dreadful kidnapping of BBC journalist Alan Johnston.

Now read about Lebanon - a war of our time
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1 comment:

Pliable said...

There's quite an echo around here.