Yes, that new young audience really does exist


This youthful dervish of the Naqshbandi order was in the groove at the concert by Sheikh Hassan Dyck, Ali Keeler and Muhabbat Caravan at the Museé Batha in Fez during the Sufi Culture Festival. As Benjamin Britten proved, everybody - irrespective of faith, virtue, education, experience or age - can make music.

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Bodie said…
Are you familiar with Christopher Small's article/book, Musicking? He proposes a similar idea, that all of the activities involved in putting on a musical event can be seen as taking part in that event, i.e. musicking.

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