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Zikrayat: Arab Music and Dance

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Add to Calendar 18-11-2012 18-11-2012 15 Zikrayat: Arab Music and Dance Led by violinist Sami Abu Shumays, Zikrayat (translates as "memory") specializes in smoky, evocative music from mid-20th century Egyptian cinema. Shumays, who studied both Western classical music and Arabic maqam, and the other members of Zikrayat, combine Arabic instruments like the nay (end-blown flute) and buzuq (long-necked flute) with violin and percussion to produce their own take on forgotten Egyptian films. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=119859 Flushing Town Hall true DD/MM/YYYY
November 18, 2012
2:15pm
Flushing Town Hall
Flushing
Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
$12; $8 children

Description: Led by violinist Sami Abu Shumays, Zikrayat (translates as "memory") specializes in smoky, evocative music from mid-20th century Egyptian cinema. Shumays, who studied both Western classical music and Arabic maqam, and the other members of Zikrayat, combine Arabic instruments like the nay (end-blown flute) and buzuq (long-necked flute) with violin and percussion to produce their own take on forgotten Egyptian films.

Address: 137-35 Northern Blvd.
Flushing, NY 11354
Phone: 718-463-7700
Website: flushingtownhall.org

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