Choir project - Arabic songs with Samir Mansour
Fri, 26.07.2019,17-20 h - Sat, 27.07.2019, 10-13 and 14-16 h
Samir Mansour (Syria/Germany)
Samir Mansour originates from Damaskus (Syria) and is now living for 20 years in Germany. The virtuous oud player studied tuba and kanun and is the director of the German-Arabian HiwarChoir in Stuttgart. He is a musician that touches throughout his heartfelt nature, and moreover, he is a subtle ambassador of the Oriental culture.
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Samir starts his workshop with a short introduction into Oriental songs. In the course of this workshop the participants learn some of the popular songs from different Arabian countries (for example Syria, Libanon, Irak, Sudan, Egypt and North Africa) and get a good overview about the different styles. Most of these songs are unisonous.
Samir accompanies the choir with oud or drum. Next to the choir project, in the workshop “Drum Your Song”, the same pieces will be arranged and rehearsed. The choir and the drumming group will join for 1,5 hours and together they will discover the whole dynamics of Arabian songs.
On Saturday, the 27.07. at 18.00 p.m., a common performance will take.
If desired, Samir can provide the participants with notes and song texts before the workshop starts.
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