Film, Video Rahim AlHaj Trio: Middle Eastern Music from New Mexico
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- Rahim AlHaj Trio: Middle Eastern Music from New Mexico
- The Rahim AlHaj Trio features traditional middle eastern music on the oud (Arabic lute) and antour (hammered dulcimer).
- July 28, 2016
- - Issa Malluf is a Palestinian-American native of New Mexico. Originally self-taught, Issa has become a highly skilled and internationally recognized specialist in Middle Eastern, Arabic, and North African percussion.
- - Sourena Sefati was born in Ramsar, Iran, and started playing santour (hammered dulcimer) at age 11. He won the award for best composer of Iranian music at Art University in 2006 and served as instructor at Art University and Elmi-Karbordi University in Tehran from 2008 to 2014. Sourena moved to the United States in 2014, and teaches Iranian music in Albuquerque.
- - Rahim AlHaj was born in Baghdad, Iraq and began playing the oud (Arabic lute) at age nine. He moved to the US in 2000 as a political refugee and has resided in Albuquerque, New Mexico, ever since. Rahim has performed around the globe and is considered one of the finest oud players in the world. His compositions evoke the experience of exile from his homeland and of new beginnings in his adopted country. In 2015 Rahim was awarded the National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowship.
- American Folklife Center: https://www.loc.gov/folklife/
- African & Middle Eastern Division: https://www.loc.gov/rr/amed/
- 1 hours 7 minutes 55 seconds
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