October 17, 2020 Jon will be joining Nebal Maysaud in conversation about Arabic Music during a 12 hour event to benefit Beirut. Details below.
Nebal is joined with guest scholar of several non-European traditions including extensive research on Arabic Music, Jon Silpayamanant. We’re going to discuss his growing bibliography of maqam research going back to al-Kindi in the 10th century, Arabic music’s relationship to other musical traditions, including Western European Classical, and his own background in music scholarship. Jon is the 2nd guest in Compose With Me’s A Marathon for Beirut – a 12-hour composition livestream benefit for Beirut. Learn more here:
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/633462937361590/