“Mr President”you should know about the significance of this song in the context of the Jasmine Resolution (see here for instance: ARAB CLASSICAL MUSICChapter 6 and powerpointKnow basic info about the following terms/concepts (essentially, know what they mean/entail):QanunNayTakht ensembleFirqa ensemble (what and when?)TaqasimSamaiTarabSettings: where was it used to be performed. What are the elements that are shared among most classical/art musical traditions? (see powerpoint)Listening: Track 12 “Samai”Identify: genre, settings (where?), instrumentation, iqaUMM KULTHUMChapter 8, powerpoint, and reading on history of Egypt(Gamal Abdel Nasser)(Sphinx of Giza and Kulthum)Inta Omri: when was it composed? why is it famous?Kulthum and Nationalism in 1967-69First Thursday of the month concertsImportance of Radio for Umm Kulthum’s careerLong-paragraph topicKulthum and Tarab(see p. 115 from the textbook and the following sources: (starting at 4:40; copy and paste the link, as it does not work with direct click). Listening: Textbook CD Tracks 20-22 “Aruh Li Min”
Identify: genre (art, religious, etc), context (where?), instrumentation (name
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- Spring '19
- Gamal Abdel Nasser, Arabic music, Arabic pop music