3 November, 2022
We are deeply honoured to welcome Professor Mark Kligman, Herb Alpert School of Music, University of California, USA, to lead a session of the ART in Interfaith Contexts Reading Group.
Here are the details of this fascinating session.
Topic: Judaism and Islam: Shared Music and Prayer
Abstract: Syrian Jews lived in Aleppo, Damascus, and surrounding areas for thousands of years. At many levels in their religious life Syrian Jews have interacting with the surrounding Arab Culture. Even after migration from Syrian these Jews still retain religious cultural and musical practices that are kept active. This presentation will show how Syrian Jews in Brooklyn make use of Arab melodies and aesthetics in their liturgical music for the Sabbath. Audio examples and video will provide an interactive experience.
Speaker: Professor Mark Kligman, Herb Alpert School of Music, University of California, USA.
Chair: Dr Merav Rosenfeld-Hadad, University of Cambridge, UK.
Date: 3 November, 2022
Time: 18:00-19:00 GMT | 19:00-20:00 CET | 11:00-12:00 PT | 14:00-15:00 ET
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