Bowdoin Middle Eastern Ensemble: Music from the Arabic and Ottoman Turkish Traditions

The Bowdoin Middle Eastern Ensemble, directed by Eric LaPerna and Amos Libby, on April 27 presented classical and contemporary music from the Arabic and Ottoman Turkish traditions.

The ensemble performs on traditional Middle Eastern musical instruments, such as the oud (Middle Eastern lute) and qanun (seventy-two-stringed Middle Eastern zither), as well as Western instruments and Middle Eastern percussion.

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