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Origins of andalusian school of arabic music

Inside the main Cordoba's mosqueIn 711-720 the berber tribes of North Africa, recently converted to Islam, subdued almost all of Iberia (Spain and Portugal), except for its extreme north (Asturias), and by the middle of the VIII century a large part of the peninsula forms a new and powerful muslim state – Al-Ándalus. This coincided with the movement of the center of the world of Islam from the syrian Damascus to iraqian Baghdad, competion with which … More »

VIDEO: reportage from NTDTV channelThese ancient motifs – a synthesis of East and West. Kiev ensemble “Taráb Andalusí” acquaints the listeners with the music, poetry and culture of medieval Spain of the muslims period.

[Konstantin krasnoukhov, musician]:
«Today we play music of Al-Ándalus. This country existed on the territory of Spain from VIII to XV century. It was a muslim country when the muslim rulers controlled part of the Spanish territory».

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AGENDA – Kiev – 8 April 2015 – 19:00

Author: kostia | Topics: Agenda

AGENDA - Kiev - 8 April 2015MUSIC OF AL-ÁNDALUS

HOUSE OF ACTOR, Yaroslaviv Val str. 7

A concert-tale about music, musical instruments, poetry, languages and culture of medieval Spain under muslims rule (711-1492).