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  • interview November 18, 2011

    Scott Marcus: Cairo Classical Music

    Scott L. Marcus is Professor of Music at the UC Santa Barbara, and author of a splendid introduction to Egyptian music of many sorts called “Music in Egypt” (Oxford University Press).  He has been traveling to Egypt to study since … Read more »

  • hip-deep October 25, 2011

    Egypt 1: Cairo Soundscape

    Hip Deep’s Egypt program series kicks off with a sonic tour of Cairo–the chatter of car horns on jam-packed streets, the persistent call to prayer broadcast from mosques city wide, koranic recitation, radio sounds, nightclubs, Ramadan concerts, Coptic hymns sung … Read more »

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