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  • blog September 5, 2013

    Hip Deep Lebanon 1 Special Feature: Zaki Nassif and Sabah

    This special feature is a supplement to the Afropop Worldwide program, “Lebanon 1: Fairuz, A Woman for All Seasons.” The feature introduces two important contemporaries of Fairuz and the Rahbani brothers, namely composer Zaki Nassif and legendary singer Sabah. The … Read more »

  • interview September 5, 2013

    Hip Deep Interview: Kenneth Habib on Fairuz, A Woman for All Seasons

    Kenneth Habib is an Associate Professor in Ethnomusicology, Music Theory, and Music History at the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. He wrote his PhD dissertation on Fairuz, the preeminent singer of Lebanon, and the Rahbani family of … Read more »

  • interview September 4, 2013

    Hip Deep Interview: A.J. Racy on Lebanon, Fairuz and the Rahbanis

    A.J. Racy is a professor of ethnomusicology at UCLA, and a distinguished performer and composer. He is the author of Making Music in the Arab World: The Culture and Artistry of Tarab (Cambridge University Press, 2003).  He is also, in … Read more »

  • blog October 11, 2012

    New York Arabic Orchestra Presents Ghada Ghanem

    The New York Arabic Orchestra, a highly lauded performance and education organization devoted to Arabic classical music, has announced the details of its fall performance schedule. This year, the orchestra is featuring Ghada Ghanem, a renowned Lebanese vocalist (and a … Read more »

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