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  • program October 18, 2013

    African String Magic

    APWW presents the wonderful world of plucked, strummed and finger picked string instruments; ngoni from Mali and its cousin the banjo in the U.S.; oud from the Arabic world to Spanish flamenco guitar to the tres in Cuba; kraar from … Read more »

  • hip-deep January 5, 2006

    The Art of Improvisation: Part 2

    Picking up on the exploration begun in a previous Hip Deep show, this program will delve into the personal experience of improvisers. A. J. Racy provides contrasting portraits of solo improvisers on the Arabic lute, the oud, and takes the … Read more »

  • program February 17, 2003

    Journeys with the Oud

    The oud is the ancestor of many modern string instruments, including the lute and the guitar. Its origins may lie in Persia or Mesopotamia, but now, it is played all over the world, used in spiritual and secular music, in … Read more »

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