Our Musical World, Book 5 - The Middle East & North Africa: Poetry, Music, & the Quest for Purpose
Léonie E. Naylor & Michael L. Naylor
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Our Musical World, Book 5 – The “Middle East” & North Africa: Poetry, Music, & the Quest for Purpose, examines the depth of impact of the Greater Middle East on Our World today. By exploring the history and inter-connectivity of cultures and religions through poetry, art, & music – Book 5 exposes both the polarizing and inter-connecting relationship particularly between this region and Western cultures. OMW Book 5 – includes video documentaries that: examine Armenian culture & music; diverse views of Music & Art as interpreted from the Qu-ran; the importance of Sufi Praise songs on the region’s music; the long and deep history of Arabic poetry; the relationship (inter-connection) of Middle Eastern instruments, musical, scientific, and cultural practices to the West; the beauty and long history of Persian poetry and music; and the modern musical fusions now coming from the Arabic Diaspora. The book features six made-for video “mini-documentaries”, as well as over 60 professional photos and artwork samples, and four distinct audio tracks.
Published by: Visions & Vibrations International for the World Center for Creative Education (WCCE). All proceeds are used for Educator/Artist professional development and for the work of the WCCE.
- Category: Education
- Published: Oct 10, 2012
- Publisher: Visions & Vibrations International, LLC
- Seller: Visions and Vibrations International, LL
- Print Length: 157 Pages
- Language: English