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Workshop : Islamic music

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Title

Workshop : Islamic music

Subject

folk dancing --Arabic
Classical music -- Arabic
Folk music --Arabic
Çiftetelli

Description

Item consists of a recording of the Islamic Music Workshop, hosted by Leigh Cline. The recording begins mid-sentence of an introduction by Leigh Cline, followed by his introduction of the first group of performers, including George Sawa on qanun, Ebrahim Eleish and Hannah(?) on drums, who together perform two song suites. Next there is a performance by the Arabic Folklore Dance Group who perform four dances, introduced by Abraham (last name unknown). The troupe are accompanied by recordings of songs by Fairuz (not present at festival) including "The Dance of Lebanon", "Our Sailors Are Coming", "The Hunters are Coming" and "The Stumbling of Your Feet". Next Leigh Cline introduces two Turkish performers, Ahmet [Candan?] on saz (a long-necked lute) and darbuka (a drum) Mahmet [Ali Ulatash?] on zurna (a wind instrument), who perform several instrumental folk songs from Turkey. Next all the workshop performers play a dance style Çiftetelli, or a belly dance song.


Online content includes one excerpt from the workshop:
ASCA00005b : Two instrumental suites performed by George Sawa, Ebrahim Eleish and (Hannah?) (last name unknown).

Table Of Contents

Introduction / Leigh Cline. -- Two instrumental suite / (George Sawa, Ebrahim Eleish, Hannah). -- The Dance of Lebanon / Fairuz. -- Our Sailors Are Coming / Fairuz. -- The Hunters Are Coming / Fairuz. -- The Stumbling Of Your Feet / Fairuz. -- Unknown Turkish folk song / (Ahmet Candan and Mahmet). -- Unknown Turkish folk song / (Ahmet Candan and Mahmet). -- Unknown Turkish folk song / (Ahmet Candan and Mahmet). -- Çiftetelli song / (Ensemble).

Creator

Leigh Cline
George Sawa
Ebrahim Eleish
Ahmet Candan
Fairuz

Date

23 June 1974

Rights

Leigh Cline: contacted, permission pending some clarification of details.
George Sawa: contacted, permission granted.
Ebrahim Eleish: Deceased, seeking contact information for estate.
Hannah (last name unknown) : seeking contact information.
Ahmet Candan : seeking contact information.
Mahmet (last name unknown) : seeking contact information.
Fairuz : not to be contacted, recordings used to accompany dance performance.
The Arabic Folk Lore Dance Group : seeking contact information.
Abraham (last name unknown) : seeking contact information.

Access Rights

For further copyright information contact : ascproj@yorku.ca

License

Any recordings made available are for non-commercial, research-purposes only.

Is Part Of

Mariposa Folk Foundation fonds, F0511

Format

2 audio reels (ca. 1 hr. 33 min.) : 3 3/4 IPS, mono.
2 sound recordings (WAV) : 1.92 GB ; 1 hr. 33 min. 4 sec. (preservation copy)
1 sound recording (mp3) : 127.8 MB ; 1 hr. 33 min. 4 sec.

Extent

01:33 :04

Language

English
Turkish
Arabic

Type

Sound recording

Identifier

ASCA00005

Spatial Coverage

Toronto Islands, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
43° 37' 16" N - 79° 22' 43" W

Temporal Coverage

23 June 1974. -- 11:30 - 13:00. -- Area 6.

Rights Holder

Leigh Cline
George Sawa
Estate of Ebrahim Eleish
Ahmet Candan

Sound Item Type Metadata

Original Format

2 audio reels : (ca. 1 hr., 33 min.) : 3 3/4 IPS, mono.

Duration

00:20:41

Bit Rate/Frequency

32 bits / 44 kHz

Files

Citation

Leigh Cline et al., “Workshop : Islamic music,” York University Libraries | Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections online exhibits, accessed April 24, 2019, http://archives.library.yorku.ca/items/show/2078.