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    East Meets West: Dünya Evokes Istanbul in Music, c. 1500-1800

    Presented by and DUNYA Inc. at Christ Church, Cambridge

    January 28, 2013


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    East Meets West: Dünya Evokes Istanbul in Music, c. 1500-1800

    "You can’t build a wall around music!” Six expert performers from the Dünya ensemble take us to old Istanbul, where East and West met. They draw on travelers' tales; a sultan's music director's manuscript; popular, courtly, and religious music from East and West. The group sing and play many exotic instruments: Ottoman harp, lute, reed-trumpet, flute, bagpipes, fiddle, viola da gamba, percussion, and more....

    "You can’t build a wall around music!” Six expert performers from the Dünya ensemble take us to old Istanbul, where East and West met. They draw on travelers' tales; a sultan's music director's manuscript; popular, courtly, and religious music from East and West. The group sing and play many exotic instruments: Ottoman harp, lute, reed-trumpet, flute, bagpipes, fiddle, viola da gamba, percussion, and more. “Dünya” means "World." Joint us for the colorful world of old Istanbul! Reception follows.


    Christ Church, Cambridge

    Christ Church, Cambridge
    Zero Garden Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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    $30 / $25 seniors students with ID free



    phone: 617-489-2062


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