Music of the Arab world

Course Dates: 14/05/21
Time: 18:15 - 20:30
Location: Online
Get an insight into the various genres and styles of Arabic music and sample a selection of Arabic melodies. Open to all levels.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £19.00 Concession £19.00

Course Code: LAW04

Fri, eve, 14 May - 14 May '21

Duration: 1 session

Or call to enrol:020 7831 7831

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What is the course about?

You will be introduced to popular music of the Arab world, and learn to sing a song with tune and rhythm from
non-western traditions.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

This is a chance to explore some Arabic songs from different countries and with different musical styles.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Have a greater appreciation of the music and songs explored.
- Enjoy the practical experience of singing a traditional song.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

No formal skills are necessary; the course is suitable for beginners but will also offer insight and challenge for those who understand Arabic.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

You will be taught by listening to sample music, lecture, demonstration and practical rehearsal session.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Music recording and handouts will be provided. But you can bring your instrument if you are able to play by ear.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Arabic courses at various levels-please ask your tutor.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.