Music of the Arab world

Course Dates: 13/05/22
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

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Course Code: LAW04

Finished Fri, eve, 13 May - 13 May '22

Duration: 1 session

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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?

Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.

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.