London Uyghur Ensemble performs at the Manchester University

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London Uyghur Ensemble performs at the Manchester University

Aziz Isa
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London Uyghur Ensemble performs at the Manchester University

Thursday 25th November 2010 Time: 13:10

Vocalist - Rahima Mahmut



The traditional music and dance of the Central Asian Uyghurs: thrilling vocals are accompanied by long-necked lutes, spike fiddle and frame drum. This easternmost example of maqām, with its ‘limping’ rhythms and ecstatic poetry, is deeply imbued with the Sufi ethos.


Venue: The Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall

Admission Price: FREE


The University of Manchester

http://www.arts.manchester.ac.uk/martinharriscentre/mhceventspage.php?eventid=874

London Uyghur Ensemble  http://www.uyghurensemble.co.uk