Beyond the Mare Magnum

Virtual expo

The online presentation Beyond the Mare Magnum reveals how the ud took on new musical forms and me its influence felt in different worlds, from Yemen to Persia and from Turkey to Al-Andalus. At times you can hear the soul of sub-Saharan Africa; at times the refinement of the Abbasid court. Different Dutch ud musicians take you on a journey to the various corners of the globe where the ud found anchor and left a profound imprint.

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