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NOTES AGAINST THE TRUMP TRAVEL BAN: A musical response from the 7 countries
St. Cyprian's Church
San Francisco, CA
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Jun 24, 2017 8:00 PM



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NOTES AGAINST THE TRUMP TRAVEL BAN: A musical response from the 7 countries
This concert by Internationally reknowned performers and the Aswat Ensemble will showcase the music of the 7 countries listed on January 27th's Executive Order. Rev Michael Yoshi will speak about the parallels between the WWII executive order that interned Japanese Americans (including his parents)and the current Muslim ban.

"These artists put on a stirring performance." -BBC

"Presenting music from Libya, Yemen, Iran, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Iraq, the concert serves dual roles as ambassadorial outreach and as a healing salve." -Gabe Meline, KQED

This special evening will feature two pieces of music from each of the seven countries that are part of the Jan 27 travel ban. The songs may be religious, secular or folk, but in every case will showcase the most-loved, most-typical music from each country -- the music that makes people think of home. Translations of each song will be projected on a screen for the audience.

Performed by internationally renowned and local musicians, the concert will express the complexity and many cultural layers of the seven countries  Libya, Yemen, Iran, Syria, Iraq, Somalia, and Sudan-- with music acting as ambassador from these countries to our own. Instrumentally and vocally the music will present the different tonal systems/modes and rhythmic structures in the music, which highlight the countries rich cultural, social, religious, and artistic traditions.

"Music is a microcosm of a culture: it is the element that accompanies most rituals and rites. Its rhythmic structures are the pulse, its tonal/melodic structures are the soul, and its poetry is the language of the heart and mind.  We are convinced that once one has experienced the artistic richness of another culture, they are much less likely to dehumanize them by seeing them through media-propagated stereotypes." -Nabila Mango, Aswat Ensemble Director

The Aswat (meaning voices in Arabic) Ensemble uses bowed and stringed instruments along with percussion; such as the violin, oud, qanun, tar and other drums. The performers include Iranian, Arab and American musicians.

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St. Cyprian's Church (View)
2097 Turk St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
United States


Categories

Music > All Ages
Music > Global
Music > Spiritual
Music > World

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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