Creation Station: Central Asian Musical Instruments | Asia Society

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by Olivia Robertson on August 1st, 2015   532 views

When and Where

  • 01/08/2015
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Asia Society
    1370 Southmore Blvd
    Houston
    Texas
    United States
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Creation Station: Central Asian Musical Instruments | Asia Society

Event Details

In celebration of The Roof of the World Festival, a summer folk music and dance gathering in Tajikistan, we will create instruments inspired by those played in Central Asia for generations.

In celebration of The Roof of the World Festival, a summer folk music and dance gathering in Tajikistan, we will create instruments inspired by those played in Central Asia for generations. Activities include the oud with origins in the Near East and played along the Silk Road, a frame drum called a doira, and a wind instrument similar to those played in Persian and Turkic cultures.

Schedule

1:00 and 2:00 pm | Storytelling session from Tales Told in Tents: Stories from Central Asia
1:00 – 3:00 pm | Art Creation (Doira, oud, wind instrument)

Education and outreach programs at Asia Society Texas Center are made possible through generous funding from the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation and Nieman Marcus. Additional support provided by the Friends of Education & Outreach at Asia Society Texas Center.

Register here http://asiasociety.org/texas/events/creation-station-central-asian-musical-instruments

 

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