Near East


UCLA Ethnomusicology World Music Instrument Collection - Near East Persia

Near East

Course Details:
ETHNMUS 91N and 161N

Director: A. J. Racy


The Near East Ensemble presents music and instruments from the Arab world. Its repertoire includes old court music genres from the Ottoman era, mystical works related to the Sufi Islamic sect, modal and drum improvisations, nightclub pieces and songs from rural folk celebrations.

For information about course enrollment, go to the CCLE course website or contact instructor A. J. Racy.