NIU’s Middle Eastern Music Ensemble

Interested in studying Middle Eastern music? Northern Illinois University have a Middle Eastern Music Ensemble where theoretical, practical and historical aspects are studied. There are a few YouTube clips too- This is an Armenian song called the Candle Dance, a traditional folk song.

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This clip is a traditional Turkish folk song called Longa Sultani Yakah.

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This clip is of a modern song called Azizah composed by Mohammed Abdel Wahab.

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This clip is of a group percussion solo, arranged by Omar Al Musfi.

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