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Trio  Arabica

Trio Arabica

Trio Arabica (also known as Al Qahwa Ensemble) features Maryem Tollar on vocals, qanun and percussion; Demetri Petsalakis on oud; and Naghmeh Farahmand on percussion. The trio performs traditional songs from Arabic classical and popular repertoire, including folk songs from Syria, Egypt and Iraq, and songs from the Muwashah tradition, where devotional poetry is set to exquisite melodies and hypnotic rhythms which Tollar learned in Aleppo, Syria.

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