Alexandros Papadimitrakis: Oud / April 13-17, 2017
Through the presentation and practice of different techniques the Oud seminar will give the tools to the students to approach different playing styles in order to find their way on the instrument. Specially focus will be given on:
-The makam system & repertory of late classical Ottoman music as a common field for the musical cultures of East Mediterranean / North Africa.
-Tunes and dances of Greece, Turkey, Balkans exploring a variety of colours and rhythm patterns
-Improvisation in the context of classical makam, folk music, contemporary modal music.