neareast07 The Near East Ensemble (Ethnomusicology 91/161N) 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.

Director: A. J. Racy



For information on the history of this ensemble click Ensemble History: Near East Ensemble.