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Psalm XOXO: Comfort for my Heartache

Though it’s old, Psalm XOXO is one of my favourite pieces, a video to which I still refer people who don’t know my work, especially since it’s so short and doesn’t require a time commitment. 371 more words


Njoum "New and noteworthy" | iTunes US and South America stores

Njoum has been featured in the “New and Noteworthy” section of iTunes (US and South America stores).

Music | موسيقى

Ziryab: musician, poet, arbiter of taste, fashion and manners.

No one person from the Umayyad period of Islamic Spain (755-1000CE) better illustrates its attainments in culture and civilization better than the man known as Ziryab. 911 more words

Tales From Spain

Oud-rageously Oud-standing: A Slice of Life Story

I traveled last night, along dusty caravan roads, to places where the warm air is filled with the smell of spices. I went there in my mind as I sat in the hall at Reed College listening to Jordi Savall and Hesperion XXI play music from around the Mediterranean. 121 more words

Slice Of Life Story

Dank je wel

Als ik bij mijn vader binnenkom steekt hij bij wijze van begroeting zijn beide handen in de lucht. Hij draait ze vervolgens enthousiast in de rondte. 906 more words