Category Archives: Music

The Syrian blitz revisited

Video by Alisar Iram, August 2012 The images below are chosen from recent  examples of annihilation. Posted by an activist and edited, blitz 2

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Ugarit which gave the world its alphabet gave it too the oldest musical notation in the world

  http://www.facebook.com/MalekJandaliFanPage الموسيقار مالك جندلي – أصداء من أوغاريت: أول موسيقي عربي يقوم بتوزيع أقدم تدوين موسيقي في العالم اكتشف في أوغاريت – سوريا على لوحات مسمارية تعود إلى الألف الثاني قبل الميلاد. قناة الجزيرة: زمام المبادرة Echoes from Ugarit: … Continue reading

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The Night of Pain, The Night of Sorrow, this ae Nighte

The Night of Pain, The Night of Sorrow, this ae Nighte.

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The Night of Pain, The Night of Sorrow, this ae Nighte

The dirge which Benjamin Britten set to music for the voice of Peter Pears haunts me whenever I watch and hear what is happening in Syria.  The death of so many people fleeing fire, bombardment and the machines of death … Continue reading

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Cities of Smoke

Cities of Smoke.

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