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Simon Shaheen's Oud Music36:16

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Simon Shaheen is the master of the oud. The Oud is a short-necked, half pear-shaped, plucked lute of the Arab world, the direct ancestor of the European lute. Shaheen has toured much of the country, exposing Americans to a brand of music they are not accustomed to hearing. This hour, Simone Shaheen takes us on a guided tour of the music of the Middle East.


Simon Shaheen, Middle Eastern musician

This program aired on November 22, 2001.

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