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“Majnoun Layla” suite

Majnoun Layla suite for piano (and optional Req)

A project where love, poetry, and music come together to portray a journey of a human soul in a spiritual world…

Check out my article (research) about this piece, and enjoy listening to the premier by Kaiyin Huang on Piano, and Rouied Mahmoud on Arabic Percussion!

What next?

  • Recording of « Arabic Folk Tunes » full book with Pianist Ramzi Hakim
  • Recording of the piece « A tune for Amer’s Horn » – Opus 10 – with the horn player Amr Slim, Makram Bou l Hosn on double bass and Seba Ali on piano
  • Recording of « The Awiss Dance » – Opus 13A – for Solo Bass Flute, with Flutist Dustin white

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“Majnoun Layla” suite

“Majnoun Layla” is a suite of 6 movements for Piano (and optional Req) The ultimate goal of music is to express human feelings that cannot be written, drawn, or photographed, and to convey the psychological state that the artist experiences to the player, and therefore to the listener, as music is the most abstract formContinue reading ““Majnoun Layla” suite”

Warm-up Chorales for orchestra

Quote by Sergei Boulon, music director at LEBAM, artist director of the Lebanese Higher conservatory big-band, and Tuba player at Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra. Warm-up Chorale for orchestra is a collection of nine chorales taken from famous classical music pieces as symphonies, preludes, strings quartets by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Chopin, Schubert… to be used as a warm-up,Continue reading “Warm-up Chorales for orchestra”

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