From Berlin to Beirut is an intercultural music exchange project that aims to connect the German musical culture with the Lebanese musical culture.
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Global Youth Ambassador at World Music Conference 2021
DECODING WELLNESS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS THROUGH MUSIC The world music conference theme for the 2021 I am honored to be presenting Lebanon at the World Music Conference 2021, where I shared my experience as a founder, artistic director, and conductor of “Orchestra Al Mokhyam”, and “Choueifet Orchestra and Choir”, and talking about howContinue reading “Global Youth Ambassador at World Music Conference 2021”
THE UNSQUARE SUITE
For Concert Band (grade 4.5) – ca. 14′1picc, 2fl, 2cl in Bb, 3sax(A,T,B), 2hn, 2tr in Bb (st. mute), euph, tba, 4perc (glock, vib, b. dr, sus. cym, sn. dr, tamb)Opt. 2ob, 2bs, b. cl, trn, b. trn. The Unsquare Suite is a suite of five pieces for the concert band, composed as a reflectionContinue reading “THE UNSQUARE SUITE”
BEL AFRAH | FRENCH HORN TRIO | بالافراح
Composed By Wajdi Abou DiabFrench Horn: Amr SelimPiano: Seba AliViolin: Mario RahiRecorded, mixed, and mastered at redbouth studio “BEL AFRAH” (بالأفراح) – opus 11B for French Horn, Violin, and Piano.This Trio is the second in the Opus 11, inspired by the Arabic wedding tradition, and a folk tune that used to be sung during theseContinue reading “BEL AFRAH | FRENCH HORN TRIO | بالافراح”
Tribute to Wadih El Safi
A special tribute to the great Lebanese singer and songwriter WADIH EL SAFI, With our special guest Dr Elia Francis El Safi (Wadeeh El Safi brother) talking about Wadeeh’s life and music, and a selection of Wadih’s immortal melodies (Mawwal Lebnan ya ot’it sama, Ya bou l Marjaleh, Mawwal Walaw) arranged for piano by theContinue reading “Tribute to Wadih El Safi”
Puccini International Opera Composition Course 2021
The PUCCINI International Opera Composition Course is a course addressed to composers willing to investigate thoroughly all compositional techniques in use in opera writing today, focusing both on the Italian tradition and on the genre’s contemporary international developments.
THE SIKAH DANCE for solo flute | رقصة السيكاه
THE SIKAH DANCE | رقصة السيكاه Opus 23 Composed by Wajdi Abou Diab Performed by Ramy Maalouf Recorded at Jihad Zgheib StudioMastered by Charbel Bark “Sikah Dance” is a solo piece for flute, based on the Arabic traditional rhythm “Sama’i Aksak” which is a combination of two rhythms: the Arabic rhythm Sama’i thaqil with 10/8Continue reading “THE SIKAH DANCE for solo flute | رقصة السيكاه”
OPERA WORLD, here I come!
I am thrilled to receive an invitation from Cluster to attend the fifth edition of the PUCCINI International Opera Composition Course, that will be held in lucca – Italy from July 18 till august 1, 2021. “I hereby declare that composer Maestro Wajdi Abou Diab is officially invited to the fifth edition of the PUCCINIContinue reading “OPERA WORLD, here I come!”
How my French Horn Catalogue did it to Geneve?Published on 19 March, 2023(read more…) THE SAMA’I AQSAQ DANCE (رقصة السماعي أقصاق)Published on 1 January, 2023(read more…) Four Arabic Sketches for our future musiciansPublished on 2 November, 2022(read more…) Arab-borescent Symmetry in Three Winds by The ARC ProjectPublished on 27 October, 2022(read more…) A Tune For Amer’sContinue reading “Blog Content”
THE KHOSH RANK DANCE – رقصة الخوش رنك
Composed by Wajdi Abou Diab Performed by Jana Semaan Recorded at Redbooth Studio “The Khosh Rank Dance” – Opus 13B, is a piece for solo Cello based on the traditional ancient Arabic rhythm called “Khosh Rank”, which was used in old Arabic tribes to make horses and camels dance by their Arab riders. The rhythmContinue reading “THE KHOSH RANK DANCE – رقصة الخوش رنك”