El Tanbura

24 October 2006 / 19:30
LSO St Luke’s

£10 £15 £17.50

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Hailing from Port Said in Egypt, El Tanbura perform mesmerizing ancient Hadra and Dama Sufi songs on a variety of traditional instruments.

Egyptian dervishes whirl to this highly rhythmic and spiritual music driven by the Simsimiyya, a Lyre harp dating back to the Pharaohs, significant in its use in both exorcisms and healing ceremonies.

Produced by the Barbican.

This event is part of:
Ramadan Nights
World & Roots


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