Book Alert: History and Music by Mohammed Afifi and Nahla Mattar

Ahram Online, Wednesday 8 May 2013

Karmet Ibn Hanie cultural centre will host professors Mohammed Afifi and Nahla Mattar on Thursday, 9 May at 7pm to discuss their book 'History and Music'

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Karmet Ibn Hanie cultural centre will host Professor Mohammed Afifi, head of the history department at Cairo University and Nahla Mattar, professor of music at Helwan University on Thursday evening to discuss the newly released book ‘Attarikh Wal Musika’ (‘History and Music’), which they edited.

The book comprises a series of articles written by various contributors (mainly history and music professors) from Egypt and Switzerland to discuss the relation between history and music and explore the possibility of writing a new social history of music.

Programme:

7pm, Thursday 9 May

Karmet Ibn Hanie cultural center at Ahmed Shawqi Museum

Corniche, Giza, Cairo

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