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Mediatheque Stories tagged #Sufi

Sufi-Festival: Rückblick

Ein dreitägiges Festival portraitierte die Faszination des Sufismus – mit mitreißender Musik von Marokko bis Pakistan und einem umfangreichen Begleitprogramm.

5 questions for Mehdi Qamoum

The Moroccan musician talks about trance rituals and the spiritual importance of music.

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: Elbphilharmonie Explains: Sufism

The Berlin expert Sinem Kılıç on this fascinating branch of Islam, its history and traditions.

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: Elbphilharmonie explains: The nay

Mohamad Fityan of the ensemble Sarband explains his instrument, the Arab nay.

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: Elbphilharmonie Explains: The kanun

The kanun can have up to 84 strings. Salah Eddin Maraqa of the ensemble Sarband presents his special instrument.

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: Elbphilharmonie Explains: The classic kemençe

From night clubs to classical music. Efstratios Psaradellis of the ensemble Sarband explains his instrument.

The spiritual power of music

The artists of the Sufi Festival talk about the special connection between music and spirituality.

Mysticism for everyone

Sufism involves more than just taking refuge in a trance. Rather, it connects the Creator with Creation – among other things, with the help of music.

The musical worlds of Afghanistan

The ANIM Ensemble reassembles the jigsaw pieces of Afghanistan’s rich cultural heritage.