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Georges Lammam, an Arabic violin virtuoso from Lebanon, demonstrates two contrasting folk pieces. The first is a fast, jig-like melody using lots of short notes and trills. The slower, more languorous second piece makes effective use of vibrato and some glissando.
Class Clips
This clip is from:
Class Clips, Travels with Music
First broadcast:
10 June 2009

Classroom Ideas

After watching this, can the students say how the two examples of music are different? What playing techniques does the musician use? What moods do they think this music evokes?

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