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    4 reasons why Arabic poetry inspires me

    2019-05-14T16:41:00Z

    To tie in with our review of her Inner Rhyme CD, Lebanese violinist Layale Chaker explains why she finds musical inspiration in Arabic poetry

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    Review

    Inner Rhyme

    2019-05-14T14:13:00Z

    Vibrant Arabic-poetry-inspired chamber jazz

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    Video

    Layale Chaker and the Sarafand Ensemble

    2018-11-22T16:48:00Z

    In this video from Morgenland Festival Osnabrück 2017, Layale Chaker and the Sarafand Ensemble with Michel Godard perform their version of the Lebanese folk solk Havvel ya gannam. Violinist and composer Layale Chaker trained at the National Higher Conservatory of Beirut in her native Lebanon, followed by studies at ...

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    Blogs

    Layale Chaker on the violin as cultural chameleon

    2018-06-21T14:04:00Z

    The Lebanese composer and violinist discusses the ease with which the violin can drift between genres – and why she has devoted her creative life to doing just that