Through many centuries, the Riq (or Riqq) has been the most important percussion instrument in countries such as Egypt, Lebanon, and Syria. Until 70 years ago, without the Riq Arabic arts music was simply unthinkable. Although the frame drum is not bigger than a plate, it is a highly esteemed instrument in classic Arabic music, due to its rich sounds and diverse sound colours, but also due to its demanding playing techniques that challenge the player.
Where do mouth harpers meet? Where do harp makers and jaw harp experts meet? Here you find an overview of central mouth harp festivals and events worldwide. In the festival calendar you´ll find important encounters like the Marranzano World Fest in Italy, futhermore events in Norway, Russia, USA, Austria and Hungary. A fixed get-together of the world´s harp scene is the Parmupillifestival in Estland and the Ancient Trance Festival in Germany.
The musician, composer and music teacher Bernhard Mikuskovics spoke to Helen from DAN MOI about his very personal story with the Slovakian flute Fujara. "I appreciate the visual beauty of the Fujara; I appreciate its unique sound." Bernhard Mikuskovics plays those sensitive instruments practically everywhere. The sound of the instrument comes either in nature or in a church particularly well into effect. The interview aims at inspiring the listener to try out the Fujara, even at uncommon places – to get out of the own four walls.
In real life, Marco Trochelmann is a high school teacher for music and German. He discovered the Slovakian bass flute Fujara during his university studies. The instrument put a spell on him, he could not take it out of his hands. Until today, he has been producing several Fujara CDs and compositions for the instrument. In an interview with Helen from DAN MOI he talks about his experiences as a cross-boarder musician in Slovakia and describes the sound parameters of the Fujara.
Helen from DAN MOI was talking to the German Mouth Harper Kian Wind from Leipzig. Kian got deeply involved with the instrument. Today he is performing his own music on jaw harp and loop machine. We were talking about his newly released album "Miluju Tě" and about his participation at the Marranzano World Festival in Catania. The interview was recorded in German language.
In this calendar you find an overview of central mouth harp festivals and events all over the world. We point out events like the Marranzano World Fest in Italy, futhermore festivals in Norway, Russia, USA, Austria and Hungary. A fixed get-together of the world´s harp scene is the Parmupillifestival in Estland and the Ancient Trance Festival in Germany.
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