Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Ancient Egyptian Percussion - talk and performance at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
"The sounds of drums bring ancient pictures to life. Join percussionists Yousif Sheronick and Layne Redmond for a visual survey of ancient Egyptian percussion drawn from temple walls, reliefs, tomb paintings, and sculptures. After the talk, Sheronick and Redmond will recreate a percussion ensemble, as pictured on the walls of ancient Egyptian tombs"
With percussionists Yousif Sheronick and Layne Redmond
MORE INFO HERE
Next Thursday at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts - 6:30pm on 2/23/2012
tickets available ($10 and $5 for VMFA members)
Here's a clip i transferred from 16mm (from an NBC segment on Egypt from 1977) of some Egyptian Bellydancers - featuring some really nice percussion in the background...