MUSIC AS WORSHIP IN ISLAM: OPENING THE HEART

Message from my friend Dr Yunus:

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Dear All, Salams

We (Fajr Symphony) are supporting this event tmrw at IAIS (see attached). Pls do come if you are able.

Public Seminar:  Thursday December 8th  2011
IAIS  Boardroom  10 am—1 pm
MUSIC AS WORSHIP  IN  ISLAM:
OPENING  THE  HEART

Organised by –
International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia;
Department of Malay Studies,  National University of Singapore;
& University Scholars Programme, National University of Singapore.
with the support of  FAJR  SYMPHONY.

10:00 am – 10:10        Welcoming  Remarks
Professor  M. HASHIM KAMALI,  Chairman & CEO – IAIS Malaysia
Professor  SYED FARID ALATAS,  National University of Singapore
10:10 am – 10:50        Session  I
Islamic Aesthetics in Southeast Asian Music and Dance
MOHD ANIS MD NOR,  Cultural Centre – University of Malaya
10:50 am – 11:00        Musical Interlude  1
Taqāsīm al-‘Ud :   Syeikh Radzie Maula Daweelah
11:00 am – 11:40        Session  II
Samā‘  spiritual audition: Training the Ear of the Heart
KARIM DOUGLAS CROW,  Principal Research Fellow – IAIS
11:40 am – 11:50        Musical Interlude  2
Ney Recital :   Mahdi Aghily
11:50 – 12:30 pm         Session  III
Zafin and the Sufi Tradition
SYED FARID ALATAS,  Department of Malay Studies –  NUS
12:30 pm – 12:40        Closing  Remarks
Lunch

Please RSVP to Puan Alinda Aziz at alinda@iais.org.my

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