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Spanish Guitarist and Composer Carlos Piñana Performs for Qudud Flamenco Canada

Spanish Guitarist and Composer Carlos Piñana Performs for Qudud Flamenco Canada

Spanish guitarist and composer Carlos Piñana will perform on two occasions during upcoming Festival du Monde Arabe de Montréal: 9 November, 2018 – Aga Khan Museum 11 November, 2018 – Théâtre Maisonneuve, Montréal The first performance, Aga Khan Museum is pleased to present the world premiere performance of Qudud Flamenco, in collaboration with the Festival du Monde Arabe de Montréal (FMA). Don’t miss this new production fusing flamenco with the traditional qudud of Aleppo in a unique union of two of the greatest musical traditions of

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New from Alhambra in Spain: Carlos Piñana Flamenco Models

New from Alhambra in Spain: Carlos Piñana Flamenco Models

  In the past century, Flamenco Guitars evolved as solo instruments to accompany dancers.  Huge volume with strong note-separation was essential as these guitars had to compete with the dancers and background noise of the busy local restaurants. The traditional Flamenco Guitar is loud, brash and clear sounding. Built with cypress wood back and sides this light weight wood reflects treble frequencies as it reduces bass output.  The shallow neck angle and low saddle-down-bearing angle plus narrower sides that reduce

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