Continue readingThe Simsimiyya Music of Port Said: Evoking a Sense of Place
The Simsimiyya Music of Port Said: Evoking a Sense of Place
In this post, I explore the sense of place that music can evoke. When I listen to Middle Eastern belly dance music, I don't usually think too hard about the locality it comes from. But in this YouTube video of musicians from Port Said playing on the beach, I feel a strong sense of place.