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The Tell Halaf Adventure
Thu 3 March 2011, 7:00 p.m.
lecture for adults
Lecture held in German as part of the special exhibition 'The Tell Halaf Adventure'
Dr. Susanne Ziegler, Department of Musical Ethnology, Media Technology, Berlin Phonograph Archive, Ethnological Museum, Berlin
Dr. Ulrich Wegner, Institute of Music and Musical Sciences, Universität Hildesheim
During his excavations at Tell Halaf, Max von Oppenheim also had a phonograph among his belongings, which was used to make recordings on wax cylinders of singers and musicians at the excavation site. These recordings are now held in the Berliner Phonogramm-Archiv (Phonograph Archive).
Recordings from Oppenheim's own collection will be played on a phonograph and details given on the history and importance of the recordings in the context of Arabic music.
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Meeting point: Foyer / Information
Costs: 3 Euro // Der Besuch der Ausstellung ist bei Zahlung des üblichen Eintrittspreises möglich