Murmurs of Oud

When young 15-year old Jeriah saw his gift, a new wave of excitement to learn ‘Oud’ took him with it, into an unknown companionship of tranquility for all his living years. His father was a carpenter who brought him this musical instrument on his way back from northern Egypt in the early 14th century. Jeriah… Continue reading Murmurs of Oud

Gazing Stars of the Desert

Sand storm in the eternal desert of Arabia filled nomads of the 11th century with exasperation and helplessness. There were hundreds of souls who begged the gods to show mercy.The winds blew constantly for five days and five nights, taking away many lives and stock. On the sixth day, the dust settled. The elders amongst,… Continue reading Gazing Stars of the Desert