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Global Notes: Chicago Oud Masters Perform in Studio

The stringed instrument known as the oud dates back to Mesopotamia. It's deeply rooted in Arabic classical music and poetry.

For this week's Global Notes, Radio M host Tony Sarabia and Jerome invited two oud masters from Chicago to join them in-studio.

Majed Abu Ajamiya plays with the Duzan Ensemble and teaches the oud at the Old Town School of Folk Music. Issa Boulos is a composer and lyricist who directs the Middle East Music Ensemble at the University of Chicago.

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