Sufi Soul: The Mystic Music of Islam

William Dalrymple explores the music at the heart of Sufism

Several of the Islamic world's most accomplished musicians are featured in the documentary Sufi Soul: The Mystic Music of Islam. The film shows internationally renowned writer and historian William Dalrymple as he travels through Turkey, Syria, Morocco and Pakistan searching for examples of the mystic music that is an integral part of Sufism religious traditions. The film includes performances by Sain Zahoor, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Junoon and Abdennebi Zizi, all considered musical masters. 11 a.m., noon, 1 and 2 p.m. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-639-7515 or visit www.mfah.org. Free.
Sat., June 12, 11 a.m., 12, 1 & 2 p.m., 2010

 
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