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Partida’s upcoming performance

Do not forget that Partida, one of the best Filipino-Canadian bands, will be performing at the quarterly celebration of OPM at Lee’s Place, 529 Bloor St W, Toronto. This event will be held on Saturday, January 18th, at 7:00 PM. Admission is $10.
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Parkapzuk

The parkapzuk (Armenian: Պարկապզուկ) is an Armenian droneless, horn-belled bagpipe. The instrument’s “bag” differs in size, depending on a player’s preference, and is made of gutted and hardened sheep or lamb skin. The pipes were originally made of apricot wood, but today they are usually plastic, as it is cheaper and less difficult to make.…
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Rölmo

Rölmo (rol-mo), also known as buk chöl (sbug-chol) or bup chal (sbub-chal), is a Tibetan hemispherical brass cymbals that provide rhythm and structure to the group chants. They look like large knobs with a hole in the centre, through which thin leather handles are strung. These cymbals are played horizontally by striking their faces together…
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Tibetan music

Tibet has its own sacred and religious music in which such music instruments as bamboo flutes, conch shells, cymbals, hand drums, bells, oboe-like flageolets, etc. are used. Tibetans believe that their musical instruments derived from the meditative visions of high lamas, who were actually transported to the realms of deities when performing visualizations involving these…
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Duduk

The duduk (Armenian: դուդուկ]) is an ancient Armenian double reed woodwind instrument, which existed since the fifth century. The instrument is played by two musicians. The first player plays the melody, while the second plays a steady drone called dum. Its sound is rich and haunting, close to the English horn.
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Gayageum

The gayageum (also known as kayagum) is the best known traditional Korean string instrument. It usually has 12 strings and sounds like traditional Eurasian stringed instruments and the Appalachian banjo. The instrument is usually made of paulownia wood. Its sizes range from 140cm to 160cm. The gayageum is traditionally played with both right and left…
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Epigonion

An epigonion (ἐπιγόνιον) was an ancient stringed instrument. It had forty strings and was similar to a harp or a psaltery. An epigonion was named after Epigonus of Ambracia, an inventor of the instrument. The epigonion is a part of the Lost Sounds Orchestra, alongside such ancient instruments as salpinx, aulos, barbiton and syrinx.
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Ring in 2020 with Golden Keys

Hansa Haus, a Mississauga-based German Canadian Club, invites everyone to join them for their annual New Year’s Gala. Listening to a live performance and dancing to the Golden Keys, while enjoying delicious food, complimentary wine and champagne at midnight - what else could be better to ring in 2020? Admission is CAD $110 for members…
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The American Rogues at the Corktown

The American Rogues will be performing at the 5th Steeltown Meltdown at the Corktown at 3:00PM on January 25th, 2020. The concert will be held at the Corktown pub, 175 Young St, Hamilton, ON. $15 at door (children 12 and under half price). Join the American Rogues as they record “Live in the Hammer”.
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Christmas Magic

Nightingale Music Festival presents a concert, art & fashion show Christmas Magic on Saturday, December 21st, at 7:00 PM. The event will be held at Trinity-St.Paul’s United Church and Centre for Faith, Justice and the Arts, 427 Bloor Street W, Toronto. A famous Canadian opera singer (soprano) Mira Solovianenko will be among the performers. If…
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Golden Keys at Christkindl Market

German-Canadian band Golden Keys performed last week at Christkindl Market in Kitchener. Their full-of-joy performance was a total success gathering a big audience. Kitchener City Hall has been home to Christkindl Market for 22 years so far. This year you can enjoy hot Glühwein and lots of sweet and savoury specialty foods at wooden huts…
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Taiko Returns

We are happy to let you know that once again Nagata Shachu together with the Esprit Orchestra will be performing Maki Ishii’s seminal work for taiko and orchestra, Mono-Prism, 1976. The concert will be held at the Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning, 273 Bloor St. W., Toronto, on Sunday, March 22nd, 2020.…
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