Goals: To acquaint students with the broad spectrum of musical systems and structures across the Middle East region, while simultaneously learning about social life and cultural production. Content: In the Middle East music has always been, and continues
Composers sometimes choose to use uncommon scales, or "modes" in their pieces. Maestro George Marriner Maull explores these modes and why they are used. The song "Clair de Lune" by Gabriel Fauré is featured.