Rahim AlHaj Releases Video for “Running Boy”

Iraqi composer and ud maestro Rahim AlHaj has released a short film for the musical piece “Running Boy”. The composition appears in his recent album Letters From Iraq. The film was directed by Michael Carroll and features Yousif Mustifa.

“Running Boy”, performed by Rahim together with percussion and string quintet, is based on a letter he received from Baghdad bombing survivor Faid Salem.

 

 

Next concerts:

February 24
Reston, VA – Reston Community Center (with string quintet)

March 9 – 12
Adelaide, Australia – WOMADelaide (trio)

March 16 – 18
New Plymouth, New Zealand – WOMAD NZ (trio)

Author: World Music Central News Department

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