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Saving the Sounds of Aleppo

Photo Source: Robin Shannon

A brutal civil war divides Syria with devastating human toll. Thousands of people there have already died and millions are stranded as refugees. But the civil war is also putting the culture and music of the country in jeopardy.
Fordham Conversations host, Patrick Russomanno talks with Fordham Professor Mohamed Alsiadi. They're discussing the musical heritage of Syria and the professor's efforts to preserve it. He is a classicaly trained musician who was born and raised in Aleppo, Syria. He currently lives in New York City.  Professor Alsidai performs classical Syrian music with the Malek Jandali Trio. Listen here.