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Meridianum Ensemble
United Kingdom
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Mar 14, 2019
New videos The Meridianum Ensemble is overjoyed to announce the release of the first live music video from its recent Hiemalis tour in the UK, 2018. This one is 'Souleimane', a beautiful Morrocan piece by Saïd Chraïbi and featuring Soufian Saihi on oud with the rest of the group. Enjoy!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfGCFb83-nI   ...

New Album Out Now!

Nov 21, 2018
New Album Out Now! New Album Out Now!   ‘Meridianum Ensemble’ is a collection of live tracks from this international band’s inaugural spring tour of 2018, plus four specially selected studio recordings that represent the individuals in this seven-piece ensemble.    The live tracks capture the drama of this unique group (with...
About: Meridianum Ensemble
The Meridianum Ensemble is a trans-cultural musical collaboration, bringing together musicians from Portugal, the UK, and Morocco. The six musicians bring their individual styles to the mix – Arabic oud from Morocco, Middle-Eastern percussion, original compositions for the Persian santur & Swedish nyckelharpa, traditional music from Europe with hurdy-gurdy & cittern, all inspired by dance tunes ranging from the Eastern Mediterranean to Portugal and beyond. The result is a glorious infusion that will entrance audiences everywhere.


Nuno Silva: santur

Ricardo de Noronha: percussion

Griselda Sanderson: nyckelharpa

Louis Bingham: tambura, cittern

Soufian Saihi: oud

Steve Tyler: hurdy-gurdy
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