Saturday, March 22, 2008

Egyptian Composer and Professor of Music

Composer and Multidisciplinary Artist
From Egypt
A synthesis of Western and Eastern styles in my music reflects my own cross-cultural perspective and experience. I think music can play in important role in promoting a better understanding and appreciation among Western and Arab peoples.
He is a composer from Egypt. He works as a Professor of theory and electracoustic at the Composition and Conducting Department of Cairo Conservatory, Academy of Arts (University of Arts in Cairo).
He was Visiting Scholar of Composition with a sabbatical leave (2007-2011) at School of Music, Boston University in Massachusetts, USA . 

He previously studied at the University of Performing Arts and Theater in Vienna, where he obtained a terminal degree
Magister Artium in composition with focusing in electroacoustic and experimental music, (1996). Two years later, he obtained a Doctor of Arts degree from the Academy of Arts in Cairo (1998).

CDs: (Conserved) - ( La-Tache)

Books/Essays (مشاهدة الصوت)
Published newspapers & magazines about him in Arabic Seeing the Sound

Music and Science

د.محمدعبدالوهاب عبدالفتاح
Dr, Mohamed Abdelwahab Abdelfattah

Friday, March 7, 2008

Ghazl El-Banat

"Ghazl El-Banat", Op. 34, Cairo, 2000
This composition is presented to Egypt; I love Egypt

List of Works

(see research under title "AGWA'A")

See pictures by Dr.Abdelwahab Abdelfattah

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Melaya Laf (multi media composition)

by Mohamed Abdelwahab Abdelfattah
 د.محمد عبدالوهاب عبدالفتاح

 Melaya Laf, Cairo

This version presented without the audio of clarinet melody
For clarinetists: Send email to get the score for free:

Listen to:
Chernobyl (Sample with visual art)
Message from under Watre
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Sunday, March 2, 2008

Notable Achievements د.محمد عبدالوهاب عبدالفتاح

Pioneering Innovations
Dr. Mohamed Abdelwahab Abdelfattah
· The first composer to offer a multimedia and electronic music concert in Egypt at the Cairo Opera House, (November 22, 1999).

· The first Egyptian composer to write a composition in modern graphic notation: String (Orchestra) or Quartet No.2 (December 2, 1999).

· Established a Deaf Ensemble which performed a composition for kitchen utensils ("El-Hon") for a public concert (Wamadat) at the Cairo Opera House (March 29, 2005).

· Devised and introduced new musical terminology (such as "Maqamism") as well as multi-art concepts published in a booklet of two volumes, entitled Sound Scenography, (Cairo: Academy of Arts, publishing, 2005).

List of Works: Mohamed Abdelwahab Abdelfattah