Artists Around the World (Britannica Learning Library, by Encyclopedia Britannica

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Most of its members were African Americans, like Ailey. One of the company’s early performances was a work by Ailey called Revelations. The dance is set to American Negro spirituals, and it has become the company’s most popular work. Since the 1960s Ailey’s company has performed around the United States and all over the globe. Its popularity made Ailey one of the most famous American choreographers in the world and encouraged people everywhere to appreciate and enjoy modern dance. Alvin Ailey died in 1989, but the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater continues to flourish.

He often makes up more qawwalis by using phrases and passages from different poems to create a new expression or idea. The singing includes much shouting and dancing. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was born in 1948 in Pakistan. His father and two of his uncles were also famous qawwals who sang Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan in concert. in the classical style. Khan received music Michael Harder Photography lessons from his father. When his father died in 1964, Khan sang in the qawwali style for the first time at his father’s funeral.

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