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German conductor Daniel Barenboim says his participation in the West-Eastern Divan represented his support for peace in the Middle East. By co-founding the youth orchestra in 1999 with late academic Edward Said, Barenboim said he was trying to bring young musicians of Palestinian, Egyptian and Israeli descent a chance to find a common bond, The New York Times reported Sunday. The idea was to give each person a forum to articulate his or her thoughts and beliefs in front of the other, he said.
By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Music is one of few certainties in the life of Ahmad Al-Khatib, a 31-year-old classically trained Palestinian musician touring the United States this month with the four-man Oriental Music Ensemble.
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