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Traditional Arabic Music

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Longa
5:56
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Taksim Hussayni
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Ansam
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Redili Guelbi
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Hiwar
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Sama'I Thaqil
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Sisi Blal
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Cerga
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Alwan Mizan
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Bab Arraja
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Total Tracks: 10   Total Length: 60:58

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Chris Nickson

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Chris Nickson lives in Leeds, England, the city where he was born. He moved back to the UK in 2005 after spending 30 years in the US, where he freelanced for nu...more »

04.22.11
Arabesque, Traditional Arabic Music
2000 | Label: Saydisc - Qualiton / The Orchard

From the frantic, scintillating playing of "Longa," with its brilliantly articulated oud and violin improvisations raising the temperature, this recording shines a bright light on traditional Arabic music. The complex rhythms of "Alwan Mizan" glide smoothly by, while "Cerga" demonstrates the dexterity of the musicians on a lovely Egyptian melody, showcasing the music's accessibility, rather than its foreignness. The slow, lengthy song "Bab Arraja" is a reminder that the Arabic vocal tradition is every bit… read more »

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Erraji excels on ‘ud, darbouka, bandir, nay, and vocals in performances with his trio. – Linda Kohanov