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Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 05/09/2014
Submitted by Myriam Amri on Fri, 9 May 2014, 4:40pm
Exploring the relationship between the musician and Lebanese singer Marcel Khalifé and the Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish.
- Wouod El Asefa (Promises of the Storm) features Darwish's most famous poems including Ila Omi (to my mother) describing the exile from the mother, a metaphor for the homeland.
- Ahmad Al Arabi (Ahmad the Arab) is a poetic opera written by Mahmoud Darwish and composed/directed by Marcel Khalife accompanied by Oumayma El-Khalil and the chorus of Al-Mayadine.