Middle Eastern Influences Playlists

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 09/26/2014

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Myriam Amri

The one and only .. Fairuz!

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 09/05/2014

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Chelsea Shieh

Focus on vocal, especially religious, music from various areas of the Muslim world.

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 08/22/2014

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Myriam Amri

Berber music!

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 08/15/2014

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Myriam Amri

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 08/08/2014

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Carter Purcell

Music from Lebanon

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 07/25/2014

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Myriam Amri

Algerian Raï! 

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 07/18/2014

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Myriam Amri

The wise words of the poet Mahmoud Darwish (1941-2008) in his opera Ahmad Al-Arabi, looking over exil, dispossession and occupation of his Palestinian land. Interpreted by Marcel Khalifé. 

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 06/27/2014

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Myriam Amri

Happy belated birthday Abdel Halim Hafez!

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 06/13/2014

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Myriam Amri

An glimpse of the work of Rabih Abou-Khalil, composer, musician and a pioneer in the jazz-oud fusion scene. 

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 05/09/2014

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Myriam Amri

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.