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Fairuz ( فيروز‎‎ )

Fairuz, born Nouhad Wadi Haddad, (1935-) was a shy and diminutive girl growing up in Beirut when she was discovered singing in her school choir by a local musician and teacher at the National Conservatory. 829 more words

Arab Music

Now Listening: Fairuz, "اعطني الناي"

“اعطني الناي,” or “Give me the Flute,” has been and will always be my favorite Fairuz song.

The song is the first part of a poem by Gibran Khalil Gibran entitled “Two Voices.” The internet is swimming with truly horrific translations, so I’ve gone to  216 more words


Baddi Khabberkon

I cannot find any information about Baddi Khabberkon sung here by Nouhad Wadi Haddad or  Fairuz (or Fairouz or Fayrouz) – I don’t even know if it really is a Christmas carol or song, I don’t know if it is sacred or secular. 54 more words

Un bonito vídeo-proyecto de algun@s jóvenes talentosos de Oriente Próximo. Con el corazón en la mano… en compañía de Fayruz.

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Weekend Reads

THE DESTRUCTION OF MECCA:”The “guardians” of the Holy City, the rulers of Saudi Arabia and the clerics, have a deep hatred of history. They want everything to look brand-new.” 40 more words