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Fairuz - Good Friday - Eastern Sacred Songs - 1962 - Parlophone Voix de l'Orient Series

Not one to be shy of the odder side of recorded music I picked up this Arabic Christian collection of Easter hymns for 50 whole pence a few weeks ago. 295 more words

World Music

The colour of the scarf is a mystery...

he undoes his silk cravat

and leans up against

the armoire.  He slips

when he puts a cigarette in his

mouth, just before he

was going to touch flame to… 77 more words

National singer Fairuz (80): Older than Lebanon independence

Happy 80th Birthday, Fairuz.

November 21, 2015 Zahra Hankir

Dear Fairuz,

My first experience with Arabic music — perhaps music in general — came to me through you. 837 more words


Fairuz - Lamma Bada Yatathanna

Lamma Bada Yatathanna, an ancient Andalusian song, has had many versions over the years. This is one popular performance by Lebanese singer Fairuz. It is in 10/8 using the Samai Thaqil rhythm.

Five & Ten

Omar Souleyman: Digital passion for euphoric music’s sake

(Wrote this a few months ago but wasn’t published as intended)

We tend to think we are passionate music fans. We think we give it all at shows and we live music the most in this part of the world; specifically in Mexico and Latin America we get told again and again that the crowds here go wilder than anywhere else. 526 more words