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African Melody & Beat

by Various Artists

Music selections of various cultures from the African continent: Egypt, Ethiopia, Mali, Senegal & Zaire as recorded by Halim El-Dabh
Genre: World: African
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Amharinia Mazinko
Halim El-Dabh
0:45 $0.99
2. Guarge Women
Halim El-Dabh
1:02 $0.99
3. Galla-Oromo Mazinko
Halim El-Dabh
1:26 $0.99
4. Suhag Province
Halim El-Dabh
1:42 $0.99
5. Bamako Village Musicians
Halim El-Dabh
1:43 $0.99
6. Kinshasa Region
Halim El-Dabh
1:49 $0.99
7. Song With Metal String Krar
Halim El-Dabh
1:49 $0.99
8. Shashamani Cowgirls Song
Halim El-Dabh
2:07 $0.99
9. Bamako Village Life
Halim El-Dabh
2:29 $0.99
10. Boy's Shelala
Halim El-Dabh
2:41 $0.99
11. Tigrinia Love Song
Halim El-Dabh
2:51 $0.99
12. Goma Region
Halim El-Dabh
3:06 $0.99
13. Ekonda Women of the Forest
Halim El-Dabh
3:17 $0.99
14. Dephtera With Ancient harp (Bagena)
Halim El-Dabh
3:53 $0.99
15. Bamako Paraban
Halim El-Dabh
4:05 $0.99
16. Monk Sings With Bagena
Halim El-Dabh
4:14 $0.99
17. Steel string Krar
Halim El-Dabh
4:28 $0.99
18. Bamako Village Celebration
Halim El-Dabh
5:49 $0.99
19. Wollamo-Soddu
Halim El-Dabh
6:44 $0.99
20. Timbuktu Tuareg
Halim El-Dabh
18:58 $0.99
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Album Notes
Halim El-Dabh has conducted ethnomusicological research in the Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Guinea, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, and Zaire. Within the African Diaspora, his research also includes Brazil, Jamaica, and the United States.
He has written for African instruments and African themes. His works in opera, symphony, ballet, orchestra, chamber and electronic music are inspired from the heart of cultures in Africa and Asia. Information about his 300 works can be found through C. F. Peters Publishers and Broadcast Music Inc., both in New York City.
Presented here are selected pieces from El-Dabh's vast collection of studies, travels and performances by and with African peoples.

1. Amharinia Mazinkoand Voice 1963 Ethiopia 0:43

2. Gurage Women Vocal Percussion 1963 Ethiopia 1:00

3. Galla-Oromo Mazinko and Voice 1963 Ethiopia 1:24

4. Suhag Province. Zamrs - 1960 Egypt 1:41
Double Reed Wind Instruments and Flat Drum.

5. Bamako Village Musicians. 1967 Mali 1:42
African Marimbas and Shakers .

6. Kinshasa Region. Workers song. 1975 Zaire 1:47

7. Eritrean Song with Metal String Krar. 1964 Ethiopia 1:48

8. Shashamani Cowgirls Song 1963 Ethiopia 1:47

9. Bamako Village Life. 1967 Mali 2:27
Kora, Balafon and Metal Clappers

10. Boy's Shelala - Expressions of Courage. 1963 Ethiopia 2:40
From a period when Italy unsuccessfully invaded Ethiopia.

11. Tigrinia Love Song with Washint (flute) 1963 Ethiopia 2:49

12. Goma region. Workers song. 1975 Zaire 3:05

13. Ekonda Women of the Forest Region. 1975 Zaire 3:16

14. Dephtera with Ancient Ethiopian Harp (bagena). 1963 Ethiopia 3:52
Priest Reciting from Ethiopian Bibile.

15. Bamako.Paraban The Hunter. 1967 Mali 4:04
Song with Balafon, Shakers and Metal Clappers.

16. Ethiopian Monk Sings with Bagena. 1963 Ethiopia 4:17

17. Eritrean Steel String Krar. 1964 Ethiopia 4:27

18. BamakoVillage Celebration. 1967 Mali 5:47

19. Wollamo - Soddu. Unique Traditional Circle Drama. 1963 Ethiopia 6:43

20. Timbuktu Tuareg. Vocal with Guitar Like Khalem, 1967 Mali 18:58
Drums and Shakers.

Many thanks to all who helped make this work possible.
Halim El-Dabh



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