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Judith Heineman & Dan Marcotte | The Magic Carpet: Songs and Stories From Mesopotamia And Ancient Egypt

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The Magic Carpet: Songs and Stories From Mesopotamia And Ancient Egypt

by Judith Heineman & Dan Marcotte

Storytelling, spoken word accompanied by instrumental and vocal music in the style of Egypt and Mesopotamia.
Genre: Spoken Word: Storytelling
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  Song Share Time Download
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1. The Mesopotamian Timeline Song
Judith Heineman & Dan Marcotte
2:25 $0.99
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2. Ishtar's Descent to the Underworld
Judith Heineman & Dan Marcotte
15:02 $2.99
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3. The Wise King of Uruk and the Foolish King of Aratta
Judith Heineman & Dan Marcotte
12:31 $2.99
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4. Sekhmet, The Lioness Goddess
Judith Heineman & Dan Marcotte
6:32 $0.99
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5. The Legend of Osiris
Judith Heineman & Dan Marcotte
9:26 $1.99
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6. The Treasure Thief
Judith Heineman & Dan Marcotte
12:37 $2.99
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7. The Mummy Song
Judith Heineman & Dan Marcotte
4:18 $0.99
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8. Rhodopis: The Egyptian Cinderella
Judith Heineman & Dan Marcotte
10:24 $1.99
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The Magic Carpet: Songs and Stories from Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt, has been performed at hundreds of schools, libraries, museums and festivals throughout the United States. Judith tells captivating legends while Dan plays period authentic instruments, including the Egyptian Oud, Middle Eastern Doumbek, Kinnor Harp, Ocarina, and more. This show was originally commissioned for the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago and their exhibit, The Royal Tombs of Ur. Judith's wonderful vocal presence intrigues and engages listeners, transporting the audience to ancient times and cultures. Dan's musical interpretation of the period is of the highest order, combining researched ethnomusicological studies and original composition. The collection of stories and music, including tales of En Merkar, Ishtar, Sekhmet, Osirius, and a hilarious Mummy Song, will delight and entertain all audiences.

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