Claude Thornhill - 1948-Transcription Performance (CD NEW)Label: Hep RecordsFormat: CDRelease Date: 26 Sep 1994No. of Discs: 1UPC: 603366001720Album Tracks1. POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL2. ADIOS3. WHERE OR WHEN4. SPANISH DANCE5. ANTHROPOLOGY6. BAIA7. ARAB DANCE8. ROBBINS' NEST9. ROYAL GARDEN BLUES10. POLKA DOTS & MOONBEAMS11. THERE'S A SMALL HOTEL12. I KNEW YOU WHEN13.
Created by Ranya Renee, New York City-based star performer and instructor of Arabic-style bellydance, "The Baladi: Bellydance Egyptian Style" is a comprehensive program that will immerse you in the beautiful world of traditional Egyptian dance music, soulful and spirited baladi improvisation, and delicious, dynamic moves. This nearly 5 and a half hour-long 2-DVD set covers the structure, rhythms and musical flavors of typical baladi progressions, teaches the essential technique and dance vocabulary of baladi, and provides drills for developing your own improvisational practice.
An Arabic musician who has set up his home base in Paris, Cheb Mami is the personification of the term "world music." Now, after capturing the hearts of fans and conquering dance-floors around the world, Mami opens his doors to offer a behind-the-scenes look at the life of a genuine world music superstar. ~ Jason Buchanan, All Movie Guide.
Musicians desiring to play the Dance music, the Sacred music or the Folk music of the Arab and Turkish worlds must study these scales. Discover the musical basis for the incredibly rich emotions associated with Middle Eastern music. Forty-Five Arabic Musi
Shirim - Klezmer Nutcracker (CD NEW)Label: Newport Classic/VaiFormat: CDRelease Date: 09 Apr 2013No. of Discs: 1UPC: 032466564024Album Tracks1. Kozatsky 'til You Dropsky (Trepak)2. Dance of the Latkes Queen (Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy)3. March of the Macabees (March)4. Araber Tants (Arab Dance)5. Tants Chinese (Chinese Dance)6. Dance of the Dreydls (Dance of the Reed Flutes)7.
This inclusive program introduces 4 folk dance styles from around the Arab world: Dabke, Khaliji, Saidi and Sufi. Karim teaches the steps, gestures, and combinations with detailed explanation and educated structure. Each step has an Arabic name and a cultural context, and all are clearly explained and demonstrated. Accompanied by Aubre and Lauren, Karim presents all the lessons, plus 6 choreographies that can be performed by any size group.
This hilariously uplifting memoir follows an Arab American womanâ s merry life as she shimmies her way from getting dumped by her tattoo-artist boyfriend to coming to grips with being single, ample, and 30. In the tradition of Bridget Jonesâ s Diary but true, this uniquely American story is filled with colorful characters such as Rosie, the corn-rowed truck-driving belly dancer; Fahed, cologne-doused rich loser; Too-Tall Mary, a member of an amateur belly dancing troupe; and Gimmel, the authorâ s Jewish great-uncle.
Let Virginia show you how to incorporate cane technique and combinations into your bellydance performances to add a rich traditional element! Raks Al Asaya, Arabic for "cane dance," originates in the Sa'id region located in the south of Egypt. Men and women alike dance with the cane, typically at celebrations and festivals. On this DVD, Virginia combines these folkloric steps with the feminine grace and flirtatiousness of bellydance.
The Tabla, also known as the Doumbek, is an ancient instrument of the Arab World. Rarely absent from any celebration, this goblet-shaped drum is used folk, popular and classical music throughout the Middle East and neighboring countries. Many around the world are drawn to this captivating instrument. With Rhythms of the Arab World, Volume 1, world-renowned percussionist Karim Nagi will teach you the essential technique and rythms so you can play the live bands, drum circles and dancers.
Music and Traditions of the Arabian Peninsulaprovides a pioneering overview of folk and traditional urban music, along with dance and rituals, of Saudi Arabia and the Upper Gulf States of Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar. The nineteen chapters introduce variegated regions and subcultures and their rich and dynamic musical arts, many of which heretofore have been unknown beyond local communities.