Album Review

Kaltsoum, Oum – “Vol. II (1926-1927-1928)” – [Club Du Disque Arabe]

humana   7/26/2014   CD, International

One of the best ways to appreciate a culture is to know its music, and vice versa. This second installment in documenting the musical life of “the Grand Lady of Egyptian singing” contains examples of the range of the amazing voice set against simple musical accompaniment of strings (sitar- and violin-like). Read the liner notes to learn how a little five-year-old from humble beginnings took a talent and ran with it.

you heard it 19 times on kfjc! most recently:
  • 570 days ago, Avakhov played 1928 - Afdihi In Hafidza Elhawa
  • 1102 days ago, Sally Goodin played 1926 - Dzikra Saad
  • 1858 days ago, Hemroid the Leader played 1928 - Afdihi In Hafidza Elhawa
  • 2212 days ago, Hemroid the Leader played 1927 - Ala Aini Elhagr
  • 2624 days ago, Herbert West and Scooby Don't played 1926 - Dzikra Saad
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