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Music
Author AlHaj, Rahim, composer, arranger of music, performer.

Title Letters from Iraq [sound recording] : oud and string quintet / Rahim AlHaj ; arranged by Rahim AlHaj and Zack Kear.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, [2017]
2017

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    Q IRAQ ALHA A77CD    Available
 PAS Central Library Music, CDs    CD Q IRAQ ALHA A 77    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc.
Description 1 audio disc (70 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
performed music prm rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
Physical Medium plastic metal 4 3/4 in. mass-produced
Description audio file rda
CD audio
oud 1 instrumental ensemble 1 1 1 lcmpt
oud 1 violin 2 viola 1 cello 1 double bass 1 percussion 1 7 lcmpt
Note Programmatic compositions based on actual mailed letters.
Compact disc.
Title from disc label.
Performer Rahim AlHaj, oud; David Felberg, Ruxandra Marquardt, violins; Shanti Randall, viola; James Holland, cello; Jean-Luc Matton, double bass; Issa Malluf, percussion.
Event Recorded at Santa Fe Center Studios, Albuquerque, NM; Airshow, Takoma Park, MD.
Note Program notes by D.A. Sonneborn, in English with Arabic translation, biographical notes on the performers, and discography (19, 19 pages : color illustrations) inserted in container.
Contents Eastern love : Sinan (6:54) -- Forbidden attraction : Tiama (12:17) -- Running boy : Fuad (13:07) -- The last time we will fly birds : Riyadh (9:25) -- Going home : Rahim (7:42) -- Unspoken word : Laila (6:17) -- Fly home : Fatima (8:36) -- Voices to remember : Zainab (5:22).
Subject Oud music.
Oud with instrumental ensemble.
Septets (Oud, violins (2), viola, cello, double bass, percussion).
Iraq -- Songs and music.
Added Author Kear, Zack, arranger of music.
Felberg, David, performer.
Marquardt, Ruxandra, performer.
Randall, Shanti, performer.
Holland, James (Cellist), performer.
Matton, Jean-Luc, performer.
Malluf, Issa, performer.
Standard No. 093074057728
Music No. SFW CD 40577 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings (disc label)
SFW 40577 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings (container spine)

 
    
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