Performers: Aïcha Redouane (voice), Salah el-Din Mohamed (qânûn), Brahim Meziane el-Otmani ('ud), Farhat Bouallagui (violin), Habib Yammine (riqq)
Playing time: 70'26"
Recording date: December 1995 (live, Paris); CD release: 2000
This is a very appealing and creative rendition, incorporating the Egyptian "Renaissance" style of the 1900s with the Andalucian muwashshah (link from EM FAQ, for performance as historical recreation) genre as well as Syrian & Turkish rhythm. The program nonetheless displays a real unity, making this one of the most dynamic & convincing modern Arabic recitals available. Improvisational sections and elements are used to fine effect.
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