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Bedouin Music of Southern Sinai

Various Artists
Bedouin Music of Southern Sinai

When this recording was made, the Bedouin of Southern Sinai were striving to maintain their semi-nomadic ways of life in a changing world. This selection provides a valuable record of and insight into their repertory of archaic poetry, songs and dances, as well as more popular tunes.

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"Egypt: The Bedouin Culture"

Track Listing

101
Hudjaini - Caravan Song Tarabin Tribe 1:47
102
Water Drawing Song Mzina tribe 2:10
103
Ḥafla: Bedouin Evening: Coffee Grinding, Daḥḥīya Dance, Poem's Declamation Different tribes recorded in Dir Nasib and Wadi Firan 5:58
104
Flute Solo Wadi Firan man 1:48
105
Makrūna Tarabin Tribe 2:11
106
Three Simsimiyya Tunes Al-Tur lutist, drummer 4:30
107
A Fisherman's Song Abu Rodeis 2:13
201
A Yamania Song Al-Tur lutist, singers 5:02
202
A Yamania Song Al-Tur lutist, singers 3:11
203
Ya khazaráne - Love Song Al-Tur lutist, singers 2:20
204
Alá dal 'úna Fisherman from the Syro-Lebanese region 2:14
205
A Love Song Al-Tur lutist, singers 2:30
206
The Rich and the Poor Al-Tur lutist, singers 3:32
207
Yamania: Complaint - Epic Song Al-Tur lutist, singers 2:46
208
A Fisherman's Dance Al-Tur singers 4:48

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