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Music of South Arabia

Various Artists
Music of South Arabia

This collection of Music of South Arabia was recorded of a meeting of Bedouin tribesmen in the Western Desert and of Southern Yemenite folk songs from Aden. The music recorded during the tribesmen meeting “[gives] a general picture of the festive nature of such a gathering” at which sword dances are performed and gun salutes may occur. The songs of the Yemenite Jews on this album showcase the light-hearted ceremonial music performed at a wedding or bris.

Track Listing

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101
Gathering Song of the Tribe of Awlaqi n/a 3:04
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102
Sword Dance n/a 1:47
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103
Gathering song of the Tribe of Awdali n/a 0:53
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104
War Song n/a 1:51
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105
Love Song n/a 1:37
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106
Song About the Paying of Taxes n/a 3:05
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107
Dramatic Representation of Tribal Quarrel n/a 1:39
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201
Folk Song n/a 1:23
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202
Dance n/a 1:31
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203
Wedding Song n/a 1:44
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204
Wedding Song n/a 1:39
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205
Love Song n/a 1:29
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206
Love Song n/a 4:01

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