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Traditional Music of Tunisia


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Tunisia 1: Classical

Folkways Records
Released: 2012-05-30
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Tunisia 1: Classical
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  • Instrument(s) N¯ay; Oud; Violin.
  • Record Label Folkways Records.
  • Credits Recorded by Wolfgang Laade ; Design by Ronald Clyne.
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After the rise of Islam in the 7th century, classical Arab music developed in cities and later in the Muslim (Moorish) Andalusian courts of Seville, Granada, and Cordoba. From the 13th century onward, the Christian reconquista of Spain drove the Muslims to North Africa, where these local styles took root. In his liner notes, ethnomusicologist Wolfgang Laade explains that the goal of the Seville-influenced Tunis music presented here is the exact reproduction of traditional repertoire. Liner notes include a description of Arab-Andalusian music history, forms, and instruments.

The Music of Islam, Vol. 8: Folkloric Music of Tunisia

Celestial Harmonies
Released: 1997-12-02
Audio CD

The Music of Islam, Vol. 8: Folkloric Music of Tunisia
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Ten years in the making, The Music of Islam series recorded in Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Turkey, Yemen, Pakistan, Indonesia, Iran and Qatar represents the most comprehensive sound documentation available to Westerners today, of a world religion dating back to 1/622. Although governed by strict rules for fourteen centuries, contact with other cultures has radically affected Islamic music throughout history. As the world enters the XV/21st century the timing of this collection serves an even larger purpose, documenting the traditions that have survived and will continue to survive for centuries to come. Today, one fifth of the world's population, one billion people, are Muslims, occupying a large territory stretching from the Atlantic shore of north and west Africa, through west, central, and south Asia to island southeast Asia, and attracting an increasing following in India, western Europe, north America, east Asia, and southern Africa. This is a global presence which cannot be ignored.

According to producer David Parsons this volume was the most difficult in the series, both technically and information-wise. "It was a classic case of trying to record, with one stereo microphone, a group of singers who also played drums", exclaims Parsons. Yet, however technically challenging it may have been, the end result is nonetheless superb. Two of the most beautiful songs (tracks 2 and 7) on the recording feature the mawwal - a vocal form which usually follows the performance of the layali - vocal improvisations. The form was known as early as the III/9th century where it was described in connection with the working class. Also featured is a modern composition (a rarity in this series) by group leader and vocalist, Lotfi Jormana. As in traditional music, the melodic component of this song is shaped by the concept of maqam - or mode - which governs the construction of melodic phrases, standard melodic formulae, cadential patterns, and vocal range.

Leila Haddad Traditional Songs & Beats From Tunisia Music Cd Sidi Mansour

By Sidi Mansour

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Leila Haddad Traditional Songs & Beats From Tunisia Music Cd Sidi Mansour
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Leila Haddad Traditional songs & Beats from Tunisia music cd

Diz 'N Bird at Carnegie Hall

Roost
Released: 1997-06-17
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Diz  N Bird at Carnegie Hall
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  • 40's Traditional Big Band Jazz.
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Talk about a historic concert! Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Milt Jackson-all together at Carnegie Hall on September 29, 1947. The songs include favorites like Salt Peanuts and A Night in Tunisia , as well as premieres of John Lewis's Toccata for Trumpet and George Russell's Cubano-Be, Cubano-Bop . 15 tracks in all, brought together on CD for the first time.

A Night In Tunisia

Hindsight Records
Released: 2011-11-10
Audio CD

A Night In Tunisia
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A Night In Tunisia by Dizzy Gillespie

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A Night In Tunisia

Future Noise Music Ltd.
Released: 2011-02-07
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A Night In Tunisia
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A Night In Tunisia by Miles Davis

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Night in Tunisia

Toshiba EMI Japan
Released: 2008-01-29
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Night in Tunisia
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Modern Jazz Quartet at the Music Inn, Vol. 2 [Vinyl LP] [Japanese Import] [Stereo] [Cutout]

Atlantic / Warner - Pioneer
Vinyl

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  • STEREO VINYL LP
  • Modern Jazz Quartet at the Music Inn, Vol. 2
  • Cutout With Cover 'Notch'
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STEREO VINYL LP! HIGH QUALITY JAPANESE IMPORT! Modern Jazz Quartet at the Music Inn, Vol. 2! Guest Artist: Sonny Rollins! Modern Jazz Quartet: Milt Jackson (vibraphone); John Lewis (piano); Percy Heath (bass); Connie Kay (drums). Additional personnel: Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone). Recorded at The Music Inn, Lenox, Massachusetts in August, 1958. Cutout with Cover 'Notch'! TRACKS: A1. Medley: Stardust / I Can't Get Started / Lover Man; A2. Yardbird Suite; A3. Midsommer; B1. Festival Sketch; B2. Bags' Groove; & B3. Night In Tunisia.

The Frank Morgan Quartet: Yardbird Suite [Vinyl LP] [Stereo] [Cutout]

Contemporary
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  • STEREO VINYL LP
  • 1988 Contemporary Release
  • CUTOUT!
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STEREO VINYL LP! CUTOUT! Frank Morgan Quartet: Yardbird Suite! 1988 Contemporary Release! Personnel: Frank Morgan, alto saxophone; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Ron Carter, double bass; & Al Foster, drums. TRACKS: A1. Yardbird Suite; A2. Night in Tunisia; A3. Billie's Bounce; B1. Star Eyes; B2. Scrapple from the Apple; & B3. Skylark.



 
 
 

 
 
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