Episode #2697

New Music from North Africa

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Friday, July 06, 2007

On this New Sounds program, listen to works from Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Egypt, featuring Les Musiciens de Nil. Plus, hear excerpts from the The Rough Guide's compilation "North African Cafe," featuring artists from Algeria's legendary Maurice El Medioni to French-Tunisian oud master, Smadj. Plus, live performances from the Fez Festival of World Sacred Music and more.

PROGRAM #2697, A North African Sampler (First aired on Friday, 7/6/07)





Various artists: Akli-D

The Rough Guide to North African Café

Barman [4:30]

Rough Guide/World Music Network #1187 ** www.worldmusic.netalso available at

Various artists:El Tanbura

Sar-A-Lay [4:00]

Various artists:Abdel Gadir Salim

Lemon Bara [5:00]

Rabbi Haim Louk & Arab-Andalusian Orchestra of Fez

Live, Fes Festival, Morocco, 6-28-00

Ya Moulana [10:00]

Not commercially available. Check with Hatikvah Music in LA for recordings of Rabbi Louk: or (213-655-7083)

Various Artists: Sahabat Akkiraz & Orient Expressions

Les Orientales

The Rough Guide to North African Café

Ben Melamet Hirkasini Guydim [3:30]

See above.

Wayak [6:30]

See above.

Various artists: Musa Dieng Kala

Under the Moroccan Sky: Fes Festival, Vol III

West African Sufi Songs [6:00]

Sounds True #00122

Sheikh Yacine Al Tuhamy

Traditional Maddah Music of Upper Egypt [6:00]

Comments [1]

Brian Tourville from New Paltz, New York

First time hearing your show - First time hearing this Music:

New Music from North Africa
Show #2697

Not certain where I can purchase this - it is a Must Have!

This 'Slammin' gathering of Artist puts the Spirituality out on the Table - if one ever wonders where the 'Rock' comes from, here are some of the Highest Forms of the Art.

More from These Soon - Please !

Thanks Much -

Brian T.

Jul. 07 2007 12:58 AM

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