The Spirit of Rumi, Pt. 1

We'll listen to texts by the great 13th century poet and mystic Jalal ad-Din Rumi, poetry that is nearly music, as incorporated into ritual music of the Mawlawiyah order of the Whirling Dervishes, a sect founded by Rumi. We'll hear the complete Sema ritual in six parts, as recorded in Istanbul, Turkey from a multi-CD set called "The Music of Islam."

PROGRAM #1474, The Spirit of Rumi, Part 1 (12-17-97)





The Music of Islam, Volume 9

Mawlawiyah Music of the Whirling Dervishes

Sema Ritual [42:30]

Celestial Harmonies #13149**


Songs of the Enchanted

Jaane Maan [7:00]

X Dot 25 Productions PM2003-2