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Streaming Mar 26 - Apr 5, 2021 // UMS Digital Presentation

Arab Women in Music: The Works of Asmahan and Umm Kulthum
National Arab Orchestra
(UMS Digital Presentation)

 

This digital offering was filmed at the Ithra Theatre in Saudia Arabia last year by the National Arab Orchestra and features music made famous by two outstanding female singers, Asmahan and Umm Kulthum, who catalyzed a period of creative vibrancy in Egypt during the middle of the 20th century. Lubana Al Quntar, a descendent of Asmahan’s family, and Mai Farouk, a specialist in Tarab who has sung the works of Umm Kulthum in major venues around the world, bring their striking voices and unique artistry to this special program.

Program

Songs for Asmahan
Medhat Asim Ya Habibi Ta’ala
Farid Alatrash Nawayt Adari Alami
Farid Alatrash Layali il-Uns
Mohamed il-Qasabji Ya Tuyour

Mohamed Abdelwahab Fakarouni – Instrumental Medley (arr. Michael Ibrahim)

Songs for Umm Kulthum
Baligh Hamdi Alf Leila
Riyad il-Sunbati ‘Ala Baladi il-Mahboub
Zakaria Ahmed il-Wardi Gamil
Mohamed Abdelwahab Inta ‘Umri

 

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  • Louise Taylor

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Streaming Mar 26 - Apr 5, 2021
UMS Digital Presentation

Arab Women in Music: The Works of Asmahan and Umm Kulthum
National Arab Orchestra
(UMS Digital Presentation)

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This digital offering was filmed at the Ithra Theatre in Saudia Arabia last year by the National Arab Orchestra and features music made famous by two outstanding female singers, Asmahan and Umm Kulthum, who catalyzed a period of creative vibrancy in Egypt during the middle of the 20th century. Lubana Al Quntar, a descendent of Asmahan’s family, and Mai Farouk, a specialist in Tarab who has sung the works of Umm Kulthum in major venues around the world, bring their striking voices and unique artistry to this special program.

Program

Songs for Asmahan
Medhat Asim Ya Habibi Ta’ala
Farid Alatrash Nawayt Adari Alami
Farid Alatrash Layali il-Uns
Mohamed il-Qasabji Ya Tuyour

Mohamed Abdelwahab Fakarouni – Instrumental Medley (arr. Michael Ibrahim)

Songs for Umm Kulthum
Baligh Hamdi Alf Leila
Riyad il-Sunbati ‘Ala Baladi il-Mahboub
Zakaria Ahmed il-Wardi Gamil
Mohamed Abdelwahab Inta ‘Umri

 

This Digital Arts Adventure is brought to you in part by

UMCU Arts Adventures

SPONSORS

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

  • Louise Taylor
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