Middle Eastern music on shellac disc

Ustad Salim Rashid Suri: Yaḥyá ‘Umar gāl, 2

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:12

  • Shelf mark

    1CS0035629

  • Recording date

    1930s

  • Recording locations

    Oman

  • Performers

    Rashid Suri, Ustad Salim (singer / ‘ūd, male)

  • Description

    Although the 'Gramophone Company' and 'Columbia Gramophone Company' merged (to EMI) in 1931 discs were still issued using the original company names. That means this recording is from the 1930s or early 1940s. Sowt genre of Oman. Ustad Salim Rashid Suri (singer, ‘ūd player) CEI 13780 (second side): The piece continues on the second side. Instruments: the ‘ūd lute, violin (kaman), and mirwās drum. Released on Columbia Records; Matrix number: CEI 13780-1, 'Made in India' by 'Trade Mark of Columbia Gramophone Co Ltd Hayes, Middlesex, England'.

  • Related images

    1. Disc Label, Side A,
    2. Disc Label, Side B,
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