Middle Eastern music on shellac disc

Qassem Abdulla: Pasta  (Dekhilkoom yahyel benat)

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:18

  • Shelf mark

    9CS0025052

  • Recording date

    1930s

  • Recording locations

    Iraq

  • Performers

    Abdulla, Qassem (singer, male)

  • Description

    Qassem Abdulla is a paste, abūd̲īya and rifi singer from Iraq. Side-B The song belongs to the pesta musical genre. Musical instruments are: ‘ūd, violin, nay (end-blown flute), qānūn box zither and drums (daff and darbukka?). Released on Columbia Records; Matrix number: COF 301-1

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