Middle Eastern music on shellac disc

Hedeiri Abou Aziz: Fathieh

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:19

  • Shelf mark

    9CS0026166

  • Recording date

    1931

  • Recording locations

    Baghdad, Iraq

  • Performers

    Aziz, Hedeiri Abou (singer, male)

  • Description

    The Iraqi singer Hedeiri Abou Aziz (also spelled: 'Hdhairy', 'Khedeiri', 'Khedery', Abu), born in Nasiriyya (southern Iraq) was the best-known Rifi singer in Iraq. Side B (0C2348. Rifi genre of Iraq. The singer is supported by a male chorus. Musical instruments are: jōza (bowed fiddle, four strings and coconut shell resonator), qānūn box zither (or the santūr, a hammered dulcimer), ‘ūd and drum (darbukka?). Released on HMV Records; issue number 30-8296, Matrix number: 0C 2348

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