Middle Eastern music on shellac disc
Hedeiri Abou Aziz: Fathieh
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Aziz, Hedeiri Abou (singer, male)
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