Middle Eastern music on shellac disc

Elustaz Hafez Mahdy: Haya  bina haya

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  • Recording locations

    Baghdad, Iraq

  • Performers

    Mahdy, El ustaz Hafez (singer, male)

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    The singer Elustaz Hafez Mahdy. The song most probably belongs to the pesta musical genre. Musical instruments are: violin, santūr (a hammered dulcimer), the lute ‘ūd and a drum (daff?). The singer alternates with an all-male chorus. Released on HMV Records; issue number 30-9146, Matrix number: 0C 2311

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