Jalilah’s Raks Sharki - Jalilah's Raks Sharki 6 - In A Beirut Mood


"Jalilah's Raks Sharki 6 - In A Beirut Mood" - Jalilah’s Raks Sharki

Jalilah's Raks Sharki 6 feat. Ihsan Al-Mounzer - In A Beirut Mood

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  • Artist:Jalilah’s Raks Sharki
  • featured artist:Ihsan Al-Mounzer
  • region:Orient
  • release year:2003
  • style(s):
    • Oriental
    • Raks sharki
  • country:Lebanon
  • catalogue numberPIR1788
  • formats:
    • CD

The three great centres of Raks Sharki dance are Egypt, Turkey and Lebanon. Each school has its own variations on the classic forms, in the movements and in the music. Volume 6 of Jalilah’s Raks Sharki series finds her further investigating the oriental dance styles in Lebanon. Recorded in Beirut with an orchestra arranged and conducted by pianist and composer, Ihsan Al-Mounzer. Whether a dancer or listener, you’ll be entranced by the pure delight of oriental dance, Beirut style. So take the next nightflight and dance this out for yourself!


"Whether belly dancing is your passion or not, the abundance of elegantly enticing Arabic swing heard here is sure to please."

Global Rhythm 11/2003

"It's easy to fall in deepest, wildly abandoned love with this music, its sensual textures, its yearning melodies, its wild rhythms and breathtaking arrangements"

Max Reinhardt, fROOTS

"Jalilah's extensive knowledge of musical rhythms; and her wish to bring thrilling dance music to both dancer and dance aficionado, has pushed her into the "who's who" of Oriental Dance! Pure Delight of Oriental Dance on Piranha Musik"

Rock Paper Scissors

"Hip-swivelling fun, and a must for fans of the genre."

Dr. Rhythms

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