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The Musicians Of The Nile

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The Musicians Of The Nile

The Musicians Of The Nile has been played on NTS in shows including guests, featured first on 17 January 2015. Songs played include «El Bâhr, El Bâhr» and Variations Sur Des Thèmes Populaires.

The Musicians of the Nile, a soaring, intoxicating, hypnotic effort incorporating wailing vocal ululations, dramatic percussion and the alternate trills and drones of the rabbabah.

Originating from Upper-Egypt (Al-Sa'eed), for four generations the Mataqil have cultivated alliances with Gypsy families specialized in the art of singing.

Frequently imitated and sometimes plagiarized, The Musicians of the Nile - lauded by the likes of Sun Ra and Keith Jarrett - have, for the last two decades,…

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«El Bâhr, El Bâhr»
Les Musiciens du Nil
Ocora1979
«El Bâhr, El Bâhr»
Les Musiciens du NilOcora1979
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Variations Sur Des Thèmes Populaires
Les Musiciens du Nil
Ocora1979
Variations Sur Des Thèmes Populaires
Les Musiciens du NilOcora1979
Discogs