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Samme’na Shi Mna’erfou (سمّعنا شي منعرفو)
A new album for solo piano, performed by pianist Ramzi Hakim, arranged by the Lebanese composer Wajdi Abou Diab.
The album is a collection of the most famous Arabic songs, was released via My official YouTube channel on Saturday 13 – 3 – 2021, at 7:00 PM (Beirut time; GMT +2).
Arrangement: Wajdi Abou Diab
Piano, recording, mixing, and editing: Ramzi Hakim
Mastering: Charbel Bark
cover design: Agnese Franchini
- Release of « A cry from the frozen pole » (صرخة من القطب المتجمّد) – Opus 14 – for a male singer, violin, viola, cello and piano
- Release of « The Awiss Dance » – Opus 13A – for Solo Bass Flute, with Flutist Dustin White
- Release of « A tribute to Wadeeh El Safi » for solo piano, with pianist Chantal Francis Menassa
- Recording of « Sama’i Wajdi » – Opus 22 – for Flute and piano, with Flutist Anna Suhaila and Pianist Ramzi Hakim
- Recording of the piece « A tune for Amer’s Horn » – Opus 10 – with Amr Slim on french horn, Makram Bou l Hosn on double bass, and Seba Ali on piano
A new album for solo piano by the Lebanese-Italian pianist Ramzi Hakim, and the Lebanese composer Wajdi Abou Diab.
The album is a collection of the most famous Arabic songs, arranged for piano solo.
After receiving an invitation from the Chicago based pianist/ bassoonist/ composer Angela Salvaggionne to give a workshop about Arabic music, and meet her students, a workshop with the Lebanese composer Wajdi Abou Diab was hold via ZOOM on 30 January 2021.
A new project I worked on during the last 2 weeks of 2020, I wrote a short melody Inspired by the Lebanese folk dance called Dabkeh, to celebrate the end of the 2020 year, and to dance with those who survived it! I recorded the same piece 12 times, and I shared one recording perContinue reading “DABKET El 2020”
This book is a collection of the most famous Arabic folk songs, chosen from all the Arabic region, including tunes from Lebanon, Egypt, Syria, Palestine, Algeria, Tunisia, Irak and more, arranged for solo piano by the Lebanese pianist and composer Wajdi Abou Diab.
Four Pieces from my composition list – that happened to be opus 1, 2, 3 and 4 – chosen for this album, inspired by the Arabic traditional music, melodies, rhythms, dances and folklore, and developed in a contemporary unique way, to reflect the contradictions, traditions, and conflicts of our societies.
Chosen pieces from the wide Arabic classical repertoire, in addition to some works of contemporary Lebanese composers, arranged for solo instrument and piano, by the lebanese composer Wajdi Abou Diab, with transposed/ arranged parts
- Samme’na Shi Mna’erfou (سمّعنا شي منعرفه)
- Chicago Arabic Music Workshop
- DABKET EL 2020
- تفاعيل: في ايقاع الشعر العربي
- عن مبادرة التعليم الموسيقي عن بعد المجانية
- Music for Story Performance
- “Majnoun Layla” suite
- Warm-up Chorales for orchestra
- Lunigiana International Music Festival COMPOSITION COMPETITION 2020
- Scales and Arpeggios for piano
- Arabic Folk Tunes for Solo piano
- موسيقى الصّور الشّمسيّة
- The Lebanese National Anthem
- Tyre International festival 2017 with composer Jamal A. Hosn
- Projects with the Composer Nabil Jaafar
- Works for Recorder
- A Tribute to Zaki Nassif
- Dances for an asymmetrical world
- Projects with the Oud player Abbas Kassamany
- Our Special Quarantine
- Ya Hnayena
- “From Far Away”
- Longa and Samai’ – with Piano Accompaniment
- World Music online course