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TAFA’L | PREPARED PIANO & TAPE | تفاعيل
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TAFA’IL for prepared piano and Tape.
Composed by Wajdi Abou Diab
Performed by Ramzi Hakim
Ahmad El Kheir (Vocal)
Ahmad El Hajj (Microtonal Trumpet)
Zeinab Mawassi (Videography)
Mouhamad Al Alloush (Arabic calligrapher)
- Release of « The Mouraba’ Dance » – Opus 13C – for Solo Viola, with Violist Noemi Chemali
- Release of the song cycle « دعوة موت الى العشاء » with Soprano Lara Joekhadar and Pianist Liana haratyunyan – text by Zanoubia Zaher
- Recording of the piece « A tune for Amer’s Horn » – Opus 10 – for French horn, piano and double bass
The Unsquare Suite is a suite of five pieces for concert band, composed as a reflection for the asymmetrical world that we live in. Based on many Arabic ancient traditional rhythms, the first movement takes a journey on the 11/8 rhythm called “AL AWISS” with a small introduction, then a lyrical theme, followed with aContinue reading “THE UNSQUARE SUITE”
Composed By Wajdi Abou DiabFrench Horn: Amr SelimPiano: Seba AliViolin: Mario RahiRecorded, mixed, and mastered at redbouth studio “BEL AFRAH” (بالأفراح) – opus 11B for French Horn, Violin, and Piano.This Trio is the second in the Opus 11, inspired by the Arabic wedding tradition, and a folk tune that used to be sung during theseContinue reading “BEL AFRAH | FRENCH HORN TRIO | بالافراح”
A special tribute to the great Lebanese singer and songwriter WADIH EL SAFI, With our special guest Dr Elia Francis El Safi (Wadeeh El Safi brother) talking about Wadeeh’s life and music, and a selection of Wadih’s immortal melodies (Mawwal Lebnan ya ot’it sama, Ya bou l Marjaleh, Mawwal Walaw) arranged for piano by theContinue reading “Tribute to Wadih El Safi”
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