Lunigiana International Music Festival COMPOSITION COMPETITION 2020

After my participation in the LIMF Composition Competition 2020, with exactly 50 other composers around the world, I was so proud that my piece “Cry from a frozen pole” for Baritone, piano, violin, viola, and cello, on a poem by my friend Shadi Sawwan win an “HONORABLE MENTION” and the “SPECIAL PRIZE BY CLUSTER” (Alternate)Continue reading “Lunigiana International Music Festival COMPOSITION COMPETITION 2020”

Scales and Arpeggios for piano

For all piano teachers and students, happy to announce that my scales and arpeggios book is now available online in two volumes (beginner and intermediate) About the book Scales and arpeggios fingering for Piano are designed to help the students learning the scales, with clear fingering and big font, coloring the black keys in blackContinue reading “Scales and Arpeggios for piano”

Arabic Folk Tunes for Solo piano

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.This book gives the opportunity for the pianists all around the globe toContinue reading “Arabic Folk Tunes for Solo piano”

موسيقى الصّور الشّمسيّة

الموسيقى تقاس بتأثيرها على سامعها، لا تقاس بآلاتها ولا عدد دقائقها وبساطتها أو تعقيدها. الموسيقى إذا لم تكن سيّئة المفعول والنّتيجة، هي كالصّورة الشّمسيّة، لا تصلح إلّا للمعاملات الرّسميّة الرّوتينيّة المملّة من مقالتي في جريدة 17 تشريين – العدد الخامس للمقال كاملا اضغط هنا

The Lebanese National Anthem

After a special request by my pianist friend Seba Ali, i arranged this solo piano version of the Lebanese National Anthem. You can download the score here for free! Lebanon’s national anthem was written by Rashid Nakhle (رشيد نخلة) and composed by Wadih Sabra (وديع صبرا) in 1925. Adopted by the Lebanese government on JulyContinue reading “The Lebanese National Anthem”

Tyre International festival 2017 with composer Jamal A. Hosn

As a music assistant, arranger, and pianist/keyboardist, Wajdi participated in one of the most important festivals in the Middle-East, “Tyre International Festival – 2017”, with the Lebanese Composer Jamal A. Hosn, the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Maestro Garo Avassian, and ِAl Fayhaa Choir conducted by Maestro Barkev Taslakian. Other than the notation, preparing orchestralContinue reading “Tyre International festival 2017 with composer Jamal A. Hosn”

Projects with the Composer Nabil Jaafar

Two projects gathered the two Lebanese composers Nabil Jaafar and Wajdi Abou Diab. Two pieces for piano, composed by Nabil Jaafar during his study in The Komitas state Conservatory in Yerevan, was orchestrated for Orchestra by Wajdi Abou Diab. The first piece called “Dabkeh”, after orchestrated by Wajdi Abou Diab, was performed by the LebaneseContinue reading “Projects with the Composer Nabil Jaafar”

Works for Recorder

Two opus by Wajdi Abou Diab, dedicated to this amazing beautiful instrument! Opus 1 Takassim “تقاسيم” is a suite of 6 miniature pieces for the recorder family (and harpsichord) which may be played together or separately. Each piece is written for an instrument and is based on an Arabic scale or/and rhythm. The pieces reflectContinue reading “Works for Recorder”