Orient Express

sat 5 jan 2008 07:02 

A series about the masters of Egyptian classical music. The composers of Souma.

In the last two episodes attention for the legendary female singer Umm Kolthoum (aka Oum Kolsoum) who had Souma as her pet name. 
In this episode we will focus on the compositions of the renewed composers who formed Egyptian music in the 20th century.
We will listen to compositions of Muhammad Al-Qasabgi (1892-1966). Zakaria Ahmad (1896-1961) en Riad Al-Sunbati (1906 – 1981).