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The Rough Guide to Sufi Music (Second Edition)

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Passionate and vividly ecstatic, sufi music seems like a philosophical and mystical antidote to the harsher aspects of Islam, and at its best, tackles the themes of sex, love, and death with a wild and refreshing humanity. This Rough Guide quick survey of sufi music was put together by William Dalrymple and it explores traditional forms as well as modern artists expanding on that tradition, with approaches that bridge the east and the west. Musicians from Turkey, Syria, Senagal, Pakistan, and Afghanistan are represented and a second disc covering the musical history of the Sufi Fakirs of Bengal is also included, making this a great introduction to the wild and fascinating...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Passionate and vividly ecstatic, sufi music seems like a philosophical and mystical antidote to the harsher aspects of Islam, and at its best, tackles the themes of sex, love, and death with a wild and refreshing humanity. This Rough Guide quick survey of sufi music was put together by William Dalrymple and it explores traditional forms as well as modern artists expanding on that tradition, with approaches that bridge the east and the west. Musicians from Turkey, Syria, Senagal, Pakistan, and Afghanistan are represented and a second disc covering the musical history of the Sufi Fakirs of Bengal is also included, making this a great introduction to the wild and fascinating world of sufi music.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/26/2011
  • Label: World Music Network
  • UPC: 605633126228
  • Catalog Number: 331262
  • Sales rank: 127,898

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Zikr - Kudsi Erguner (2:00)
  2. 2 Djoubi - Sheikh Habboush (5:46)
  3. 3 Allah Hoo - Sain Zahoor (8:26)
  4. 4 The Saint - M. Abdul Gani (6:45)
  5. 5 Sindidi - Modou Gaye (7:29)
  6. 6 Zikr - Cheikh Lô (4:01)
  7. 7 Jab Teri Dhun Main Raha Karte They - Gaudi (5:24)
  8. 8 Alif Allah Chambey Di Booty - Meesha Shafi (8:40)
  9. 9 Ali Mullah - Transglobal Underground (6:17)
  10. 10 Zikre Tu Chee Shireen Ast - Ahmad Sham Sufi Qawwali Group (6:43)
  11. 11 Hai Rabba - Reshma (3:48)
  12. 12 Manzil-E-Sufi - Sanam Marvi (5:52)
  13. 13 Madh Assalhin - DJ Cheb i Sabbah (8:11)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Dilkabate Tin Daraja - Noor Alam (6:41)
  2. 2 Aj Mehfil Kabar Nishana - Arman Fakir (5:04)
  3. 3 Ayat Koran Pore Sudhu Naam Thikana - Akkas Fakir (5:20)
  4. 4 Khajababa - Babu Fakir (4:48)
  5. 5 Dayal Data Kyabla Kaba - Akkas Fakir (4:09)
  6. 6 Ay Boro Peer - Babu Fakir (4:02)
  7. 7 Dillite Nizamuddin - Arman Fakir (4:45)
  8. 8 Asraful Aulia - Arati Biswas (5:10)
  9. 9 Ei Baganer Malik Jara - Golam Fakir (3:48)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Kudsi Erguner Composer
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Composer
Cheikh Lô Arranger
DJ Cheb i Sabbah Composer
Traditional Composer
Gaudi Composer
Atlas Arranger
Sain Zahoor Composer
Ronnie Malley Composer
Rohail Hyatt Composer
Patrick Sebag Arranger
Ustad Nathoo Khan Composer
Laurence Cedar Mastering
William Dalrymple Maclagan Sleeve Notes
Irène Rognier translation
Zia Mohammad Arranger
Mir Ahmad Sham Arranger
Isaac Gómez Martel translation
Noor Alam Arranger
Modou Gaye Composer
Golam Fakir Arranger
Babu Fakir Arranger
Arman Fakir Arranger
Arati Biswas Arranger
Akkas Fakir Arranger
Manzoor Jhalla Composer
Malik Riasat Ali Composer
Julien Jalâl Eddine Weiss Arranger
Cheikh Amadou Bamba Composer
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