World Music Discography - Mideast

Discographies

World Music Discography Series

The Middle East

These are discographies (lists of recordings) of some of the Knight Library's Douglass Room Collections. .

Note:  There have not been significant updates to this discography since 2003. There are many more recordings in our collection now.


Index for this guide:

General

Afghanistan
Algeria
Arab
Bahrain
Bedouin
Egypt
Iran
Iraq
Israel
Kurds
Morocco
Oman
Syria
Tunisia
Turkey
Yemen

 

GENERAL

Racy, Ali Jihad.
Taqasim.
Lyrichord Discs LYRCD 7374, [198-]
NOTES: The art of improvisation in Arabic music
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1873

Middle East: sung poetry = Moyen-Orient: la poesie chantee.
Auvidis D 8025, p1989.
PERFORMERS: Feyzullah Tchinar, voice; Hossein Ghavami, voice; Manushchehr Jahan-Beglu, santur; Mohammed-Ali Tedjo, voice, meydan saz; Said Hassan, tanbura ; Ibrahim Alouane Jerad, voice, rababe.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3245

Music from the Middle East.
Argo ZRG 532.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 2212

Music in the world of Islam: human voice & lutes.
Topic Records TSCD901, p1994.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3950

Music in the world of Islam: reeds & bagpipes, drums & rhythms.
Topic Records JTSCD903, p1994.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3952

Music in the world of Islam: strings, flutes & trumpets.
Topic Records TSCD902, p1994.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3951

Music on the desert road: a sound travelogue.
Angel Records Ang 35515, [1958]
NOTES: Contains folk music of Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 2476

Religions of the Middle East: Christian, Jewish, Islamic.
Argo ZFB 54, 1971.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 2937

AFGHANISTAN

Afghanistan: chants des Pashai = songs of the Pashai.
Le Chant du Monde LDX 274 752.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3812

Afghanistan: On Marco Polo's road: the musicians of Kunduz and Faizabad.
Multicultural Media MCM 3003, p1997.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3743

Afghanistan: Traditional Musicians.
WDR 56.986, 1994.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3695

 

ALGERIA

Algeria: Sahara: Music of Gourara = Algerie: Sahara: Musiques du Gourara.
Auvidis Unesco D 8037 , p1991.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3166

Canaa dAlger.
Ocora C 560003, 1992.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2371

Gharnati de Tlemcen.
Ocora C 560004, p1993.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2710

Maluf de Constantin.
Ocora C 560002, p1992.
PERFORMERS: Hadj Mohamed Tahar Fergani, singer ; with instrumental ensemble.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2370

 

ARAB COUNTRIES

Arab music: oud, kanun and nai.
Lyrichord LLCT 7198, 197-?
DOUGLASS CASSETTE 1385M

Music of South Arabia.
Folkways P 421, 1951.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 160

Music of the African Arab, vol.3.
Audio Fidelity AFSD 5858, 1958.
PERFORMERS: Oriental Ensemble;Mohammed El-Bakker, conductor
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 3066

 

BAHRAIN

Bahrain: fidjeri, songs of the pearl divers = Bahrein : chants des pecheurs de perles.
Auvidis D 8046, p1992.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3167

 

BEDOUIN

Bedouin Tribal Songs From Oran.
Westminster WL 5332, 5353-5354. [1955].
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl A765

Beduin Music of Southern Sahara.
Folkways FE 4204, 1978.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 941

EGYPT

Aicha Redouane.
Ocora C 560020, p1993.
NOTES: Settings of muwashshah and instrumental pieces; Arabic words.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2382

Cairo!
Capitol T 10021, 1956.
PERFORMER: Popular music of Egypt, performed by Tariq Abdul Hakem
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 1969

Classical music of Egypt.
King Records KICC 5170, p1992.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2414

Egypt: echoes of the Nile: aspects of Egyptian music.
Multicultural Media MCM 3005 , p1997.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3742

Egypt = Egypte: taqasim & layali: Cairo traditon/traditon du Caire.
Auvidis-Unesco D 8038, p1991.
PERFORMERS: Instrumental and vocal improvisation: Takht Ensemble of Cairo.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3168

Mawood.
Soutelphan; [s.l.]: Distribution by U.A.P., p1989.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2350

The Music of Upper and Lower Egypt.
Rykodisc RCD 10106, 1988.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1502

Les Musiciens du Nil.
Ocora C559006, 1988, c1987.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2394

Turath: (Heritage) .
CMP Records CD 3006, p1992.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1848

Vocal music of Egypt.
King Records KICC 5169, p1992.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2409

 

IRAN

The art of Persian Music.
Mage Publishers, 1991.
[Accompanies book= ML 344 .D86 1991]
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1345

Classical music of Iran: Dastgah systems.
Smithsonian/Folkways Records CD SF 40039, p1991.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2360

Dastgah nava = Nava.
Traditional Crossroads CD 4273, p1995.
CONTENTS: Vocal and instrumental traditional Iranian music (sunnati)
PERFORMERS: Shahla Nikfal, qanun; Ali Fatemi, dombak; Bahram Sadeghian, vocals; Paul Aljian, daf.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3925

Folksongs & Dances of Iran.
Folkways FW 8856, 1960.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 1443

Iran: Persian classical music.
Elektra Nonesuch 9 72060-2, 1991, 1974.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1739

Iranian folk instruments.
National Center for Audio Tapes 0959-08, 197-
DOUGLASS CASSETTE 601M

Kord Bayat,.
Music of the World CDT-134, p1995.
PERFORMERS: Jalal Zolfonun, setar, vocal; Soheil Zolfonun, setar, vocal; Bijan Zangeneh, def, dombek.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3301

Les maitres de la musique traditionnelle.
Ocora C560024--C560026, p1991-92.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2398 v.1 - 3

Music of Iran.
Barenreiter Musicaphon BM 30 L 2005, 197-
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl A629 v.2

Music of Iran, I.
King Records KICC 5105, p1991.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2403

Music of Iran, II.
King Records KICC 5106, p1991.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2404

Musique classique persane.
Ocora C 559097, p1990.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2395

Musique persane.
Ocora C559008, p1987.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1853

A Persian heritage: classical music of Iran.
Nonesuch H 72060, 1974.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 2143 (IN STORAGE)

Scattering stars like dust.
Traditional Crossroads CD 4288, p1998.
PERFORMERS: Kayhan Kalhor, kamancheh ; Pejman Hadadi, tombak.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX4123

Sounds of the santour: two Persian moods in classical dastgahs.
University of California, Institute of Ethnomusicology IER-7151, [1974]
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 7680

See also: MIDDLE EAST/ KURDS

 

IRAQ

Iraq/Irak = traditional rhythmic structures = Iqaat rythmes traditionnels.
Auvidis D 8044 , c1992, p1979.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3169

Iraqi music: ud taqsim and pasta.
Seven Seas KICC 5103, [1991]
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2399

Lutes.
Tangent TGS 132, 1976.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 5745

Music of Iraq.
King Records KICC 5104, p1987.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2405

 

ISRAEL

Hora. Songs and Dances of Israel.
Elektra EKL 186, 1961.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 1077

Jewish and Israeli Folk Songs.
Folkways FW 8740, 1959.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 1038

Music from Israel.
Argo ZFB 50, 1971.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 2788

Three rituals.
Cook Laboratories 1043, 1956
CONTENTS: Night hymns of the Yemenites from Israel,for voices and 5-gallon drum, recorded in Israel.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 2482

See also:EUROPE/JEWS and YEMEN

 

KURDS

Kurdish folk music from western Iran.
Folkways FE 4103, 1966.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 1384

Kurdish folk songs and dances.
Folkways FE 4469, 1955.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 940

Kurdish music = Musique kurde.
Auvidis D 8023, p1989.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3279

 

MOROCCO

Morocco: Crossroads Of Time.
Ellipsis Arts CD 4030, p1995.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3474

Morocco: the Arabic tradition in Moroccan music = Maroc: musique de tradition Arabe.
Auvidis D 8002, p1988.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2361

Moyen-Atlas: musique sacree et profane.
Ocora C 559 057, p1989.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1852

Music of Morocco.
Library of Congress AFS L-63/64, 1972.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl A373

Musique classique andalou-maghrebine.
Ocora C559016, p1988.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1851

Musique classique andalous de Fes.
Ocora C 559035, p1988.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2697

 

OMAN

Oman: traditional arts of the Sultanate of Oman = arts traditionels du Sultanat d'Oman.
Auvidis D 8211, p1993.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3187

 

SYRIA

Shelemay, Kay Kaufman.
Let jasmine rain down: song and remembrance among Syrian Jews.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.
CONTENTS: Recording accompanies book of same title.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX4039 + MUSIC ML3776 .S53 1998

Muezzins d'Alep: chants religieux de l'Islam.
Ocora C 580038, p1992.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2379

Syria: Islamic ritual zikr in Aleppo = Syrie: rituel islamique zikr a Alep.
Auvidis D 8013, p1989.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3183

Syrian Orthodox Church= Eglise Syrienne Orthodoxe: Antioch liturgy = liturgie d'Antioche.
Auvidis D 8039, p1992.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3181

 

TUNISIA

Tunisia.
Folkways FW 8863, 1963.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl A324 v.3, text

 

TURKEY

The art of taksim.
Traditional Crossroads CD 4267, p1994.
PERFORMERS: Goksel Kartal, kanun; Seydo Salifoski, darbuka.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3926

L'art vivant de Talip Ozkan.
Ocora C580047, p1993.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2381

Flutes orientales sacrees des derviches tourneurs.
Vogue VG 403 590542, 1971.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 5746

Folk and traditional music of Turkey.
Folkways FE 4404, 1956.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 792

Folk Music of Turkey.
Topic 12TS333, 1977.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 5778

Istanbul 1925.
Traditional Crossroads CD 4266, 1994.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3755

Les Janissaires: musique martiale de l'Empire Ottoman = The Janissaries: martial music of the Ottoman Empire.
Auvidis Ethnic B 6738 , p1990.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2267

Masters of Turkish Music.
Rounder Records CD 1051, 1990.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1552

Music from Turkey.
Argo ZRG 561, 1968.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 7128

Music of Turkey.
Music of the World CDT-128, p1992.
PERFORMERS: The Necdet Yasar Ensemble.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3297

Musique soufi.
Ocora C559017, p1987.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2392

Sharki: love songs of Istanbul.
Times Square Records, p1991  .
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX15059 

Song creators in Eastern Turkey .
Smithsonian Folkways SF 40432, p1993.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2313

Songs and dances of Turkey.
Monitor MF 403[1963]
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMdl 2738

Sufi Music of Turkey.
CMP Records CD 3005, 1990.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1523

Sulukule: Rom music of Istanbul.
Traditional Crossroads, p1998.
PERFORMERS: Singers Berguzar, Yasar, Emine; with Kemani Cemal Cinarli, violin; Bigali Ahmet, clarinet; Necati Dinletir, ud; Ismail Sencal, kanun; Bigali Ibrahim, darbuka.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX4094

Tanburi Cemil Bey. [Vol. II & III]
Traditional Crossroads CD 4274, p1994.
CONTENTS: Ottoman Turkish classical music.
PERFORMERS: Tanburi Cemil Bey, tanbur & kemence, with instrumental ensemble. Composed and performed by Tanburi Cemil Bey.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3928

Tanburi Cemil Bey.
Traditional Crossroads CD 4264, p1994.
CONTENTS: Ottoman Turkish classical music.
PERFORMERS: Tanburi Cemil Bey, tanbur & kemence, with instrumental ensemble. Composed and performed by Tanburi Cemil Bey.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3927

Turath: (Heritage) .
CMP Records CD 3006, p1992.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1848

Turkey.
WDR 54.037, 1992.
PERFORMERS: Mustafa Kandirali, clarinet; with backup instrumentalists.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3725

Turkey; a musical journey;[traditional songs, dances & rituals].
Nonesuch H 72067, 1975.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4264

Turkey: the Turkish ney = Turquie : le ney turc.
Auvidis Unesco D 8204, p1990.
PERFORMERS: Kudsi Erguner, ney; Pascal Quesnel, Nourredine Agoumi, bendir.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3248

Turkish folk songs and instrumental music.
King Records KICC 5102, p1988.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2410

Turkish military band music of Ottoman Empire.
King Records KICC 5101, p1987.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2448

Turkish village march.
Nonesuch H 72050, 1972.
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 2897

Tzigane: the Gypsy music of Turkey.
CMP Records CD 3010, p1992.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1843

Udi Hrant, the early recordings. Volume 1
Traditional Crossroads CD 4270 , 1995.
PERFORMERS: Udi Hrant Kenkulian, vocals/oud; with various backup musicians.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3721

Women of Istanbul.
Traditional Crossroads CD 4280, p1998.
NOTES: Sung in Turkish.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX4124

The works of Tatyos Efendi
Traditional Crossroads CD 4277--CD 4278, 1996-
PERFORMERS: The Kudsi Erguner Ensemble (Kudsi Erguner, Suleyman Erguner, nays ; Baki Kemanci, violin; Sukru Kabaci, clarinet; Husnu Anil, qanun; Mehmet Bitmez, oud; Necip Gulses, tambura; Dogan Hosses, daph)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3924 v.1 & v.2

See also: Folk music of Cyprus: traditional songs and dances of the Greek, Turkish and Maronite communities.

 

YEMEN

North Yemen = Yemen du nord.
Auvidis D 8004 , p1988.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3182

The Yemenite Jews: les juifs yemenites: Jewish-Yemenite diwan = Diwan judeo-yemenites.
Auvidis D 8024, p1990.
NOTES: Songs from the Yemenite-Jewish diwan, sung in Hebrew, Arabic, and Aramaic.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3180

 

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