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Documentaries About Middle Eastern Music

These are arranged alphabetically according to the titles of the videos.

Poll Only? Full Review? Cover Image Producer or Director Title Comments
X   Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Fatih Akin Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul  
X     Smithsonian Folkways JVC Video Anthology of World Music and Dance, Middle East and Africa I, Volume 16, Turkey / Iran / Iraq / Lebanon / Qatar  
  X JVC Video Anthology of World Music and Dance Volume 17 Smithsonian Folkways JVC Video Anthology of World Music and Dance, Middle East and Africa II, Volume 17, Egypt / Tunisia / Morocco / Mali / Cameroon / Zaire / Tanzania  
X     Smithsonian Folkways JVC Video Anthology of World Music and Dance, Middle East and Africa III, Volume 18, Chad / Cameroon  
X   JVC Anthology of World Music and Dance, Volume 19 Smithsonian Folkways JVC Video Anthology of World Music and Dance, Middle East and Africa IV, Volume 19, Ivory Coast / Botswana / Republic of South Africa  
X   Latcho Drom Tony Gatlif Latcho Drom  
X   Life Story of Fairouz EMI Arabia Life Story of Fairouz  
  X Music of the Middle East State University of New York in Binghampton Music of the Middle East  
X   Romany Trail 1 Jeremy Marre Romany Trail, Part 1: Gypsy Music Into Africa  
X   Romany Trail 2 Jeremy Marre Romany Trail, Part 2: Gypsy Music Into Europe  
X   Umm Kulthum - A Voice Like Egypt Michal Goldman Umm Kulthum - A Voice Like Egypt  
X   We Loved Each Other So Much Jack Janssen We Loved Each Other So Much  

 

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Music Interpretation in Dance

These videos are arranged alphabetically by the first letter of the instructor's first name.

Poll Only? Full Review? Cover Image Producer Title Comments
  X Bellydance Live, Volume 1 - Introduction to Music and Rhythm Keti Sharif Bellydance Live, Part 1 - Introduction to Music & Rhythms Ideas for dancing to improvised instrumental music
  X Habibi, You Are My WHAT? Leyla Lanty Habibi, You Are My WHAT?! Leyla Lanty's Essential Arabic for Dancers - Volume 1

Recognizing frequently-used words in songs and interpreting them with gesture

 

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Learning Rhythms

These videos are arranged alphabetically by the first letter of the instructor's first name.

Poll Only? Full Review? Cover Image Producer Title Comments
X   Doumbek Technique and Rhythms Amir Naoum Chehade Doumbek Technique & Rhythms  
X     Hadia Volume 3, Oriental Rhythms  
  X Bellydance Live, Volume 1 - Introduction to Music and Rhythm Keti Sharif Bellydance Live, Part 1 - Introduction to Music & Rhythms  
  X Basic Rhythms for Arabic Drum Uncle Mafufo Basic Rhythms for Arabic Drum, Volume 1 (Revised Edition)  

 

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Playing An Instrument

These videos are arranged alphabetically by the first letter of the instructor's first name.

Poll Only? Full Review? Cover Image Instructor Title Comments
X   Doumbek Technique and Rhythms Amir Naoum Chehade Doumbek Technique & Rhythms  
  X Basic Rhythms for Arabic Drum Uncle Mafufo Basic Rhythms for Arabic Drum, Volume 1 (Revised Edition)  
  X Riqqs and Defs: A Practical Approach Uncle Mafufo Riqs and Defs: A Practical Approach  

 

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