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Arabic love songs & Dances of Lebanon sound recording / sung and played by the George Sawaya Quartet & Chorus

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Data Source
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
Notes
Notes by Samuel Gesser with Arabic texts and translations by Philip Kae in booklet (4 p.) inserted in original cover.
Performed by George Sawaya, oud and vocals ; Stephen Dirtadian, violin ; Philip Boutara, durbakki ; Michel Saway, daff ; and Adele Saway, Juliette Saway, and Marie Sawaya, chorus.
Related materials may be found in the Moses and Frances Asch Collection, also held by this repository. Related materials may include correspondence pertaining to the recording, original cover art designs, production materials, business records, and audiotapes from studio production.
Track information
101. Aziza
102. Ya Gamil, Ya Gamil
103. Ana Winta
104. Tawil Balak Ya Habboub
105. Khali'Al 'Allah
201. Tota
202. Gamil, Gamil
203. Boukra Sa'Ga Tnain
204. Shti' Na L'Akli
205. Harem Dances
Publisher number
FW 8815 Folkways Records
Repository Loc.
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email: rinzlerarchives@si.edu
performer
Sawaya Quartet and Chorus
Sawaya, George E. 1888-1959
commentator
Gesser, Sam 1930-2008
Date
1957
Physical description
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type
Phonograph records
Topic
Songs, Arabic
Folk songs, Arabic
Title
Love songs of Lebananon / sung in Arabic by the Sawaya Quartet and Chorus
Restrictions & Rights
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Place
Lebanon
Local number
Folkways 8815