Iraq

Iraq N’Roll

Directed by Gili Gaon

Film about Israeli musician Dudu Tassa and the music of his grandfather and great-uncle Daud and Salah al-Kuweiti respectively  who were some of the most important musicians in Iraq during the 1930s.

More information on the film can be found at Ruth Diskin Films' Website.

 

Material Type: 
Films
Year: 
2011

One Day the Heart Opens

Documentary. English.
Director, script, editor: Tlalim, Asher
Executive Producer: Jochsberger, Tzipora
Editor: Seroussi, Edwin
Seven groups of different ethnicity - Persian, Indian, Iraqi, Ethiopian, Kurdistani, Georgian and Tajikistani perform. Ehud Banai joins the groups at Tower of David Museum featuring musical instruments of their community - santour, persian dulcimer, oud, Arabic lute, darbukka, sorna.

Material Type: 
Films
Year: 
1995

Toward Jerusalem

Documentary. English.
Director, script, editor: Tlalim, Asher
Executive Producer: Jochsberger, Tzipora
Editor: Seroussi, Edwin

Seven groups of different ethnicity - Persian, Indian, Iraqi, Ethiopian, Kurdistani, Georgian and Tajikistani perform joined by Ehud Bannai.
Hebrew version

Material Type: 
Films
Year: 
1995

Neue Aspekte zum strukturellen Zusammenhang zwischen Ta'ame Emet und Hebraisch-Orientalischer Psalmodie

The article reexamines the connection between psalmodic performance and the cantillation style of the book of Job, proverbs and Psalms in the Eastern Sephardic communities of Morrocco, Djerba and Iraq.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1986

Deux textes arabes inedits sur la musique

This article translates and explains two manuscripts originally in Arabic written in Hebrew letters one of which originates from Iraq in the late 10th century. They discusses different aspects of music, list melodic and rhythmic modes and discuss Pythagorean and NeoPythagorean ideas about music.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1968

More Precious Than Pearls: Shbahoth - Songs of Praise in the Jewish-Babylonian tradition for General Use, Sabbaths, Festivals and Life Cycle Events

A compilation of 31 Jewish-Babylonian songs, including Hebrew texts, English translations and transliterations. 17 songs are also performed by the author (voice), Ehsan Alemam ('ud) and Waleed (tar, daff) and appear on the accompanying CD. Includes historical, social and musical background.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
2004

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