Armand Sabah

Oud player & Expert in the musical tradition of Morocco and Algeria

Armand Sabah was born in 1952 in Marrakesh, Morocco, and immigrated to Israel with his family when he was 10 years old. His father's family was musical and was related to the famous Moroccan singer and composer, Sami Elmagribi. His father's great love for music was expressed not only in the music that was always heard at home but also in the many discs that he bought at every possible opportunity. Thus, from infancy Sabah absorbed Moroccan’s music different styles.

born 1952

Three Synagogue Chants of the Twelfth Century

This collection includes arrangements for voice (with piano or organ accompaniment) of the three chants that were discovered on two manuscripts originating from the Cairo Geniza: 1. "Mi’al har Horev" 2. "Wa-Eda’ mah" and 3. "Baruk’ Hag-Gever." The hymn texts are included in Hebrew (romanized) and are also printed separately in Hebrew, English, French, and German.

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