Mes de mayo (El prisionero) Por la tu puerta yo pasí Buena semana Tres hijas Si este niño se durmiera En la mar Daile a cenar Morena me llaman Puncha puncha A la una nací yo The songs `Daile cenar` and `Morena me llaman` are wedding songs. The song `Buena semana` is a paraliturgical song of the Havdala ceremony.
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.
Born in Libau, Latvia. During WWII she was imprisoned in various concentration camps, and in 1947 immigrated to the United States. Spector collected many recordings of different Jewish musical cultures, including music from Iraqi, Persian, Yemenite, and Indian cultures. She documented these cultures on camera and on film, producing several documentaries, and she published many articles concerning these cultures. Spector also assembled a collection of musical instruments from across the Middle East.