Tag:World Music

World Music D

Mozart in Egypt: This weekend in honor of the World Cup, we have some interesting music from two albums Mozart L’Egyptien 1 and 2.  Hughes DeCourson has combined Mozart melodies and songs with Egyptian instruments and some Arabic chants and lyrics.  The combination is interesting.  Mozart aficionados will recognize the tunes.  Listeners familiar with classical…

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World Music C – Smellin’ Coffee

Today, we have world music from the West (-ern hemisphere), the South, I guess,  but music about coffee which was and perhaps still is considered a symbol of hospitality in the Near and Middle East and parts of Europe. In that part of the world, coffee was also used in Sufi rituals, widely consumed in…

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