Crisis / Amir El Saffar.

Composer
El Saffar, Amir [Browse]
Format
Audio
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
  • [New York, New York] : PI Recordings, [2015]
  • ℗2015
Description
1 audio disc : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.

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Notes
  • Title from disc label.
  • All compositions by Amir ElSaffar.
  • Crisis was commissioned by the Newport Jazz Festival with the support of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
  • Program notes, and translation of Al-Akhras poem by Mohammed Alwan, and translation of Ibn Arabi poem by Michael Sells (Journal of the Muhyiddin Ibn Arabi Society 55 (2014), page 68) on container.
Creation/​Production credits
Produced by Amir ElSaffar.
Time and place of event
Recorded 2015 January 11-12 at Avatar Studios, New York, NY.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s)
Amir ElSaffar, trumpet, vocal, santur ; Two Rivers Ensemble (Carlo DeRosa, bass ; Nasheet Waits, drums ; Ole Mathisen, tenor and soprano saxophone ; Tareq Abboushi, buzuq ; Zafer Tawil, oud, percussion).
Language note
Vocal selections sung in Arabic.
Contents
Crisis suite. Introduction : From the ashes (4:54) ; Great dictator (8:50) ; Taqsim saba (3:17) ; El-Sha'ab (The people) (8:18) ; Love poem (7:05) ; Flyover Iraq (8:19) ; Tipping point (13:40) -- Aneen (Weeping), continued (3:36) -- Love poem (complete) (7:08).
Publisher no.
PI59
OCLC
911356474
Gtin-14
  • 00808713005929
Universal Product Code
  • 808713005929
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