"Gharnati. En concert" - Amina Alaoui

Amina Alaoui
Gharnati. En concert
  • artist:Amina Alaoui
  • region:North Africa
  • release year:2009
  • style(s):Arabic
  • country:Morocco
  • formats:CD (Compact Disc)
  • record posted by:Music & Words
  • label:Saphrane
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More than seven centuries of Arabian civilization - from 711 to 1492 - saw the establishment of a thriving Islamic culture in the Iberian peninsula
which, by integrating certain elements from the re-Islamic tradition, brought a cultural amalgam to this area. Aided by the tolerant climate of
the Umayad Caliphate, or Emirate of Cordoba, a variegated civilization emerged, leaving its marks in such diverse areas as music, rchitecture,
gastronomy and ceramics.
Amina Alaoui, interpreter of Arab-Andalusian usic and worldwide ambassador of this tradition, combines singing, composing and musicological research in order to deepen and further master her art. Her creativity and desire to renew are based on her own traditions.