Rahim Alhaj | Iraqi Music in a Time of War
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Iraqi Music in a Time of War

         

Iraqi Music in a Time of War

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– Introduction…
– The Second Baghdad
– Introduction…
– Dance of the Palms
– Introduction…
– Dream
– Introduction…
– Sunset of the City
– Introduction…
– Missing
– Introduction…
– Iraqi Faces
– Introduction…
– Yearning
– Introduction…
– Horses
– Introduction…
– Eastern Love

I’m impressed by how modest virtuosity can be in a classical tradition that honors simplicity. And I’m drawn in by the historical context, which implicates me in that tradition. Robert Christgau, the village voice