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Rabih Abou-Khalil: Songs For Sad Women

Read "Songs For Sad Women" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Showing respect and audacity in equal measure, the music of Lebanese oud player/composer Rabih Abou-Khalil has always stretched musical boundaries and traversed time. His is a music which embraces tradition, and challenges it. On Songs for Sad Women Abou-Khalil marshals a stripped-down ensemble which plays with air akin to intimate chamber music, yet with the soul ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Rabih Abou-Khalil: Songs for Sad Women

Read "Songs for Sad Women" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

C’è sempre la solita elegiaca “bellezza” mielosa nei dischi di Rabih Abou-Khalil, libanese trapiantato a Monaco di Baviera dai tempi della guerra civile di trent’anni fa e discusso suonatore di oud dei tempi che corrono. Bella la copertina, come quasi tutte le precedenti quindici della sua storia discografica, belli i “suoni”, come in quasi tutti i precedenti ...