Omar El Shariyi - Oriental Music
LP - black vinyl
Reissue of Ammar El Sherei's superb instrumental album Oriental Musicfrom 1976. Here, the iconic Egyptian musician and composer revisits six classic compositions by another Egyptian legend, Mohamed Abdel Wahab, in his own hypnotic way. This reissue has been newly remastered and comes in its beautiful original artwork.
This series of great Arabic music reissues, started with the Fairuz and Ziad Rahbani album reissues are curated by Lebanese-born Arabic music expert Mario Choueiry from Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris.