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Farid el Atrache

Vocalist/instrumentalist/composer al-Abash was notable to get a deep tone of voice with an evocative quality of poignancy, the actual fact that inside the pop field he sang in designs thought to be “authentic” in both Egypt as well as the Levant, and most importantly for his extensive usage of the ud. He was created in Syria, but shifted to Egypt along with his mom, when he was around nine years of age. Atrash was portion of a musical family members: His mom, “Aliyah,” backed the family members by performing, and his sister, Asmahan, made an appearance with him in lots of movies. Apart from his performing prowess, Atrash was a virtuoso ud participant: he researched the device at Cairo’s Institute of Arab Music and actually started his professional profession accompanying and old vocalist. Atrash revived the dying make use of in concert of improvised instrumental solos (tagasim) within an extended piece, by lengthening the instrumental introductions to his tracks and building tagasim into them. Through recordings of his concerts he therefore became the most well-known ud participant in the Arab globe and gained the nickname “Ruler from the Ud.”

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