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Thursday, 18 October 2018

Art Alert: Islamic chanting revived in El-Gomhoria Theatre

songs composed by Sayed Mekawy and Ammar El-Sherei among many other Islamic chanting repertoire to be performed by El-Inshad El-Deeny orchestra on Thursday

Eslam Omar , Monday 1 Oct 2018
Ammar El-Sheraiey and Said Mekkawy
Ammar El-Sheraiey and Said Mekkawy
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The El-Inshad El-Deeny orchestra (Inshad Troupe, a religious chanting troupe), conducted by Alaa Abdel-Salam, will perform a concert at the El-Gomhoria Theatre in Cairo on Thursday, reviving popular traditional tunes of the Islamic chanting.

The concert will see many popular songs from Egyptian composing icons performed, including Mohamed El-Mogy, Sayed Mekawy, Hussein Fawzi, Ammar El-Sherei and Tarek Fouad.

Alongside the influential songs, which include Salina El-Fagr fein, Alf Salah and Ya Elah El-Koon, the concert will debut the the new song Gamalak fi Albi, which was written by Salama El-Radi, composed by Mohamed Abdullah and arranged by Alaa Abdel-Salam.

El-Enshad El-Deeny was been founded by prominent musician Abdel-Halim Nowera in 1972 to preserve the national heritage of Islamic chanting.

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Thursday 4 October at 8:00PM

El-Gomhouria Theatre: 12 El-Gomhouria Street, Downtown, Cairo.

 

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