Ramzy, Hossam / Bedouin Tribal Dance
Album: Bedouin Tribal Dance   Collection:World
Artist:Ramzy, Hossam   Added:Jan 2007
Label:Arc Music Inc.  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2007-02-11 Pull Date: 2007-04-15 Charts: Reggae/World
Week Ending: Mar 18 Mar 11 Feb 25 Feb 18
Airplays: 2 1 1 3

Recent Airplay
1. Jan 06, 2016: 2016-1-6
Enta W'bas
4. Mar 16, 2007: Carrots & Sticks... But Mostly Sticks
Raqset Al-Hajjalah
2. Dec 31, 2014: 12-31-2014
Enta W'bas, Raqset Al-Hajjalah
5. Mar 13, 2007: At the Cafe Bohemian
Raqset Al-Hajjalah
3. Mar 10, 2008: Emphysema For Emphasis
Raqset Al-Hajjalah
6. Mar 08, 2007: Sunshine ... in the Afternoon
Al Majroodah

Album Review
Sadie O.
Reviewed 2007-02-12
Ramzy, Hossam – Bedouin Tribal Dance
Reviewed by Sadie O., 2/1/07
Traditional wedding/celebration music of the Egyptian Bedouins, as presented by the prolific musical chronicler Hossam Ramzy. Apparently the instruments consist of three horns, perhaps akin to the ney, with a drone (so almost all songs are like bagpipe tunes – if you can’t stand the sound of bagpipes, you probably won’t enjoy this!) and lots of hand drums. There are a male and a female singer, although most songs are instrumentals.
No FCCs – all in Arabic. Most sound frankly quite similar – I guess I like 10 best just because it’s a duet, which adds interest.
1. **Bagpipe-like horn solo, then downtempo percussion and horns – very sinuous instrumental.
2. **Similar instrumentation, but quite uptempo. Female vocals come in quite a ways along, call and response
3. **very familiar midtempo Egyptian-style bellydance beat, more horns, instrumental.
4. **similar beat but downtempo. Male vocals.
5. **slow and rather mournful-sounding horn intro, slow handdrum beat after 40 seconds, instrumental
6. ***drone/horn intro, then uptempo instrumental romp – conjures up a circle-dance-til-you-drop party.
7. **uptempo with some syncopation, female vocals.
8. **uptempo, male vocals
9. ***horn intro, then quite uptempo dance instrumental.
10. ***uptempo with lots of showy hand drum work, pleasant vocals, both male and female, love song.

Track Listing
1. Raqset Al-Hajjalah   6. Shebi W'talhinah
2. Enta W'bas   7. Ghaly Al Ein
3. Efrooh Bwadina   8. Matloumini
4. Habbetik B'jnoon   9. Al Majroodah
5. Oyounik Ya Sattar   10. Baly Mashghoul