|Various Artists / Rough Guide Bellydance|
|Album:||Rough Guide Bellydance||Collection:||World|
|Label:||World Music Network|
|Add Date:||2011-04-17||Pull Date:||2011-06-19||Charts:||Reggae/World|
|Week Ending:||19 Jun||5 Jun||29 May||22 May||15 May||8 May||1 May||24 Apr|
|1.||Sat, 18 Jun 11:||Sadie O.|
New World Disorder
|4.||Sat, 04 Jun 11:||Sadie O.|
New World Disorder
|2.||Sat, 18 Jun 11:||Eme O|
|5.||Thu, 02 Jun 11:||Abu Ramses|
|3.||Thu, 16 Jun 11:||Abu Ramses|
|6.||Thu, 26 May 11:||Abu Ramses|
Unleash your inner Shalimar with this wiggly good collection that showcases the rich tradition of Middle Eastern dance music. Traditional bellydance music from all over: Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, even some US-based artists. Read the great notes and crank it up. Mostly instrumentals. Every track worth a star.|
1. An Egyptian orchestra. Drums, flutes, deliciously sensual mid.
2. Wicked fast high energy wiggle with great flutes. So cool!
3. Mid/upbeat w/focus on tabla/drums and flutes snaking through.
4. Rich and layered orchestration marks this upbeat Egyptian track.
5. Fun and light upbeat track w/great nay (flute) and drums.
6. A classic sound, dramatic intro then upbeat and fiery. Great stuff.
7. Extra cool drums, flutes, a tripping mid/upbeat sound.
8. Emphasis on drums, upbeat percussion showcase. Yow!
9. A big band full of flutes/perc. Midtempo, a classic sound/stylish.
10. Too short track w/cool use of strings & classic instruments. Mid/up
11. Accordion intro is slow then it gets busy, upbeat w/many layers.
12. Modern midtempo fusion of bellydance and electronica.
13. Upbeat and fun w/catchy vocals and an almost klezmer sound.
14. Hot, hot percussion. Wild tabla solos will knock your socks off.
15. String and vocals, midtempo drumming, dramatic and passionate.
16. East meets west w/a drama of clarinet, bellydance, a jazz vibe.