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Various Artists / Rough Guide To Sufi Music
Album:Rough Guide To Sufi Music Collection:World
Artist:Various Artists Added:07/2011
Label:World Music Network 

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Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2011-07-18 
Sufi devotional trance, the mystical music of Islam

CD#1
1: 2:01 slow mellow ney ( end blown flute, around for 5000 years), almost drone
2: 5:46 slow to mid, mellow instrumentation, male vocal/wail
3: 8:27 mid to faster, percussion, ney with male vocal/wail
4: 6:45 mid tempo, percussion, with vocal/wails from three males
5: 7:29 very slow, male vocal, oud, slow fade
6: 4:01 slow, male wail, guitar, chorus
****7: 5:25 remix of Nusat Ali Khan, hear Qawwali, reggae, dub & electronica
****8: 8:41 modern upbeat, male folk/wail, female slightly more rock/wail
*****9: 6:18 upbeat, Transglobal Underground with Natacha Atlas & Musafir
****10: 6:44 male wail, harmonium drone, tabla & handclapping percussion, fast
****11: 3:49 mid to faster, female vocal/wail, percussion, oud?,ney?
****12: 5:53 female wail, swirl looping, fast & mid tempo, trance dance number
****13: 8:12 San Francisco's own Cheb I Sabbah, DJ mix, slow drone intro then five women singing with percussion, trance dance, last minute slower & lower.



CD#2 the bonus CD presents The Rough Guide To Sufi Fakirs of Bengal. The music on this album has not been released outside of India until now.

1: 6:42 mid tempo, male vocal, percussion, plucked strings
***2: 5:05 mid to faster, percussion, plucked strings, male voc/wail
3: 5:20 mid to faster, percussion, plucked strings, flute/ney male voc/wail
4: 4:49 male voc intro, fast percussion
5: 4:09 male voc/wail percussion, ney, oud
6: 4:03 male voc/wail intro then percussion, oud
7: 4:45 oud, percussion, male voc/wail, mid to faster
8: 5:11 female vocal intro then mid tempo percussion, oud & ney
***9: 3:48 mid to faster, percussion, nice constant plucked strings rhythm, flute/ney male voc/wail.
D  Farrell 07/2011

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Kudsi Ergune Zikr
2.Ensemble Al Kindi & Sheikh Habboush Djoubi
3.Allah Hoo Sain Zahoor
4.M. Abdul Gani, M. Haja Maideen & S. Sabur Maidee Saint, The
5.Modou Gaye Sindidi
6.Cheikh Lo Zikr
7.Gaudi + & Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Jab Teri Dhun Main Raha Karte They
8.Arif Lohar & Meesha Shafi Alif Allah Chambey Di Booty
9.Transglobal Underground Ali Mullah
10.Ahmad Sham Sufi Qawwali Group Aikre Tu Chee Shireen Ast (Your Prayer Is So Sweet!)
11.Reshma Hai Rabba
12.Sanam Marvi Manzil-E-Sufi
13.Cheb I Sabbah Madh Assalhin (Praising Of The Saints)
14.Noor Alam Dilkabate Tin Daraja
15.Arman Fakir Aj Mehfil Kabar Nishana
16.Akkas Fakir Ayat Koran Pore Sudhu Naam Thikana
17.Babu Fakir Khajababa
18.Akkas Fakir Dayal Data Kyabla Kaba
19.Babu Fakir Ay Boro Peer
20.Arman Fakir Dillite Nizamuddin
21.Arati Biswas Asraful Aulia
22.Golam Fakir Ei Baganer Malik Jara