Iraqi Jewish Musicians 1962


the Jewish community in Iraq was known of having many musicians, but we don’t know much about them, I found some of their works which was dedicated to the Bible, I could not find the first name of each one of them. Their works is archived at Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Audiovisuel, B-13026. MUSIQUE…

Rare recording of Mulla ‘Uthman al-Mawsili – Isfahan Gazel


Rare recording of Mawsili musician, Sufi icon, and maqam reader Mulla ‘Uthman al-Mawsili (1854-1923) singing a Turkish gazel “Dil Verme Gönül” in Isfahan mode, accompanied by Tanburi Cemil Bey on the tanbur, recorded in Istanbul. Mulla ‘Uthman al-Mawsili was a blind prodigy, talented poet and composer, Quran recitor and disciple of the great Sufi master…