Ibrahim Maalouf

Levantine Symphony No. 1 (JAZZ)

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602567904076

Levantine Symphony No. 1

Ibrahim Maalouf

Decca

602567904076

GEN 155599

JAZZ

1

CD 14,04 €

GATEFOLD EDITION

New Levant Initiative commissioned Levantine Symphony No. 1 to celebrate the vibrant and shared identity of the Levant. Maalouf describes this musical composition as an ode to the Levant. Built as a hymn of sorts—both delicate and powerful, both Near Eastern and influenced by the West—it seeks to link all of the Levantine cultures in their commonalities and modern spirits. There is a global culture which the Levant recognizes, embraces, and interacts with. And so, this contemporary symphony is rooted both in tradition—in classicism and the values that shape its identity—and in modernity, in the popular cultures of our age that are universal.

PERSONNEL:

All tracks composed & arranged by Ibrahim Maalouf, trumpet

TRACKLISTING:

01. PRELUDE
02. OVERTURE

PART I:
03. THEME 1
04. MOVEMENT I
05. THEME 2
06. MOVEMENT II

PART II:
07. MOVEMENT III
08. THEME 3
09. MOVEMENT IV
10. MOVEMENT V

PART III:
11. THEME 4
12. MOVEMENT VI
13. THEME 5
14. MOVEMENT VII

15. EPILOGUE
16. FINAL