Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
Solo Ud By Safwat Ali and Maqams by Ahmad Ni'ma
(5 out of 5 stars)
"The CD contains three solo Ud (Taqasims) performed by Safwat Mohammed Ali: Segah, Rast and Kurd.
This is follwed by four Maqams and Pastas (songs) sung by Ahmad Ni'ma accompanied by Ud of Safwat:
1. Sharqi Rast, Lil Nasiria.
2. Hidaz Hamayon, Mu mini kul al-s'uch.
3. Bayat, Yuma Yuma.
4. Awj, Buya wlak buya.
The musical and vocal performance is excellent. It is a valuable source and document for the Iraqi folkoric music...
The CD was recorded in Japan in 1981.."