Fabricating the National Musical Imaginary
in 20th Century Egypt
King’s Philharmonic, conducted by Bertram Yap & Raymond Hung with Oxford Maqam & Heavy Shift
Arrangements: Peter Lam (Lahn al-Wafa), Rina Akahane (Ahwak), Brian Chui and Martin Stokes (Majnun Layla), Martin Stokes (Tekhounouh, Beyni wa Beynak eh?). Notations of these arrangements to be made available for public use via this website.
Thanks to: The Music Department at KCL, the KCL Big Band, Joe Fort and the Chapel Choir, poster designer Omar Sherif and, most especially, to the organization machine, Brian Chui. The vocalists:
Tarik Bashir as Abd al-Halim Hafiz (and others) Yara Salahiddeen as Shadia (and others)
1st violins Emmerlyn Ong (leader) Althea Goldsbrough Chau Yin Chan Anna Rodrigues