Table of Contents
- Shira.net. Stay right here on Shira.net for translations to over 120 songs, including ones sung in Arabic, Turkish, Greek, Armenian, and Hebrew.
- Outi of Cairo. Lyrics translations for 19 songs.
- Oriental Dancer. Translations to over 100 Arabic songs.
- Al Mashriq's Fairuz Page. Translations
to 20 songs by the famous Lebanese vocalist, Fairuz.
- Asra's Arabic Song Translations. Lyrics to 15 Arabic-language songs.
- Oghnia. Large number of lyrics translations.
- Arabic Song Translations. Index to translations listed alphabetically by song title
makes it easy to find books, CD liner notes, and
other web sites with translations.
- Beatrice Curtis. Translations for a few lyrics.
Translations for 16 songs by Abdel Halim Hafez, Amr Diab, Kazem
el Saher, and Nawal el Zoghbi.
Tarkan Place. Translations
for 47 songs on Tarkan's first four CD's, plus pictures, info,
- Tarkan Online. Translations to the 12 songs
that appear on Tarkan's CD titled "Karma".
- Al Mashriq's Nour El Houdda Page. Translation to Ya Garat al Wadi, a song popularized by Nour El
Lyrics Of Farid's Songs. Translation to Ya Gameel Ya Gameel.
Mozuna's Caravanserai Translations for three songs.
- 1000and1.de. Translations from Arabic into
German for three songs. (It links to my site for the English
with Kashmir. Translations for a few songs.
- Arabic Song Lyrics and Translation. Includes over 650 songs.
- Al Mashriq
- The Levant - Lebanon & The Middle East. Extensive
information about Lebanese culture, including Middle Eastern
- Arab Music (From Music In Our World). Article written by Ali Jihad Racy and Jack Logan about
Arabic music. Major influences that have touched
Arabic music over the course of history such as contact with
assimilated cultures, contact with Medieval Europe, etc. Structure of modern-day Arabic music, including a discussion
about maqam and iqa.
Dumbek Rhythms. Teaches the
various rhythms used in Middle Eastern music! Includes diagrams
illustrating how to play each rhythm, and sound files that illustrate
what it sounds like!
El Atrache Web Site. Extensive information
about this well-known actor, singer, and composer. His popular
movies in the 1940's did much to legitimize Oriental dance as
an accepted art form in the Arab world, each of them featuring
a beautiful dance scene by Samia Gamal or another talented dancer.
El Bakkar. In the 1950's and 1960's, records by this artist
were widely distributed and enjoyed among American belly dancers.
and a bit of fun in the Sightings section.
Man From Egypt. MIDI files of about 10 songs. Warning: this
page automatically loads with a MIDI that you can't turn off.
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