A Raga For You

Like I said up there. This is called Raga Kamaj: And this is a mix of sixteen different Ragas: This one is called Raga Bageshri: According to Wikipedia, a  raga or raag (IAST: rāga; also raaga or ragam; literally “coloring, tingeing, dyeing”) is a melodic framework for improvisation akin to a melodic mode in Indian classical music. The rāga is a unique and central feature of theContinue reading “A Raga For You”

Just Two Songs Left

All good things come to an end sooner or later. This is the second to last song on our trip around the world, musically speaking. It was written in the Rai style of music popular in Northwest Africa. This song is called 2:30 AM. And this one is called Rosh Shel Lee (My Head) AccordingContinue reading “Just Two Songs Left”

Another Dilemma

As we continue on our exploration of Middle Eastern music, I must remind you all to remain seated, and keep your hands and feet inside the vehicle at all times. We don’t want another incident like the one last week. I will be adding more songs to this page later today. At least that isContinue reading “Another Dilemma”

More Fun Facts

According to https://www.worldbellydance.com/history/ the origin of the name ‘belly dance’ comes from the French Danse du ventre, which translates as “dance of the stomach.” I did not know that! But I do know that I like the music that comes from that part of the world. Here is another “Belly Dance Excerpt.” Or should I sayContinue reading “More Fun Facts”