Halim El-Dabh – Instrumental Music

A portrait concert with the Zafraan Ensemble

Recording of the concert from 23 March 2021 at Haus der Berliner Festspiele

An early form of graphic notation from Egypt (detail)

An early form of graphic notation from Egypt (detail)

„Musicologie pharaonique“, Kehl am Rhein 1956

Available from 24 March to 21 April 2021

Compositions by Halim El-Dabh spanning seven decades

Cast

Zafraan Ensemble
Emmanuelle Bernard violin
Yumi Onda violin
Josa Gerhard viola
Martin Smith violoncello
Beltane Ruiz Molina double bass
Martin Posegga saxophone
Clemens Hund-Göschel piano
Daniel Eichholz percussion