Vol 2 No 1 Fall/Winter 2004

A Videographic Portrait - An Introduction to the Dom Musicians of Egypt

by Kevin Holmes

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An Introduction to the
Dom Musicians of Egypt

This ninety-second trailer briefly introduces the viewer to several Egyptian Dom musicians and their music. Across Egypt the rababah, the lute and the drum are the foundation of the Gypsy musical tradition. The featured musicians perform locally and some have also performed internationally.

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The Dom Rababah Players of Egypt

This six-minute video focuses on two musical Dom families. In both families the father plays the rababah while being accompanied by family and extended family members.

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