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In Jerusalem: Dalal Abu Amneh and The Yonah Ensemble

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 31 October 2009

Moshe Morad introduces songs from across the Arab world and explores the musical link between the sufis of Islam and Judaism. Including exclusive recordings from the 2008 Jerusalem International Oud Festival, featuring the Arab-Israeli singer from Nazareth, Dalal Abu Amneh and the Jewish Kawali group The Yonah Ensemble.

Music and featured items

16 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Temple Mount in Jerusalem

    One of the holiest spots to Islam, Judaism and Christianity.

  • Music Played

    • Image for Dalal Abu Amneh and her orchestra

      Dalal Abu Amneh and her orchestra Lama Beda It'hana

      BBC recording on location

  • Dalal Abu Amneh

    With her orchestra.

  • Music Played

    • Image for Dalal Abu Amneh and her orchestra

      Dalal Abu Amneh and her orchestra Magadir

      BBC recording on location

  • An interview with Dalal Abu Amneh

    About the Palestinian singing style.

  • A song by Mohammad Abdu

    From the International Jerusalem Oud Festival

  • Music Played

    • Image for Dalal Abu Amneh and her orchestra

      Dalal Abu Amneh and her orchestra Ib'ad

      BBC recording on location

  • A mixed audience of Palestinian Arabs and Jews

    Plans for making the festival even more inclusive.

  • Ensemble Yonah

    In a special session for World Routes.

  • Music Played

    • Image for Yonah Ensemble

      Yonah Ensemble Boei Kala

      BBC recording on location

  • Dr Haviva Pedaya - a Kabala expert

    She established the Yonah ensemble

  • Ensemble Yonah

    Ensemble Yonah, a Kabala-influenced “Jewish Qawwali” group in a special session for World Routes performing two sacred trance-inducing Sephardic Jewish Piyutim (para-liturgical chants).

  • Music Played

    • Image for Yonah Ensemble

      Yonah Ensemble Ze Hamargiz segue Simehu Na

      BBC recording on location

    • Image for Yonah Ensemble

      Yonah Ensemble Az Yeranen

      BBC recording on location

  • Dalal Abu Amneh performs live

    A song by Egyptian composer Muhhamad Abdel Wahab

  • Music Played

    • Image for Dalal Abu Amneh and her orchestra

      Dalal Abu Amneh and her orchestra Ya msafer wah'dak

      BBC recording on location

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