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In Jerusalem: Dalal Abu Amneh and The Yonah Ensemble

Moshe Morad introduces recordings from the 2008 International Oud Festival, including Nazareth's greatest young singer and some Jewish Kawali.

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.

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1 hour

Music and featured items

  • Temple Mount in Jerusalem

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

    Duration: 04:55

  • Music Played

    • Dalal Abu Amneh and her orchestra

      Lama Beda It'hana

      • BBC recording on location.
  • Dalal Abu Amneh

    With her orchestra.

    Duration: 06:12

  • Music Played

    • Dalal Abu Amneh and her orchestra

      Magadir

      • BBC recording on location.
  • An interview with Dalal Abu Amneh

    About the Palestinian singing style.

    Duration: 03:40

  • A song by Mohammad Abdu

    From the International Jerusalem Oud Festival

    Duration: 08:26

  • Music Played

    • 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.

    Duration: 03:10

  • Ensemble Yonah

    In a special session for World Routes.

    Duration: 10:23

  • Music Played

    • Yonah Ensemble

      Boei Kala

      • BBC recording on location.
  • Dr Haviva Pedaya - a Kabala expert

    She established the Yonah ensemble

    Duration: 04:32

  • 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).

    Duration: 10:56

  • Music Played

    • Yonah Ensemble

      Ze Hamargiz segue Simehu Na

      • BBC recording on location.
    • Yonah Ensemble

      Az Yeranen

      • BBC recording on location.
  • Dalal Abu Amneh performs live

    A song by Egyptian composer Muhhamad Abdel Wahab

    Duration: 05:48

  • Music Played

    • Dalal Abu Amneh and her orchestra

      Ya msafer wah'dak

      • BBC recording on location.

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