Albums

The CDs "The Art of the Early Egyptian Qanun, vols. 1 and 2" and "Egyptian Music Appreciation and Practice for Bellydancers" can be purchased online through PayPal. Just click the appropriate link be

The Art of the Early Egyptian Qanun VOL. 1

17th-century instrumental pieces from the Ottoman court, Egyptian Sufi sacred dances, and early 20th-century Egyptian Dances performed on an early 20th-century qanun (psaltery) without levers and traditional percussion instruments.

  • Juno nominated -  2009 Juno Award for World Music Album of the Year.

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The Art Of the Early Egyptian Qanun Vol. 2

17th-century instrumental pieces from the Ottoman court, Egyptian Sufi sacred dances, and early 20th-century Egyptian Dances performed on an early 20th-century qanun (psaltery) without levers and traditional percussion instruments. JUNO 2009 NOMINEE.

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Volume 1 and 2 Combo

Purchase both CD's "The Art of the Early Egyptian Qanun Volume 1 and 2" together and get the special combo price.

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EGYPTIAN music appreciation and practice for bellydancers

A unique and comprehensive four-chapter manual featuring Dr. Sawa's unique teaching system with 2 CDs, 65 tracks: 21 dance rhythms, finger cymbal patterns, drum and riqq solos; 8 maqams; photographs and descriptions of 32 instruments; 6 musical dance forms.

IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU PURCHASE THE PHYSICAL BOOK AND ITS CDS BECAUSE THE BOOK HAS 3 TYPES OF NOTATIONS FOR RHYTHMS (SYLLABIC, MUSICAL, AND THE EASY MEDIEVAL CIRCULAR NOTATION FOR THOSE WHO CANNOT READ MUSIC), NOTATIONS OF THE MAQAMS, NOTATIONS AND ANALYSIS OF DANCES AND DANCE FORMS, PHOTOS AND DESCRIPTIONS OF INSTRUMENTS). 

(For a German, Portuguese and Japanese editions, please see below. For free Chinese, French, Greek, Russian and Spanish translations of text only [without CDs, notations and photographs] contact George Sawa : gsawa3303@rogers.com).

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Portuguese and German Edition - Egyptian Music Appreciation For Bellydancers

To purchase the Portuguese and German edition of Egyptian Music Appreciation for Bellydancers, email arte@shimmie.com.br

 
 

Japanese EDITION - EGYPTIAN MUSIC APPRECIATION FOR BELLYDANCERS

Purchase the special Japanese edition of Egyptian Music Appreciation for Bellydancers by George Dimitri Sawa.

DVD - Lulu and George Dimitri Sawa

 
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A 2-DVDs set illustrating the “Egyptian Music Appreciation and Practice for Bellydancers,” and “The Art of the Early Egyptian Qanun, vols. 1 and 2.” 

A very useful educational set of two DVDs with 68 tracks of performances. It is a wonderful complement to "Egyptian Music Appreciation and Practice for Bellydancers" and "Art of the Early Egyptian Qanun, vols, 1 and 2."

The dancers include herself plus 30 other amazing Brazilian dancers demonstrating:

1) 54 tracks of my "Egyptian Music Appreciation and Practice for Bellydancers" in simple drum patterns, ornamented drum patterns, and melodies based on these rhythms, plus taqsims in many styles; 

2) 5 tracks of old famous classical dances from my "Art of the Early Egyptian Qanun, vols, 1 and 2"; 

3) 3 tracks from Yasmina Ramzy's "Oyoun. Arabesque Dance Company."

Duration: 2 hours and 45 minutes.

To purchase the DVD of Egyptian Music Appreciation for Bellydancers, email George at gsawa@rogers.com

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Combo Pack - 2 CD's, Book and DVD

Georges combo pack contains The Art Of The Early Egyptian Qanun, Volume 1 and 2, Egyptian Music Appreciation and Practice For Bellydancers, and the Lulu Hartenbach and George Sawa DVD.

 

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DVD - THE ART OF BELLY DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY

Go beyond of just simply repeating steps of someone else’s choreography. Understand the creation process and learn some tips for creating your own future choreographies. Iana Komarnytska together with a guest musician and historian George Sawa invite you to explore the art of belly dance choreography on the example of a dance piece to the song "Lamma Bada Yatathanna". 

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Oyoun - Live CD

Traditional acoustic music featuring the vocals of Najwa Tannus and Nabeel Shehadeh. Includes many different styles of music for bellydancers including a 15 minute opening, a drum solo, Zaffah and folklore music, plus Zaar and Tannoura.

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