The Iraqi Maqam: Preserving and Innovating

Hamid Al-Saadi  |  Music  |  2020  |  Iraq
This project’s recordings present the first additions to the revered Iraqi Maqam repertoire in nearly 100 years. It consists of a double-CD and 40-page booklet containing traditional and new Iraqi Maqam compositions performed by Iraqi Maqam vocalist Hamid Al-Saadi, accompanied by a traditional Chalghi Baghdadi ensemble.