Farida and the Iraqi Maqam Ensemble live at Reel Iraq 2009

 A performance by Farida and the Iraqi Maqam esemble in Edinburgh at the Roxy, 2009.

The song is called the ‘Maqam Khanibat’ from Iraq. It is based on a love poem about Iraq and Baghdad by the poet Khadir Al Ta’i. A beautiful maqam sung by Farida as part of Reel Iraq 2009.

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