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.