This must-see epic depicts the birth of Islam. In the 7th century Mohammed is visited by Angel Gabriel who urges him to lead the people of Mecca and worship God. But they're exiled in Medina before returning to Mecca to take up arms against their oppressors and liberate their city in the name of God.
Abdel Gadir Salim (velvet-voiced master of swaying Sudanese song and ud player extraordinaire) started to sing and to play music in Dilling, the town in which he was born, in the south of Kordofan. Inspired by the night-time singing of local songs - merdoum, ayjako, senjaq , singing and clapping that you can hear up to 20 miles away on a clear midnight - he realised that he should look to Sudanese roots for melodic and rhythmic motifs to further develop his music.
The group heard on this GlobeStyle recording is a special one caught on a flying visit to the UK for a one-off concert, and features one of the top violinists of Sudan, Mohammed Abdulla M'hamadia.
Una trentina d'anni fa negli Stati Uniti si scopriva che spingendo una DeLorean a 88 miglia orarie, senza dimenticare di azionare il flusso canalizzatore, si poteva coronare un vecchio sogno dell'uomo mai tramontato, quello del viaggio nel tempo. Il 3 luglio 1985 era infatti arrivato nelle sale americane il primo capitolo della saga Back to the Future, una delle trilogie cinematografiche più amate degli ultimi anni. …