Dances of Egypt by A'isha Ali

PURCHASE HERE Dances of Egypt by Aisha Ali Filmed between 1971-88 in Luxor Egypt


Opening Introduction from A’isha Ali 0:00 “Ma Taguli Ya Sagat Guli w Aida”

#1 Boat Scene 1974 with Qanawi Mizmar Ensemble Khyria Kabira, Raja, Khyria all in “pharaonic” Ottoman costume 0:45 Ashrah 3:20 New Ashrah 3:33 "Ah Ya Zein" 3:49 melody ends, ashrah continues 4:22 "Ah ya Zein" returns 4:37 melody ends, ashrah continues

#2 Wedding Scene 1983 Luxor with Rais Qanawi Mizmar Ensemble Raja, Khyria and two unidentified cousins (likely Saad’s daughters Faiza and Samia) all in “pharaonic” Ottoman costume 5:58 Ashrah 6:30 (melody name?) 6:40 Taqasim 6:58 Ashrah 7:12 Jihayni 7:30 Ashrah


#3 Courtyard Scene 1983 Luxor with Rais Qanawi Mizmar Ensemble Raja, Khyria both in beaded jalabeya costumes


8:29 Naosi? 9:22 Jihayni 10:21 Ashrah (Nizzawi?) 11:13 “Rohwa Ya Leyl el Farag” 12:52 Ashrah 14:05 Qafla

BONUS CLIP 1977 Cast Party for “Death on the Nile” with Qanawi Mizmar Band

Raja, Khyria and A’isha Ali all in “pharaonic” Ottoman costume with Housney (dancing with assaya?)


0:00 Jihayni

1:12 Ashrah (Nizzawi?)

1:28 Jihayni

1:53 Ashrah (Nizzawi?)