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genre: Genres khaliji

  • hip-deep February 22, 2007

    Africans in the Arabian (Persian) Gulf

    Scholar and author Joseph Braude guides us through the often overlooked popular music of the Persian Gulf, the music known as Khaliji. We learn about the Africans of places like Bahrain and Kuwait–slaves of yore, their free descendents, and more … Read more »

  • blog February 22, 2007

    Discography: Africans in the (Persian) Arabian Gulf

    Some of the musical examples on this program were recorded for Afropop Worldwide in the Arabian Gulf by our colleague Joseph Braude. Other music comes from the 3 CDs that accompany Poul Rovsing Olsen’s excellent book, “Music in Bahrain: Traditional … Read more »

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