Hamza El Din
The Water Wheel

Nonesuch Explorer Series

Originally released in 1971, the first recording of Hamza's masterpiece Escalay - The Water Wheel became responsible for introducing many to Hamza's music and still remains popular today, thirty years after its original release. It was finally reissued in the US after many years of being out of print, in sparkling remastered sound, with the original liner notes.

Hamza El Din - voice, oud, and tar
produced by Robert Garfias
recorded by Daniel C. Grinstead

Song Titles:
1. Escalay - The Water Wheel - comp. Hamza El Din
2. I Remember - comp. Muhammed Abdel Wahab
3. Song with Tar - trad.