Music from the US – Samuel R. Hazo

Samuel R. Hazo , born 1966 in Pittsburgh /Pennsylvania  is a composer , the first composer in history to be awarded the winner of both composition contests sponsored by the National Band Association.

Here is his song Arabesque , a oriental piece performed by an orchestra

 

Music from Lebanon – Soap Kills

Soap kills was an indie electro-pop band based in Lebanon. The group was formed in October 1997 when Zeid Hamdan and Yasmin Hamdan, both born in Beirut in 1976 but not related, decided to explore and combine their interest in classical Arabic song and electronic music.(wiki)

What a great sound , it starts slowly like  a folk song , be patient and listen a little bit longer you will be astonished , i promise it to you , hear their song “Arabesque ”