Thimar

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Thimar
Studio album by Anouar Brahem
Released 1998
Recorded March 13 -15, 1997 at Rainbow Studio in Oslo, Norway
Genre Jazz
Length 54:32
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
Anouar Brahem chronology
Khomsa
(1994)
Thimar
(1997)
Astrakan Café
(1999)

Thimar is an album by Tunisian oud player Anouar Brahem recorded in 1997 and released on the ECM label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Raymond McKinney awarded the album 4 stars stating it "superbly fuses the traditions of jazz with those of Arab classical music, pushing the parameters of both while succumbing to the clichés of neither".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Anouar Brahem except as indicated.

No. Title Length
1. "Badhra"   8:30
2. "Kashf"   5:23
3. "Houdouth"   5:36
4. "Talwin"   4:18
5. "Waqt"   2:32
6. "Uns"   4:48
7. "Al Hizam Al Dhahbi"   5:40
8. "Qurb"   5:16
9. "Mazad" (Dave Holland) 5:05
10. ""Kernow"" (John Surman) 5:10
11. ""Hulmu Rabia""   2:14
Total length:
54:32

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed November 3, 2011
  2. ^ a b McKinney, R. Allmusic Review accessed November 3, 2011