Ibn Báya Ensemble

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The Ibn Báya Ensemble (Arabic: مجموعة ابن باجة) is a Spanish-Moroccan early music ensemble formed in 1994.[1]

The ensemble takes its name from Avempace - Abū-Bakr Muhammad ibn Yahya ibn al-Sāyigh (Arabic أبو بكر محمد بن يحيى بن الصائغ), also known as Ibn Baya (Arabic: ابن باجة), the Arab Andalusian polymath who was also a musician, and is dedicated to the music of medieval Arab Spain. The founding members were Eduardo Paniagua and Omar Metioui.

Selected discography[edit]

  • Ibn 'Arabi: El intérprete de los deseos . Ensemble Ibn Bàya PN 360
  • Jardín de Al-Andalus
  • Walladah (Córdoba 994-1077) and Ibn Zaygun (Córdoba 1003-1071)
  • La Llamada de Al-Andalus
  • Núba Al-Maya
  • El Agua de la Alhambra
  • La Felicidad Cumplida
  • Nuba Al-Istihlal'
  • Poemas de la Alhambra
  • Alarifes Mudéjares

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Global rhythm "Led by Tangiers lutenist Omar Metioui and Spanish medieval flautist and architect Eduardo Paniagua, Ensemble Ibn Baya takes its name and inspiration from ..."