Songs from the Victorious City

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Songs from the Victorious City
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Released1990
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Length40:15
LabelChina
ProducerAnne Dudley, Jaz Coleman
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Songs from the Victorious City is an album in the world music genre written by Anne Dudley and Jaz Coleman, recorded in 1990 in Cairo and London. It takes its name from Cairo itself, in Arabic القاهرة (pronounced: al-Qahirah), literally "The Triumphant" or "The Victorious".

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed and arranged by Anne Dudley and Jaz Coleman
No.TitleLength
1."The Awakening"4:47
2."Endless Festival"3:59
3."Minarets and Memories"3:25
4."Force and Fire"5:08
5."Habebe"3:47
6."Ziggarats of Cinnamon"3:06
7."Hannah"4:14
8."The Conqueror"3:15
9."A Survivor's Tale"3:50
10."In a Timeless Place"4:49

Personnel[edit]

Technical
  • Roger Dudley, Sameh Almazny - engineer
  • Ted Hayton, Martin Rex (track 7) - mixing

Samples[edit]

"Songs from the Victorious City" was sampled extensively on two songs by Enigma in 1993. Both "The Eyes of Truth" and "Age of Loneliness" contains distinctive Mongolian samples most notably, Alsyn Gazryn Zereglee (Алсын газрын зэрэглээ).

External links[edit]

  • Grant, Keith (27 October 1990). "Arabian Nights". Melody Maker. IPC Media.