Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Tania Kassis: Live at l'Olympia in Paris (DVD)

New DVD: Tania Kassis at l'Olympia
Lebanese singer Tania Kassis--who made a splash a few years ago by recording her 'Islamo-Christian Ave' in which she mixed the 'Ave Maria' with the Muslim call to prayer-- has just released an elegant DVD of her memorable concert at l'Olympia Paris in 2012 where she performed a variety of songs in Arabic, French, English and Spanish to a sold-out audience.

The DVD which is titled 'Tania Kassis" Live at l'Olympia' is available for sale as a set along with a CD of the concert at Lebanon's Virgin Megastores all branches as well as on Tania Kassis' official website www.taniakassis.com (worldwide delivery).

Here is a performance from that DVD in which Tania Kassis mixes LA CUMPARSITA with AATINI EL NAYA اعطني الناي وغنّ (lyrics by Kahlil Gibran) http://youtu.be/FfxJpm8z_-I


Here is the closing number from the concert--a song titled 'Trabak Ya Libnan' that is composed by Elias Rahbani (http://youtu.be/SITCPGnIYrg):



For more samples and info see http://www.youtube.com/user/taniak6
To purchase the DVD/CD set, see this link


DVD Track Listing:
Includes special guest: French-Lebanese singer Jhony Maalouf.

1. J’AI DEUX AMOURS (Music: Vincent Scotto, Lyrics: Koger Geo, Henri Vantard)

2. OUNCHOUDAT BAYROUT (Music & Arrangement: Fabrice Mantegna, Lyrics: Ahmad Abed el Nabeh)

3. ALBI DALILI (Music : Mohamed el Kassabguy, Lyrics: Abou el Séoud el Ibari)

4. I BELIEVE (with Jhony Maalouf) (Music & Lyrics: Eric Levi)

5. CHOU MA SAR (Music & Arrangement: Jad Mhanna, Lyrics: Ahmad Abdel Nabeh)

6. LA CUMPARSITA / AATINI EL NAYA (Music: Rodriguez Gerard O Matos / Najib Hankash
Lyrics: Enrique Predro Maroni, Pascual Contursi / Gibran Khalil Gibran, Arrangement: Tania Kassis)

7. LES PARAPLUIES DE CHERBOURG (Music: Michel Legrand, Lyrics : Jacques Demy)

8. YOU RAISE ME UP (Jhony Maalouf) (Music & Arrangement: Rolf Lovland, Lyrics: Joseph Graham Brendan)

9. ISLAMO-CHRISTIAN AVE (with Maen Zakaria & Mahmoud Massaad) (Music: Giulio Caccini
Arrangement: Tania Kassis & Michel Fadel)

10. TAQASIM

11. JERUSALEM (Music & Lyrics: Tania Kassis, Arrangement: Tania Kassis & Nagib Saab)

12. ONE LAST DANCE (Music & Arrangement: Michel & Olivier Leclerc, Lyrics: Tania Kassis)

13. L’AMOUR EST UN TANGO (Music & Arrangement: Michel Fadel, Lyrics: Tania Kassis)

14. YA HABIBI TAALA (Music: Farid El Atrach, Lyrics: Ahmed Galal)

15. PADAM PADAM (Music: Norbert Glanzberg,
Lyrics: Henri Contet)

16. THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (with Jhony Maalouf)(Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics: Michael Philip Batt, Charles Clinton, Ilson Hart, Richard Henry Zachary Stilgoe)

17. TRABAK YA LEBNAN (Music & Lyrics: Elias Rahbani)

Recorded Live on October 19, 2012.
Release Date: May 2013.

For more samples and info see http://www.youtube.com/user/taniak6
To purchase the DVD/CD set, see this link

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