Hamza El Din
The Water Wheel

Nonesuch Explorer Series

The first recording of Hamza's masterpiece Escalay - The Water Wheel, this record became responsible for introducing many to Hamza's music and still remains popular today, thirty years after its original release. It was out of print in the US for years, but has been available in Japan with the original artwork, and now has different artwork in its US reissue.

Hamza El Din - voice, oud, and tar
produced by Robert Garfias
recorded by Daniel C. Grinstead

Song Titles:
1. Escalay - The Water Wheel - comp. Hamza El Din
2. I Remember - comp. Muhammed Abdel Wahab
3. Song with Tar - trad.