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Mayada Al-Hanawi brings back the good times in Jeddah

The artist, nicknamed the “Singer of Generations,” appeared before her Saudi fans in a rare atmosphere

أطلت الفنانة الملقبة بـ"مطربة الأجيال" على جمهورها السعودي وسط أجواء نادرة

Fans of “Beautiful Art” drank from their cups of rapture in a night that was loud with “By God, long ago, oh long ago,” combining the dancing of musical fingertips and the voices of the old generation in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, so that the lovers would forget “this whole world,” chanting, “God, God... God.” Longing for authentic singing and “the love that used to be.”

This comes in the context of “A Night of Beautiful Time” that the coastal city recently witnessed, in which the Syrian artist Mayada El-Hanawi sang in a voice that was filled with melodies and lyrics by one of the most prominent Egyptian and Arab musicians, Baligh Hamdi. He was the owner of the largest share of the four songs that Mayada sang during her rare presence in The Kingdom recalled its artistic career with the late musician with two songs of his lyrics and melodies, and a song composed by him only. It recalled the beloved in “Once Upon a Time,” the sweetness of love in “I Adore You,” and the state of falling in love in “We Loved You and Love Us,” in addition to a song in which she described his character. Nights.

The words of poets and the melodies of musicians fell on the artist Mayada El-Hanawi, nicknamed the “singer of the generation,” whose voice heard those words and melodies during her 50-year career. She dealt with giant composers such as Mohamed Al-Moji and Mohamed Abdel-Wahab, but her major breakthrough was with the musician Baligh Hamdi, so she sang for him. Her most wonderful Tarab songs, which were widely spread in Arab society.

Hamdi had presented dozens of successful songs to the “singer of the generation” with a number of great poets, as the giving of his last 10 years was directed almost exclusively to the singer Mayada, so she sang from his words and melodies “The Love That Was” and “I Adore You” and he composed for her “Mesh.” Awayed,” “A Year Has Passed,” “What Should I Do,” “Sir Ana,” “The First and Last Lover,” “We Loved and Loved Us,” “An Invitation to Love,” and I enjoyed his last tune, “I Have Words.”

أطلت الفنانة الملقبة بـ"مطربة الأجيال" على جمهورها السعودي وسط أجواء نادرة

Art buddies

Baligh Hamdy’s imprint continued throughout the singer’s presence in the Kingdom, as she shared with her one of his artistic discoveries, the Egyptian artist Afaf Rady, who shone with his melodies that entered the annals of Arab art.

Radi sang a collection of her artistic works composed by the genius composer Hamdi, and opened with the song “Hawa Ya Hawa”, then the song “Return Peace”, which was her first song composed by Baligh, the song “Maybe Ala Baleh”, and the song “Lamin Ya Qamar”.

During the next night of the good old days, the artist Mohamed Tharwat sang a group of songs by his teacher, the musician Mohamed Abdel Wahab, and navigated his audience between “When you intend to disappear for a long time, it was not the last time you said,” “When is the time,” and “I am afraid to say what is in my heart.”

Tharwat addressed the night as “The night is a little long for the sweet company, Diya” from the song of the late artist Sayed Makkawi. He also asked in his song “Who doesn’t love Fatima?”, and for a moment transported the hearts of the audience to the time of “The Nightingale” when he sang “I’m yours forever” by the artist. Abdel Halim Hafez, before enchanting them with his songs “Don’t Hold Me Accountable” and “My Beloved, Who Are You?” He transported them to the confusion of his comrades with the song “My Comrades Are Confused, Thinking, Wondering About the Madness of My Beloved, Who Are You?” and he stirred up patriotism with “My Country, Oh My Country.”

The star of the artist, Mohamed Tharwat, shone in the era of the adults, and he was apprenticed and satisfied with his art at the hands of the giants. He also sang from the creativity of the adults and with the words of the most ancient poets and a group of composers, headed by the musician of the generations, Mohamed Abdel-Wahab, in addition to Mohamed Al-Moji, Mohamed Sultan, Helmi Bakr, and Ammar Al-Sharaie.



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