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Vuelo Por Las Alturas De Alhambra

by Jabir

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Vuelo por las Alturas de Alhambra was originally published in 1988 on Discos Esplendor Geométrico and it is a hidden gem in the catalogue of this influential Spanish label. The album unfolds a series of subtle and mesmerizing compositions inspired by the legacy of Al-Andalus, the muslim Spanish civilisation. Both a polymath and erudite musician, Jabir decided to pay homage to the marriage of spirituality and science present in that bygone era. For that aim, he relied on a vast array of acoustic instruments (ney, violin, ud, bendir and daf), as well as on digital synthesizers and a complex system of computers able to generate aleatory melodies in Middle Eastern scales.

Discos Transgénero is proud of making available again this extraordinary and highly sought masterpiece for the first time in more than three decades. The reissue has been carefully remastered from the original master tapes with the approval and supervision of his author and includes new liner notes and unreleased pictures. Vuelo por las Alturas de Alhambra is a recommended listening for those into the most narcotic side of Muslimgauze, the Dariush Dolat-Shahi's lps on Folkways, Jon Hassell's Fourth World explorations or even the recent work of contemporary Iranian experimentalists like Sote and Saba Alizadeh.

Edition of 400 copies.
Pressed in Optimal Media (Berlin).

For digital edition please visit: jabirmusic.bandcamp.com


released May 5, 2021

Music by Jabir
Reissue project produced by Rubén Coll, Ángel Prior and Juan Vacas
Liner notes by Rubén Coll
Digital transfer by Estudio Brazil
Mastering in this edition by Albert Guitart
Lacquer cut by Anne Taegert (Dubplates & Mastering)
Pressed by Optimal Media
Cover concept and design by Said Messari
Digital restoration of the original sleeve and artwork by Fernando Maselli
Translations and proofreading by Juan Vacas
Special thanks to Jabir, Pedro Díaz, Yeray Dorta, Fernando Maselli, Said Messari and Andrés Noarbe.


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