WorldCat Identities

Bahijah

Overview
Works: 3 works in 3 publications in 1 language and 5 library holdings
Roles: Dancer
Classifications: GV1798.5,
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Most widely held works by Bahijah
The Zar dance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Before Western missionaries condemned these zar houses in the late 19th century as being pagan, the houses were and old tradition in Islamic Egypt. A sick person was brought by friends to a zar house for the illness causing evil to be exorcised. Though the zar ceremony is still practiced in the Near East today, few of these houses remain. Like many other ancient ceremonies, the zar has evolved into a form of popular entertainment. Experience the exciting making of a dance from the warm ups to the final theatrical event. Also included are interviews with the artists on Oriental dance as well as with Ibrahim Farrah on his concepts behind the production"--Container
American arabesque( Visual )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the experience of making Bait el Zar (House of Zar) from the dancers warming-up to the final theatrical event. Includes interviews with the artists as well as with Ibrahim Farrah on his concepts behind the production
Ibrahim Farrah Near East Dance Group( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Brief excerpts from a dance performance presented at Town Hall in the 1970s, possibly at the company's first engagement there on December 15, 1976. Other possible dates are December 14, 1977 and May 14, 1978. The excerpts depicted may include: a pharaonic dance in tribute to the goddess Hathor ; a dance with sticks, possibly Raks al-Assaya or Tahtib ; Raks al-Sudani, a dance showing the impact of black Africa ; the Guedra ; Danse orientale ; Dance of the whirling dervish ; Ghawazi et Nawaria ; and other pieces
 
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