Khalifa Ould Eide, Dimi Mint Abba - Waidalal Waidalal


Khalifa Ould Eide, Dimi Mint Abba
Song Name: Waidalal Waidalal
By: Khalifa Ould Eide, Dimi Mint Abba ( خليفه ولد عيدي ، ديمي منت آبا )
Country: Mauritania
Song Local Name: Not available
Album: Moorish Music From Mauritania
Link to buy: World Circuit
Genre: folk music of Mauritania , traditional music of Mauritania , moorish music , ardin , tidnit , griot
Date Added: 01 Nov 2016
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Waidalal Waidalal by Khalifa Ould Eide, Dimi Mint Abba is part of folk music tradition in/by Mauritania. Folk Music of Mauritania is traditionally brother to some other region(s) in the world. If you want to listen to song(s) in the same genre or with the same root with Waidalal Waidalal (or folk music of Mauritania), other than checking Mauritania you can also check music of Mali, Western Sahara and Burkina Faso. From the top menu, first choose the desired region and then find the link from the map or country list.

Dimi Mint Abba (1958–2011) aka "The Diva of the Desert", was one of Mauritania's most famous musicians. She was born into a low-caste ("iggawin") family specializing in the griot tradition. Her parents were both musicians.
This album is her first international release on the World Circuit record label, following a recommendation from Ali Farka Touré. On this album, she was accompanied by her husband Khalifa Ould Eide, tidinit player (West African lute), and her two daughters.

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