Real Name:
حليم عبد المسيح الضبع (Ḥalīm ᾽Abd al-Masīḥ al-Ḍabʾ)
Profile:
Halim Abdul Messieh El-Dabh (Born March 4, 1921 in Cairo; Died September 2, 2017 in Kent, Ohio) was an Egyptian-born American composer, performer, ethnomusicologist, and educator. He is particularly known as an early pioneer of electronic and electro-acoustic music and for having composed in 1944 what is most likely one of the first "tape music" pieces (on a wire recorder) : The Expression of Zaar. He moved to the United States in 1950.
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Vocals

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Instruments & Performance

BF16 Halim El-Dabh - Paradoxes Of Enlargement album art Various Three Time Frames Various - Paradoxes Of Enlargement(CD, Comp) Tedium House Publications BF16 US 2002 Sell This Version
88875061902 Halim El-Dabh - Masterworks Of The 20th Century album art Various Leyla And The Poet Various - Masterworks Of The 20th Century(10xCD + Box, Comp) Sony Classical 88875061902 Europe 2015 Sell This Version
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Writing & Arrangement

Halim El-Dabh - Here History Began (Pyramids And Sphinx - Sound And Light) album art Georges Delerue Georges Delerue - Here History Began (Pyramids And Sphinx - Sound And Light) (Album) Ministry Of Culture And Information, Ministry Of Culture And Information Egypt 1961 Sell This Version
FX 6160 Halim El-Dabh - Sounds Of New Music album art Various Symphonies In Sonic Vibration - Spectrum # 1 Various - Sounds Of New Music(LP, Comp, RE) Folkways Records FX 6160 US 1962 Sell This Version
Halim El-Dabh - Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center album art Various Leiyla And The Poet Various - Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center (Album) Columbia Masterworks US 1964 Sell This Version
RR-106 Halim El-Dabh - World Keys album art Joel Fan Sayera Joel Fan - World Keys(HDCD) Reference Recordings RR-106 US 2006 Sell This Version
none Halim El-Dabh - Crossing Into The Electric Magnetic album art Halim El-Dabh Halim El-Dabh - Crossing Into The Electric Magnetic(CDr, Album, RE) Halim El-Dabh Music LLC none US 2008 Sell This Version
MS 1242 Halim El-Dabh - Asa: Piano Music By Composers Of African Descent album art William Chapman Nyaho Coma Dance William Chapman Nyaho - Asa: Piano Music By Composers Of African Descent(CD, Album) MSR Classics MS 1242 US 2008 Sell This Version
88875061902 Halim El-Dabh - Masterworks Of The 20th Century album art Various Leyla And The Poet Various - Masterworks Of The 20th Century(10xCD + Box, Comp) Sony Classical 88875061902 Europe 2015 Sell This Version
none Halim El-Dabh - Sanza Time album art Halim El-Dabh, Ron Slabe Halim El-Dabh, Ron Slabe - Sanza Time(CD, Album) Not On Label none US 2016 Sell This Version

Production

WFR003 Halim El-Dabh - Crossing Into The Electric Magnetic album art Halim El-Dabh Halim El-Dabh - Crossing Into The Electric Magnetic(CD, Album) Without Fear WFR003 US 2000 Sell This Version

Acting, Literary & Spoken

Halim El-Dabh - Arabic And Druse Music album art Various Various - Arabic And Druse Music Folkways Records US 1961 Sell This Version