Episode 58: Music for an Arabian Night by Ron Goodwin and His Orchestra

This album has nothing to do with the Middle East... or does it?

 Your standard romanticized orientalism and exotica aesthetic.

Your standard romanticized orientalism and exotica aesthetic.

 Orientalist tropes abound! No mention of the Rahbani Brothers or source material.

Orientalist tropes abound! No mention of the Rahbani Brothers or source material.

Abdo Habib Ghandoura by Shiraz AKA Dancing Eyes