Thursday, April 28, 2011

The Arab World is Awakening...

At the risk of being slightly melodramatic, I felt this piece of music reflects the mood and temperament of the Arab world quite well. Enjoy Carl Orff's Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi.


أُمنيّة said...

do u know what they singing here?

Maysaloon said...

It is actually a very interesting song. I looked up the meaning a long time ago and was fascinated with the concept behind it.

Basically it speaks of Fortuna or, to put it crudely, luck. Fortune favours some people, and others are less fortunate and have miserable lives. The world we live in is an ever churning wheel of this fortuna, of how it effects all of us.

Have a look at the meaning of the words here: