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Percussive passion: Renowned Egyptian tabla player Said El-Artist performs in Alexandria

Said El-Artist accompanied by a large number of percussion players and soloists gave a concert at Alexandria Opera House on Friday 9 September

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Percussive passion: Renowned Egyptian tabla player Said El-Artist performs in Alexandria

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