This style, while using modern synth and guitar, has an authentic flavor of Iraqi, Moroccan or other Middle Eastern / Arabic music, which in some regions preserve the normal major keys, then goes back to quarter tones, bouzouk , and oud are dominant along with oriental percussions.
This track starts with a dreamy flute and saz instrument. The scales & harmonies, which are used widely in all of the middle eastern region from Iran to Lebanon, are called "hijaz tune" and is very familiar to all that region.
Action oriented hybrid orchestral track, with a lot of metallic percussion and powerful blasts. Starts off with distorted electronic percussion and mystery strings, then develops into a powerful tense motif. Good for spy, military, invasion and high octane action.
This piece reflects the grandeur of the Emirates, and how it developed from a normal desert country to one at the forefront of technology and progress. The track has a sense of grandeur, success and power, with echoes of a rich culture and history.
Floating atmosphere topped by an emotional piano theme, influenced by Thomas Newman. Beauty and drama, loneliness and thought. This track is made to fit together with 'Transformation', also by Felipe Adorno Vassao. The two tracks share the same motif; 'Transformation Prelude' is more quiet, awaiting...
Egyptian / Middle Eastern folk music with a modern melody. Exciting and exotic, normally used in festive events and modern songs. Accordion is a leading instrument, and a women belly dancer is often involved in such occasions.