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This page highlights some of Issa's compositions in albums and collections.
This page will enable you to download songs and pieces, save them, and listen to them.
All are copyright protected, so please don't sell them, they are available for everyone for free.
Name of Album / Collection / Instrumentaiton
Year
Description
Notes
Solo 'ud
1999-20004

Maqam music

Original music
Maqam 'Ajam

Maqam Fara`h-Faza

Maqam `Hijaz


Nadhra for 'ud

Irtijal Nahawand

Irtijal 'ala Maqam Murakkab

A Girl From my Hometown
2001

2002

2003

2004

2003

2003

1999
Taqasim

Taqasim

Taqasim

Irtijal

Irtijal

Irtijal

Original Composition
Issa Boulos / Live

Issa Boulos / Live

Issa Boulos / Live

Issa Boulos / Studio

Issa Boulos / Live

Issa Boulos / Live

Issa Boulos / Studio
'Ud and Takht
2003-2004
Maqam Music
Compositions/Interpretations

Irtijal Nahawand

Raqs al-Janub

Midnight Meditation

Longa Shahinaz

Longa Sultani Yakah

Sama'i 'Kurdilli Hijaz Kar by Tatyus

Mandra

Longa Nikriz

2004

2003

2000

2003

2003

2003

2003

2008

Irtijal

Original Composition

Original Composition

Longa / Turkish

Longa / Turkish

Sama'i / Turkish

Turkish / Balkan

Palestine

al-Sharq Ensemble / Studio

Lingua Musica / Studio

Kane Mathis on 'Ud / Live

Nawa Ensemble / Live

Nawa Ensemble / Live

Nawa Ensemble / Live

Nawa Ensemble / Live

Nawa Ensemble / Live
Samar
2002
Jazz/Maqam Fusion
Original music / lyrics
That Evening

Layali

Spaces, Places and Pink Lights

A Jerusalemite Love Song

Shuruq

Samar

Ishq

Salatun Liya

Bashraf Nahawand
Instrumental

Instrumental

Instrumental

Vocal / Issa Boulos

Instrumental


Instrumental

Instrumental

Vocal / Issa Boulos

Instrumental
Issa Boulos Ensemble / Live
al-Hallaj
2001
Maqam Music
Original music

Wa-ma-wajadtu

al-'Ishq

al-`Hubbu

Shay'un b-Qalbi

Ya Kulla Kulli

Vocal

Vocal

Vocal

Vocal

Vocal

Poetry by Mansur al-Hallaj
Nawa Ensmeble / Live
Ughniyat
1993-2000
Maqam Contemporary
Original Music/Lyrics
Habbaitik

'al-Safi`h

'al-Safih

Fi al-Hara al-Qadimaih

Zaman

Aynaki *

Khallini-Ahabbik

Min Zaman

Khils il-Haki

Khalili

A Jerusalemite Love Song

A Jerusalemite Love Song

Qalbi Illi Qalli

Gaza Yakhu
2000

2000

2002

1993

1992

1995

1995

1992

1993

1995

2002

1996

2000

1992
Vocal / Basil Zayed

Vocal / Basil Zayed

Vocal / Issa Boulos

Vocal / Issa Boulos

Vocal / Issa Boulos

Vocal / Issa Boulos

Vocal / Issa Boulos

Vocal / Issa Boulos

Vocal / Issa Boulos

Vocal / Issa Boulos

Vocal / Issa Boulos

Vocal / Issa Boulos

Vocal / Issa Boulos

Vocal / Issa Boulos
Nawa Ensemble

Nawa Ensemble

Lingua Musica

All Instruments by Issa

All Instruments by Issa

All Instruments by Issa

All Instruments by Issa

All Instruments by Issa

All Instruments by Issa

All Instruments by Issa

Issa Boulos Ensemble / Live

All Instruments by Issa

Lingua Musica

* Music by Said Murad; Lyrics by Hussain Barghuti;
arr. by Issa Boulos
Ma Ba'd
1991-199519
Maqam Contemporary
Original Music
Ramallah95

Akhbar Bit

Hub

Hiya

Homeless

Yimkin Haik

al-Khuruj Min

Ghurbaih

Ghurbitain

La Shu?

Ru`hi


Umar al-Khayyam

Wamda

Yimkin Haik

1995

1991

1991

1993

1993

1991

1994

1991

1992

1991

1993

1993

1992

1991
All Instruments by Issa Boulos
Rasif al-Madina
1988
Maqam Contemporary
Arrangement/Interpretation

Bidur Kas il-Mur
Lyrics by Lu`ay al-Jayyusi

Uti
Lyrics by Hussain Barghuti

Baytiya al-Aswaq
Lyrics by Khalil Tuma

Rasif al-Madina
Lyrics by Hussain Barghuti

al-Quds
Lyrics by Hussain Barghuti

Yabu al-Ghalaba
Lyrics by Fawzi al-Bakri

Nidhrin Alay
Lyrics by Hussain Barghuti

These songs were all composed by Jamil al-Sayih. They were arranged and performed and recorded by al-Rahhalah group: Issa Boulos on 'ud and percussion; Muhsen Subhi on buzuq and percussion and Jamil al-Sayih on percussion and vocals. Rim al-Luw vocals.
Chamber Works
1998-2000
Contemporary Western
Original Compositions
Enough Of You, Tired of U, To U

Smoking Outside

Once Upon A Time

Sama'i For An Unspecified Reason

Plug Him In
1998

1998

1998

2000

1998
String Quartet and Harp

String Quartet and Harp

String Quartet and Harp

String Quintet, Riq, Cl.

String Quartet and Harp
Orchestral Works
1996-2006
Contemporary Fusion
Original Compositions
Sama'i Nahawand

Longa To Marcel

Manfa

Raqs al-Janub

Shortly After Life

Pastiche
2006

2006

2006

2006

2000

1996









Midi Recording

Midi Recording
Traditional Palestinian Music
1999
Tradidtional Palestinian
Arrangement/Interpretation
Waslat Dal'una

In 'Itsh Trabik

Samir
1999

1999

1999
When Jesus Visits
1999
Orchestral Operetta
Arr./ Interp./ Comp.
ACT I

ACT II

ACT III

ACT IV

ACT V

ACT VI

ACT VII
This Operetta was commissioned by the Coptic Orthodox Church of Chicago and Milwaukee. All tracks were midi generated.
Selected Music For Plays and Musicals
Experimental
Arr./ Interp./ Comp.
Catharsis


Catharsis Dance



Lysistrat
1999


1999



2000

Sound Design by Issa Boulos and Manolis Manousakis

Music by Manolis Manousakis, percussion and 'ud by Issa Boulos

Kora by Kane Mathis

Rif (excerpts)
2006
Maqam Music
Original Compositions

Samai' Nahawand

Raqsit al-Khityar

Masafa

Nermin Kaygusuz on kemence
Kawkab Akhar
1992-1994
Maqam Contemporary
al-Dukhul I

al-Dukhul II


Idrab 'An al-Mut I

Idrab 'An al-Mut II

al-Thahiriyyah

al-Wujuh

Intisar

Lake Michigan

Taftish
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