Habibi Ya Nour el Mendelssohn
Ah, yes. There's Maghrebi Zydeco, like this video
. Then there's Mendelssohn Zydeco—all soul, all swoons, like this Romance, the fourth from Felix's op. 85, played here by Daniel Barenboim
. Hear the declarative theme, almost anthem-like, build into an expressive insistence that stretches and stretches the possibilities of... what? Felix retorts: You decide.