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Instruments and Rhythms of the Arab World

Instruments and Rhythms of the Arab World
7 years, 11 months ago To western ears and eyes, musical instruments and of the Arab World may seem exotic. Host Georges Collinet (NPR’s Afropop Worldwide) is joined by scholars and musicians to explore the sounds and history of Arab musical instruments, such as the qanun, the ... To weste

What Makes Arabic Music Unique?

What Makes Arabic Music Unique?
7 years, 11 months ago Much of what defines the music of the Arab World is the experience, not only for the musician, but also for the listener. In the Arab World, the audience is an active participant, responding to the ornamental and improvisatory offerings of the players, ... Much of what

Styles of Music of the Arab World

Styles of Music of the Arab World
7 years, 11 months ago The Arab World spans the width of North African Maghreb, across the Arabian Peninsula and into the Levant. Centuries of indigenous and nomadic traditions have created a musical cultural tapestry of unique regional styles bound by common themes and ideas. ... The Arab W