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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume X : Genres: Middle East and North Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Dūlāb is a short musical prelude to a song or improvisation that declares the piece’s maqām (melodic mode) and captures its feel and character. It is not usually performed as a stand-alone work because it is an introductory tool to initiate...