Bloomsbury Popular Music - Search Results
Loading

Results

  • Oman Close
Sort By:  1-2 of 2 (1 page)
Results per page:
         

Qurbah

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Encyclopedia Articles

...Qurbah (Arabic for bagpipe, literally ‘waterbag’) is a genre of popular music and dance that bloomed in the Batinah region of the Sultanate of Oman in the first half of the 1990s. In an environment of highly developed and socially codified...

Oman

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 2,709,000 (2002) The Sultanate of Oman, in size slightly smaller than the United Kingdom, occupies the eastern edge of the Arabian Peninsula, with a coastline of 1,678 miles (2,700 km) along the Indian Ocean, the Gulf...