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Badawī

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Badawī music is that of Arab Bedouin tribes, typically of nomadic lifestyle, or their city-settled descendants. It is often considered a fūlklūrī (folk) music subgenre of turāthī (heritage) Arab music. Badawī is associated...

ʿAtābā and Mījānā

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... Asmar Sami , and Hood Kathleen . 2001. ‘Modern Arab Music: Portraits of Enchantment from the Middle Generation .’...

Lebanon

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population. 3,614,000 (2002) Situated on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, Lebanon is bordered by Syria to the north and east and Israel to the south, and has a land area of approximately 4,000 sq miles (10,230 sq km)....

Beirut

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

Continuum, 2016

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... Broadcasting Corporation’s Studio al-Fann and its follow-up, Ka’as al-Nujum, both produced by Simon Asmar in the 1980s and 1990s. The same station later produced Star Academy (2004), while its privately owned competitor, Future TV, produced Super...

Dūlāb

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...

Ṭaqṭūqa

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Ṭaqṭūqa is a historical Arab vocal genre that peaked in popularity in the decades around the middle of the twentieth century. It is no longer used to designate contemporary compositions of comparable form as the more generic genre...

Samāʿī

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Samāʿī is an instrumental genre in the Arab and Turkish classical musical traditions. It originated as part of a musical suite encompassing several musical genres in the court music of the Ottoman Empire around the sixteenth century...

Mawwāl

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... in the demonstration of individual artistic skills. Bibliography Asmar Sami , and Hood Kathleen . 2001. ‘Modern Arab...

Bashraf

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Bashraf is an instrumental genre in Arab and Turkish classical musical traditions. The significance of this genre is that it preserves a Turkish instrumental form that has not changed for centuries and that Arabs enjoy and adopted as part...

Qaṣīda

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Qaṣīda is an Arab vocal genre of sung classical poetry of the same name. Qaṣīda poetry originated in pre-Islamic Arabia and remains one of the most powerful and highly respected art forms in the Arab world. The singing of qaṣāʾid (plural...