The music of the Arabs

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Amadeus Press,
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New expanded ed.
(Amadeus). Encompassing a history of more than 2000 years, the music of the Arabs is unique among the world's various musical cultures. This book presents an overview of Arabic music throughout history and examines the artistic output of contemporary musicians, covering secular and sacred, instrumental and vocal, improvised and composed music. Typical musical structures are elucidated, and a detailed bibliography, a discography (mainly covering the last 50 years) and a guide to the Arabic alphabet for English speakers are also provided. The paperback edition (00331635) includes a CD of seven traditional Arabic pieces performed by contemporary Arab musicians.
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Grouping Author touma habib
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subject_facet Islamic music -- History and criticism, Music -- Arab countries -- History and criticism
title_display The music of the Arabs
title_full The music of the Arabs / Habib Hassan Touma ; translated by Laurie Schwartz
title_short The music of the Arabs
topic_facet History and criticism, Islamic music, Music