The Music of the Arabs / Edition 1

The Music of the Arabs / Edition 1

by Habib Hassan Touma
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Hal Leonard Corporation

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The Music of the Arabs / Edition 1

(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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ISBN-13: 9781574670813
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date: 02/01/2003
Edition description: with audio CD
Pages: 262
Sales rank: 770,863
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

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