Arabic Classical Music:The Nature of Maqam

Each culture has a unique method of which it formulates its melodic form and this is because each culture has a set of rules and practices that are used by musicians and composers, and understood by musicians, composers, and listeners. (DVD 6.) The melodies in Arabic music are formulated by following a set of music rules and practices from the Arabic culture. Arabic music is a very intricate and type of music, the music sounds so rich to the ear. The melody found in Arabic music seems to sway from side to side and rise and fall, it truly is a beautiful type of music.


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