Musical Forms



Musical Forms


In general terms, Arabic Musical Forms (genres) can be categorized into the following:

*  Improvised Singing

*  Improvised Music

*  Musical Composition
 Nawbah in Arab North Africa
 Wasla in the Arab Middle East
 Fasil in Turkish Music
 Shish Maqam in the Central Asian Republics
 Muwashahat (plural of Muwashah)

*  Adwaar and Qudood (plurals of Dour and Qudd)

*  Modern musical forms

For Demonstrational purposes:

Please click here to view a sample of one of the topics shown above, its the Samaii Form




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Music for the Ages