Unformatted text preview: If it is improvised by a voice, it is called mawwâl or layali. 3. Identify and discuss at least two distinguishing characteristic appeals of Middle-Eastern music. One characteristic appeal of Middle-Eastern music is the way they deal with melody. There are no chords, but there are “intricate melodic lines of sound.” Melodies are made from melodic modes. Another characteristic appeal is the Tarab. Tarab is known as the ecstasy and the enchantment. This is the must heavily judged and discussed. Viewers will openly express their admiration when one feels it. The tarab is created from embellishments and stylized interpretations....
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- Spring '10
- Music, characteristic appeal, Tarab