05 Arab Music 4 - polymeter and bendirs snare distinctly...

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Arab Music 4 Andalusia, Morocco, and the  Levant
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The Mediterranean: Andalusia,  North Africa, and the Levant
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The Maghrib Maghrib (or  Magrheb)  and Mashriq Andalusian legacy Ladino Sephardic Jews diaspora
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Andalusia and Sephardic Jewish music
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Andalusia ^
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listening to “Abenamar” Ladino text: dialogue between the Moorish Prince Abenamar and  King Juan II of Castille Alhambra viol drone double-stops flute guitar dumbek
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Morocco
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Independent Morocco 1956 gained independence from France Maghrebi and French mutual influence
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Morocco
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Morocco
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Moroccan Wedding Public baths -  hamam communal music-making bendir women and frame drums zaffah  – wedding procession
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listening to the  Zaffah  procession zagareet mahzars  – huge tambourines nafirs  – long, valveless trumpets bendir 6-beat units: shifting accents groups of 2 or 3 beats 
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Unformatted text preview: polymeter and bendirs snare distinctly African aspects of Maghrebi music Wedding traditions of the the Levant (the Eastern Mediterranean Arab World) The Levant Levant or Eastern Mediterranean region listening to Initiation of Ecstasy performed by El-Funoun zagareet vocables mijwiz single reed, double-piped folk clarinet nay, buzuq, qanun text: metaphoric language, folk poetry form of Palestinian identity text of Initiation of Ecstasy (excerpt) You whose hair flows gracefully over your garments From the day you left me sleep has evaded me From the day you deserted me, my eyes have wept incessantly The day you left me, you made me crazy, And, your beautiful cheeks are like buoys...
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