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The Influence of Tarab on Raqs Sharqi

Posted on August 14th, 2012 by by Lynette Harris

Improvisational Taqasim For Raqs Sharqi Part 2 by Ma* Shuqa posted August 14, 2012 Part 1 here According to Yosifah, “Because each maqam has inherent emotional qualities, as the musician plays the taqsim and modulates between maqamat.  The taqsim becomes a musical vehicle for unlimited emotional expression. Tarab is a music-mediated and shared transcendental experience […]

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