Apr 13, 2024  
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MUSC 345/3450 - Arab Music Theory II (3 cr.)



Prerequisites
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Description
Review of the instrumental and song forms of Arab music. The course will explore maqam construction, jins intervals, darb construction, and fundamental concepts of Arab music texture and instrumentation. By the end of the semester, students will be able to analyze Arab music instrumental and song forms and extract darbs and maqamat from them. In addition students will be able to compose Arab music, modulating between maqamat and changing darbs in the same piece.
 



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