Posted on January 20, 2010 at 2:40pm
I just taught my first maqam class of the 2010 session last night at Alwan
, an Arab arts center in New York City, and had a great group of new students in addition to some familiar faces!
For those of you who don't know what maqam
is, it is the melodic modal system used in Arabic music, similar to raga
in Indian Music. The Arabic maqamat
are known for having many… Continue