What Makes Arabic Music Unique?

What Makes Arabic Music Unique?

Arabesque: Music of the Arab World

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Much of what defines the music of the Arab World is the experience, not only for the musician, but also for the listener. In the Arab World, the audience is an active participant, responding to the ornamental and improvisatory offerings of the players, giving vocal feedback while in a state of “musical ecstacy.” Joined by Arabic music scholars and musicians, host Georges Collinet (NPR’s Afropop Worldwide) explores this important bond between musi...Read More
Much of what defines the music of the Arab World is the experience, not only for the music...Read More