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* Ana Dini Din Allah [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P50-ptDPeh8] [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G75hQ4NZtW0] [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQwGJzvA4_g] [http://mename.incompleteideas.net/Ana-Dini-Din-Allah-lyrics.pdf lyrics] [http://mename.incompleteideas.net/Ana-Dini-Din-Allah-notation.pdf notation]
 
* Ana Dini Din Allah [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P50-ptDPeh8] [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G75hQ4NZtW0] [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQwGJzvA4_g] [http://mename.incompleteideas.net/Ana-Dini-Din-Allah-lyrics.pdf lyrics] [http://mename.incompleteideas.net/Ana-Dini-Din-Allah-notation.pdf notation]
 
* Habibi Diyali [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wub5qR-he9g]  [https://open.spotify.com/track/0yn2y5umQZmDQlwXvLqdOs][http://mename.incompleteideas.net/Habibi-Dyali-lyrics.pdf lyrics] [http://mename.incompleteideas.net/Habibi-Dyali-notation.pdf notation]
 
* Habibi Diyali [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wub5qR-he9g]  [https://open.spotify.com/track/0yn2y5umQZmDQlwXvLqdOs][http://mename.incompleteideas.net/Habibi-Dyali-lyrics.pdf lyrics] [http://mename.incompleteideas.net/Habibi-Dyali-notation.pdf notation]
* Wacha Timshi Li’sbitar [https://open.spotify.com/album/2zCCZGoHnjyu4jmh0INAMD]
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* Wacha Timshi Li’sbitar [https://open.spotify.com/album/2zCCZGoHnjyu4jmh0INAMD] [http://mename.incompleteideas.net/Wacha-Timshi-Lisbitar-notation.pdf notation]
* Layla Phtima [https://open.spotify.com/track/4q90kBzpTkuWDqUjVkb4ny]
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* Layla Phtima [https://open.spotify.com/track/4q90kBzpTkuWDqUjVkb4ny] [http://mename.incompleteideas.net/Layla-Phtima-notation.pdf notation]
* Ahalan Vesahalan [https://open.spotify.com/track/5paLSZ9sF5jc3aSOSjQf3b]
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* Ahalan Vesahalan [https://open.spotify.com/track/5paLSZ9sF5jc3aSOSjQf3b] [http://mename.incompleteideas.net/Ahalan-Vesahalan-notation.pdf notation]
 
* Basic [http://mename.incompleteideas.net/rhythms-henna.pdf rhythms] for the songs.
 
* Basic [http://mename.incompleteideas.net/rhythms-henna.pdf rhythms] for the songs.
  

Latest revision as of 12:56, 7 December 2017

Short link to this page: http://bit.ly/menamerep

MAP of key locations (Studio 27, Convocation Hall, etc.)

Find the following in Repertoire, or under YouTube videos, if links do not appear below.

Contents

North African

Takht

Samais

Longas

  • Longa Riyad (Riyad Al-Sunbati) [22] [23]
  • Longa Kurdili Hijaz Kar (Saboukh Efendi) [24] [25]

Muwashshahat

Spring 2017

Program for 21 April concert

Some possibilities for this term

Rhythm hints for the pieces.

Fall 2016

Program for final concert Nov 26

Waslat Bayyati on A

  • Dulab Bayyati A with taqasim and ciftetelli beat, cued by Michael 3 beats, then play main melody. (2 sets of taqasim: (a) Fadi, Donna, George, then return to main melody, then (b) Etelka, Corona, Subash & Shruti... then return to main melody and close with scale pattern)
  • Mawwal Bayyati A (Jenny)
  • Ah Ya Hilu Bayyati A (Samira)

Waslat Hijaz Kar A (Suzidil)

with dancers

  • Samai Hijaz Kar (instrumental piece in 10 beat cycle) on A. Michael counts 8 9 10 and we start. Percussion leave end of first bar "hollow" (no fills).
  • Murr al-Tajanni ("Bitterness of separation"; a classical Muwashshah, traditional) on A. Jenny leads everyone in. Percussion start with latter half of cycle: dum dum tek ....
  • Lamma Bada Yatathanna ("When she began to sway"; Muwashshah, traditional), Nahawand on D. Michael cues 3 counts, then leads with pizzicato pattern twice (no percussion!), then vocals enter right away with percussion. End with "Aman Aman" vocals (once) and all end.
  • Taqsim Hijaz Kar (instrumental solo). Etelka violin. Nahawand D, to Rast D.
  • Mawwal (vocal solo). Jenny Boutros, voice, starting with the same Rast (D), moving to Suzidil (Hijaz Kar A)
  • Ya Mariya ("Oh Mariya", by Sayyid Darwish). Jenny leads in, and signals last repeat. Sing straight through.

Syriana

Waslat Rast on C

Persian Wasla

featuring Hossein Hosseiniparvar (voice), Mehdi Rezania (santur hammer dulcimer), Nasim Ahmadian (tonbak percussion)

  • Short improvisation on the santur.
  • Migozaram Tahna, featuring Hossein Hosseiniparvar (voice), with Mehdi Rezania (santur) and Nasim Ahmadian (Tonbak).

Waslat Hijaz D

  • Dulab Hijaz with Kurdish lyrics by Parto Kermanshahi (begin with Wahda 4x frame drums, then 4x other percussion, then once through instrumentals only, then repeat with singers)
  • Mawwal (Tony)
  • Foug al-Nakhal (Tony)
  • al-Bulbul Nagha
  • Qadduka al-Mayyas

ENCORE: Ya Banat Iskandariyya on G Nahawand

Program for Tuesday Nov 15

Community Refugee Committee of St. Albert. St. Albert United Church, (780) 458-8355, 20 Green Grove Drive, St. Albert, 7:00-8:30 pm. MC: St. Albert Mayor Nolan Crouse. If you need a ride please contact me (michaelf@ualberta.ca); I can take 3 if you don't have bulky instruments, and others are driving too. It is possible reach by bus, but I'm not sure how easily. Without traffic it's a 20 min drive from UofA - head straight up Groat Road and keep going on Rt. 2; it's just past Anthony Henday on the left. By bus it may take more like an hour, and you'd have to change busses.

We will perform at 7:30. Please be there by 7 pm; same dress as before. If you want to wear a MENAME t-shirt please do!


PROGRAM: WASLAT RAST C (suite in the Rast mode on C)

  • Taqsim Rast (instrumental solo - Fadi).
  • Samai Rast (instrumental piece in 10 beat cycle). Taqsim player leads in, percussion follow. Note: repeat both first khana and taslim.
  • Ya Shadi al-Alhan ("Oh singer of melodies", a classical poem, Muwashshah; melody by Sayyid Darwish, 1892-1923). Featuring Tony Abinader, voice. Tony leads in.
  • Dulab Rast (instrumental "cycle" in maqam Rast). Michael starts it. Percussion solo: 4 parts to the percussion (straight, Rick, someone else (Usama?), cymbals/shakers)
  • Mawwal Rast (vocal solo). Tony Abinader, voice.
  • Ya Tira Tiri Ya Hamama (Qadd Halabi--a traditional poem from Aleppo; melody by Abu Khalil al-Qabbani, 1833 - 1903, Syrian playwright and composer). Tony Abinader, vocal solo. Tony leads in and decides when to transition - watch signals to slow down. There will be a slight pause before the next song.
  • Ya Mal al-Sham (Qadd Halabi, by Abu Khalil al-Qabbani). Tony Abinader, voice. Tony leads in.
  • (encore if time allows) Ya Banat Iskandariyya, in A ("Oh girls of Alexandria". This old melody is known throughout ex-Ottoman lands). Start with 4x maqsum from percussion, then instruments, then singers. Repeat a few times, then take instrumental break, then back to singers. Last repeat on signal. Anyone care to dance?

Program for Oct 14

MAP of key locations (Studio 27, Convocation Hall, etc.)



Full program in concert order:

  • Michael: M4GHD: Introduction to MENAME as community builder and connector...

WASLAT RAST C (suite in the Rast mode on C)

  • Taqsim Rast (instrumental solo). Featuring Dr. Ahmed Al-Badr, oud.
  • Samai Rast (instrumental piece in 10 beat cycle). Dr. Ahmed leads in, percussion follow. Note: repeat both first khana and taslim.
  • Ya Shadi al-Alhan ("Oh singer of melodies", a classical poem, Muwashshah; melody by Sayyid Darwish, 1892-1923). Featuring Tony Abinader, voice. Tony leads in.
  • Dulab Rast (instrumental "cycle" in maqam Rast). Michael starts it. Percussion solos: 4 parts (straight, Rick, Usama, cymbals/shakers)
  • Mawwal Rast (vocal solo). Tony Abinader, voice.
  • Ya Tira Tiri Ya Hamama (Qadd Halabi--a traditional poem from Aleppo; melody by Abu Khalil al-Qabbani, 1833 - 1903, Syrian playwright and composer). Tony Abinader, vocal solo. Tony leads in and decides when to transition - watch signals to slow down. There will be a slight pause before the next song.
  • Ya Mal al-Sham (Qadd Halabi, by Abu Khalil al-Qabbani). Tony Abinader, voice. Tony leads in.


SYRIANA (girls' group) - Jenny introduces

IRANIAN WASLA G, featuring Hossein Hosseiniparvar (voice), Mehdi (santur hammer dulcimer), Nasim (tonbak percussion)

  • Improvisation on the santur (if Mehdi wishes). Mehdi can introduce the song.
  • Migozaram Tahna, featuring Hossein Hosseiniparvar (voice), with Mehdi Rezania (santur) and Nasim Ahmadian (Tonbak).

WASLAT HIJAZ KAR A (Suzidil)

  • Samai Hijaz Kar (instrumental piece in 10 beat cycle) on A. Michael counts 8 9 10 and we start. Percussion leave end of first bar "hollow" (no fills).
  • Murr al-Tajanni ("Bitterness of separation"; a classical Muwashshah, traditional) on A. Jenny leads everyone in. Percussion start with latter half of cycle: dum dum tek ....
  • Lamma Bada Yatathanna ("When she began to sway"; Muwashshah, traditional) on D. Michael leads with pizzicato pattern, then instruments take one cycle, then vocals.
  • Taqsim Hijaz Kar (instrumental solo). Dr. Ahmed Al-Badr, oud. Start on Nahawand D, move to Hijaz Kar A, but with Rast in upper jins (on D).
  • Mawwal (vocal solo). Jenny Boutros, voice, starting with the same Rast (D).
  • Ya Mariya ("Oh Mariya", by Sayyid Darwish). Jenny leads in, and signals last repeat.


WASLA in NAHAWAND AND NAWA ATHAR A

  • Ya Mahla al-Fusha in A, ("What a beautiful walk", traditional song from the coastal city of Latakia, Syria), in A, featuring Layla Basilis (voice) with Jenny Boutros and Kamar Maghamez on backup vocals. Dr. Usama starts with "tek tek", then instruments.
  • (encore) Ya Banat Iskandariyya, in A ("Oh girls of Alexandria". This old melody is known throughout ex-Ottoman lands). Start with 4x maqsum from percussion, then instruments, then singers. Repeat a few times, then take instrumental break, then back to singers. Last repeat on signal. Dancers: Chris Schneider, Cynthia Kares, Kamar Maghamez. Music 365 students - invited to the stage to join us!

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Current repertoire

WASLAT RAST on C

WASLAT HIJAZ KAR on A (suzidil)

WASLAT NAHAWAND ON A

WASLAT HIJAZ ON D

  • Taqsim
  • Dulab Hijaz
  • Mawwal
  • Foug al-Nakhal
  • al-Bulbul Nagha
  • Qadduka al-Mayyas

WASLAT BAYYATI ON D

Possible new repertoire

OTHER AREAS OF MENA:

Syrian Debke

Sabah Fakhri - various

Mala al-kasat

Jadaka al-Ghaythu

Ariju al-Zahri

Sabah Fakhri


Ya nas ana mutt fi hubbi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aq7GZkDi4Q0


Muwashshah: Ahinnu shawqan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpuLDa2cq_M


Taqtuqa: Ib`atli jawab https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAElgXfQ7oo


winnabi yama https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbGhqMedQjA

Malik ya hilw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LrCbbnLdZc

Ya Dhal Qawwam https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHqKf5OVtQI

Qadduka al-Mayas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izg23U8nHjs

Ala al-Aqiq https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTaX1TRjKB8

Fouq al-nakhal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42Pd-3_DisY

Winter 2016

Program for Feb 28

Canadian Druze Centre. Meet at 4 pm if possible.

Waslat Hijaz D

  • Taqsim Hijaz (Michael)
  • Dulab Hijaz (Michael starts)
  • Taqsim Hijaz (Hadi)
  • Mawwal Hijaz (Tony)
  • al-Hilwa Di, by Sayyid Darwish and Badi` Khayri (Hijaz) (Tony starts)
  • Ah Ya Zayn (Tony starts): vocals2x + instrumental + vocals2x + instrumental + vocals2x

Waslat D Ajam and Nahawand

Program for final concert (March 31) - 55 min

Final concert: Thursday, March 31 - 7:30 pm - Convocation Hall. Please be there by 7 pm at the latest. For those who can come earlier we'd like to have a short run through/sound check starting at 5 pm as per the following schedule:

  • 17:00 - 17:30 stage setup for MENAME
  • 17:30 - 18:20 MENAME sound check

Extra rehearsals: please do your best to come if at all possible!

  • Tuesday, March 29 - 7 pm - Studio 27
  • Wednesday, March 30 - 7 pm - Studio 27

Wasla in Rast (C) - 15 min

Wasla in Nahawand and Ajam (D) - 15 min

  • Taqsim Nahawand - Etelka
  • Wa Imani Wa Imani (Bomwanzani Wa Mahaba) (Bi Kidude). Ahmed cues with 4 teks, then 2 cycles of percussion, then instrumental melody 2x, then vocals 3:20
  • Taqasim for harp (D) + flute (F#) + bouzouki + harp (D) + sitar (F#) + harp (D). (Ajam D and Saba Zemzem F#) 3:00
  • Ya Hilwat al-Dar [43] Percussion start, continue until dancers are turned;then Michael will cue in ensemble with count of 4. (notation) 3:20
  • Dulab Ajam D [44]. Cued by Corona (flute). Play it twice. 0:30
  • Taqsim Ajam D - Abdelhadi
  • Mawwal Ajam D - Tony 1:00
  • Ṭilʿit ya maḥla nurha. Refrain 2x, verse, refrain, music, verse, refrain 2x 3:30

Wasla in Rahat al-Arwah (Bd) and Hijaz (D) 20 min

Dabke with Yahya on Mijwiz (Bayyati on E half flat!!) 5 min

Note: Yahya plays on Ed (= E half flat!)

2015-16

Fall 2015

We are reviving a bunch of music that we have performed in the distant past. The playlist, music notation, and lyrics for each of the pieces are included below.

playlist

2014-15

Winter 2015

Insha'allah Dr George Sawa will visit us March 16-20, 2014. We'll have an extra rehearsal on Wed evening March 18 in Studio 27, followed by a concert on Thurs March 19 in Convocation Hall. George will also give a number of lectures and workshops during the days he spends with us.

George Sawa repertoire

(click above link for more on the following)

Vocal pieces:

Dance pieces:

  • Dakhlet el-Awalem Dance;
  • Raqsat Sayyed Mohammad (Sayyed Mohammad Dance) (note that the transcription was done and signed by George's beloved qanun teacher, Mr. Mostafa Kamel, who attended the 1932 congress and was part of Mohammad el-Aqqad ensemble and may have been his student. I did not realize back then how lucky I was to have him as a teacher);
  • two Zeybekli dances
  • A dance in Hijazkar (Sufi feel)

Music pieces:

  • Peshrev Nihavent Darwish Mostafa (a magnificent prelude from 17th-century Istanbul. Notice that the nahawand in the key of G uses E natural and not E flat);
  • Hasan ya Kholi eg-genena (music only);
  • Sama'i kurdeyli hijazkar by the great Tateos Efendi [50]

Other

Rhythms for winter 2015 repertoire cheat sheet

Hossam Ramzy week: Oct 22 - 25

Hossam Ramzy repertoire (NB: extra rehearsal Wed Oct 22 in room 1-29 FAB; Concerts on Oct 24 and 25, Convocation Hall)

Pieces from our our standard repertoire

Opening the concert:

Other pieces we may add as encores (please review):

Definite encores:

possible:

Hossam's repertoire - pieces to be performed by the full ensemble

Other pieces may be performed also (only by those of us who already know them very, very well)

More info...

The following will be danced to a recording:

Hossam tells me we should follow as much as possible the versions he's sent out.

Full Hossam Ramzy Program

MENAME – Middle Eastern and North African Music Ensemble

- Uss-Ess Wara Composers: Assi Rahbani and Mansur Rahbani. Arranged by Ziad Rahbani. Featuring a mawwal (vocal solo) by Tony Abinader. In Maqam Hijaz.

- Il Hilwa Di Composer: Sayyid Darwish. Adapted by MENAME. In Maqam Hijaz

Hossam Ramzy with featured musicans Mr. Emile & Mr. El Gamal, joined by MENAME.

- Ghannili Shewaya Composer: Zakareya Ahmed. Singer: Om Kolthoum. Arranged by Hossam Ramzy. In Maqam Rast on Do.

- Ana Fintizarak Composer: Zakareya Ahmed. Singer: Om Kolthoum. Arranged by Hossam Ramzy. In Maqam Hijaz on Re. Dancer: Serena Ramzy

- Bahlam Beek Composer: Kamal El Taweel. Singer: Abdul Halim Hafiz. Arranged by Hossam Ramzy. In Maqam Hijaz on Re.

- Sallam Allay Traditional Folklore. Arranged by Hossam Ramzy. In Maqam Bayati on Nawa- Sol. Dancers: Edmonton group, Al Khamseen

- Zeina Composer: Mohamed Abdul Wahab. Arranged by Hossam Ramzy. In Maqam Hijaz on Re

- Diamond in The Rough Composers: Hossam Ramzy and Ossama El Hendy. In Maqam Kord on Nawa-Sol. Dancer: Serena Ramzy

END OF FIRST HALF


SECOND HALF (mostly without MENAME)


- Hossam Ramzy Solo on Tabla - Hossam Ramzy Solo on Tabla with Audience Participation

- Efrooh B'Wadina Composer: Sheble Abdallah. Bedouin Song. Arranged by Hossam Ramzy. Dancers: Serena Ramzy and dancers from Bedouin Beats. (Recording).

- Enta Omri Pt. 1 Composer: Mohamed Abdul Wahab. Singer: Om Kolthoum. Arranged by Hossam Ramzy. In Maqam Kord on La.

- Aziza (with MENAME) Composer: Mohamed Abdul Wahab. Arranged by Hossam Ramzy and Aziza. In Maqam Nahawand on Re. Dancer: Serena Ramzy

- Ansak Da Kalam Composer: Baligh Hamdy. Singer: Om Kolthoum. Arranged by Hossam Ramzy. In Maqam Rast on Do.

- Enta Omri II Composer: Mohamed Abdul Wahab. Singer: Om Kolthoum. Arranged by Hossam Ramzy. In Maqam Kord on La.

- Enta Omri III Composer: Mohamed Abdul Wahab. Singer: Om Kolthoum. Arranged by Hossam Ramzy. In Maqam Kord on La. Dancer: Serena Ramzy

END OF SECOND HALF


Encore medley with MENAME: Ah Ya Zayn, Foug al-Nakhal, Ya Mal al-Sham...

2013-14

Fall 2013

Songs to practice for the World Music Sampler

Additional songs


Winter/Spring 2014

Songs for the performance at Latitude 53 on 7 February

More repertoire

  • El Eliyahu, a piyut (traditional poem) about Elijah the prophet. Iraqi/Jewish.

Coptic Music Repertoire to be performed with George Kyrillos

View and download Coptic Music Repertoire by clicking here.

Please practice the following for now (more to come!). If you don't read music, just listen - a lot!

George Kyrillos, director of the David Ensemble, will join us for our April 4 concert.

Songs for the Winspear performance on 4 April

April 4 Full Program Sequence and soundcheck schedule

SONGS we'll perform:

Songs for our final performance on 29 May (7 pm)

2012-13

For Fall 2012 repertoire, please turn to 2012 class schedule

2011-12

Elements

see http://www.maqamworld/com

Maqamat (melodic modes): Hijaz, Shehnaz, Bayyati, Saba, Rast, Nahawand, Ajam

Iqa`at or durub (rhythmic cycles): Bamb, Maqsum, Masmudi, Sa`idi, Wahda, Masmudi Kabir, Ciftetelli, Sama`i thaqil, Mudawwar Masri

Songs to practice

We'll combine Sampler material with new material for our spring concert...

from fall concert...

new...

Instrumental pieces to practice

Other possible repertoire

  • Oudak Rannan (Lebanon)
  • Bomwanzani wa mahaba (Tanzania)
  • Enta Omri introduction
  • Zeina
  • Sidi Mansur
  • Foug al-Nakhal with new addition...
  • Iranian folksongs (Iran)
  • Ilahi Kurdilihicazkar (Turkish)
  • Havasi (Turkish)
  • Kara Uzum Habbesi (Turkish)
  • Ala Hesb Wedad (Egyptian - Abdel Halim Hafez)
  • Oudy (Ahmed Mounib - Nubian)
  • Mahani Zein (Emil Zrihan), with lyrics in Arabic and Hebrew (Moroccan)
  • Sidi Yasser (Moroccan)
  • Gnawa song (Moroccan)
  • Amin amin (Baly Othmani) (Tuareg/Berber)
  • Mesh Far'a Ma`i (Fayrouz - Lebanese)
  • Mevlevi bashraf or samai (Turkish)
  • Callipyge (Toufic Farroukh)
  • Ibaatli Jawab (Shadi Jamil - Syrian)
  • Greek song

2010-11

Note: if no link is provided below, all pieces are here, in alphabetical order.

Elements:

see http://www.maqamworld/com

Maqamat (melodic modes): Bayyati, Hijaz, Saba, Rast, Sika, Nahawand

Iqa`at (rhythmic cycles): Ciftetelli, Wahda, Maqsum, Masmudi, Sa`idi, Bamb, Malfuf, Ayyoub, Fox, Murabba`, Bitayhi, Habibi Dyali rhythm, Yuruk Samai

Repertoire:

Songs:


Instrumental pieces:


2009-10

Maqamat: Rast, Suznak, Nahawand, Nawa Athar, Hijaz, Bayati, Bayati Shuri, Sikah, Huzam, Ramal al-Maya, Hijaz Kar, Hijaz Kar kurd

Iqa`at: Wahda, Maqsum, Masmudi, Sa`idi, Ciftetelli, Sama`i Thaqil, Bamb, Malfuf, Quddam

Instrumentals: `Aziza, Sama`i Bayyati, Dulab Nahawand, Dulab Rast, Bilafrah, Dulab Bayyati (with taqasim)

Songs: Oshyoni bulbulon, Rinda Min, Kalabandi, Ya Shadi al-Alhan, Shu Hal Iyyam, Chamce el Achia, Hare’ layle’, Qoqaye setaregan, Zuruni, Lamma Bada, Shalom Lecha Dodi, Ya Dha al-Qawam, Habbina

  • More Tajik songs
  • Berber song
  • Abdel Halim song
  • Qadukka al-Mayyas

Possible wasla sequence

  • Bilafrah (Hijaz, G)
  • Taqsim
  • Dulab Nahawand (Nahawand, C)
  • Lamma Bada (Nahawand, C)
  • Taqsim
  • Dulab Rast (Rast, C)
  • Taqsim
  • Mawwal (Rast, C)
  • Ya Shadi al-Alhan (Rast, C)
  • Shu Hal Iyyam (Nahawand, D)
  • Chamce el Achia (mawwal and song) (Ramal al-Maya, C)
  • Sama`i Bayyati (D)
  • Dulab and taqasim Bayyati (D)
  • Taqsim
  • Hare' layle' (Bayyati, D)
  • Taqsim
  • Qoqaye setaregan (Nahawand, A)
  • Aziza (Farahfaza = Nahawand, G)
  • Zuruni (Ajam, Eb)

2008-09

Ach'hal Ayit
Ah ya hilu
Ah ya zayn (form: perc 4 cycles, all instr, Arabic, violins, Turkish, ud/guitar/saz, Urdu, Arabic)
Ala shawatee Dijla mur
Allah ya moulana
al-Uzubiyya
Bilafrah ("signature")
Bint al-Balad
Chang-e Rudaki
Dulab Bayyati (with taqasim)
Dulab Nahawand
Fawq al-Nakhl
Ha'agas Street 1
Hilwa ya baladi
Il hilwa di
Kara uzum habbesi
Lamma bada
Leylim ley
Longa Riyad
Nassam alayna al-hawa
Shoore aasheghaaneh
Ya banat iskandariyya
(form: perc 4 cycles, all instr, Arabic, violins, Turkish, ud/guitar/saz, Urdu, Arabic)

Dulab Nahawand, Dulab Bayyati, Sama`i Bayyati, Bint al-Balad, Bayyati ostinato, Percussion pieces (try to compose your own percussion piece using the same notation), Raqs al-Hawanem, Dulab Huzam, Longa Riyad

Wahrane, Foug al-Nakhal,Amurr bismiki, Ahebbak law tekun hader, Sa'altak ya habibi, La Khabar, Bidad-e Zaman, Ya Shadi al-Alhan, Allah ya moulana, A vava inouva, Oudak Rannan

Iqa`at (durub, usul)

See theory links for explanations.

  • Wahda
  • Ciftetelli
  • Maqsum
  • Masmudi
  • Bamb
  • Malfuf

Pieces by Maqam

See theory links for explanations.

Maqam Nahawand:

Maqam Bayyati:

  • Sama`i Bayyati
  • Ah Ya hilw
  • Bint al-Balad
  • Dulab and Taqasim bayyati

Maqam Hijaz:

  • Bilafrah
  • al-Hilwa Di
  • Ah Ya Zayn