Monday, March 21, 2016

Arabs translated and developed Greek texts and works of music author

Arabs translated and developed Greek texts and works of music and mastered the musical theory of the music of ancient Greece (i.e. Systema ametabolon, enharmonium, chromatikon, diatonon).[1]

 [1]Habib Hassan Touma - Review of Das arabische Tonsystem im Mittelalter by Liberty Manik. doi:10.2307/

Habib Hassan Touma

Habib Hassan Touma Arabic: حبيب حسن توما‎) (December 12, 1934 – 1998) was a Palestinian composer and ethnomusicologist. He authored a number of books, essays and articles on Arabic music.
He was also a book review editor at the International Institute for Traditional Music in Berlin, Germany.

Books[edit]

  • The Music of the Arabs, trans. Laurie Schwartz. Portland, Oregon: Amadeus Press. (1996). ISBN 0-931340-88-8
  • Maqam Bayati, Israel Music Publications.
  • Rhapsodie Orientale, Israel Music Publications.
  • Study #1 (For Flute), Israel Music Publications.
  • Study #2 "Combinations" (For Flute), Israel Music Publications.
  • The Maqam Phenomenon: An Improvisational Technique in the Music of the Middle East (1971)
  • "Taqsim" for solo piano, Israel Music Publications
  • "Suite Arabe" for solo piano, Israel Music Publications

See also[edit]



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Habib_Hassan_Touma

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