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Taqasim: The Art of Improvisation In Arabic Music

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Download links and information about Taqasim: The Art of Improvisation In Arabic Music by Simon Shaheen, Ali Jihad Racy. This album was released in 1977 and it belongs to World Music genres. It contains 3 tracks with total duration of 42:37 minutes.

Artist: Simon Shaheen, Ali Jihad Racy
Release date: 1977
Genre: World Music
Tracks: 3
Duration: 42:37
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Maqam Kurd 20:25
2. Maqam Nahawand 13:17
3. Maqam Bayyati 8:55

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Taqasim (the plural of taqsim) are extended, non-metrical instrumental improvisations. This collection of three such pieces features Simon Shaheen on 'ud and Racy on buzuq, offering a rare opportunity to hear the sublime, at times feverish, interactions of two virtuoso performers.