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  1. A Rich Culture Expressed in Music- Musical Instruments in The Upper Gulf Region

    Rolf Killius The music of the upper Gulf region is well known for its intricate rhythms,... in Qatar- photograph Rolf Killius sowt music ...


  2. Interlocking Patterns Meet Arabic Poetry: Musical Genres in the Upper Gulf Region

    Rolf Killius The people of the upper Gulf coast have created a rich and multifaceted musical... Kuwait- photograph Rolf Killius Sawt ...


  3. Fann Al-Baḥri – The Great Art of the Sea

    Rolf Killius The extremely difficult and elaborate work of sailing ships and boats... and ṭār, and jaḥal, the clay pot idiophone. Tightening ...


  4. Hidden Treasures: Reflections on Traditional Music in Kuwait

    Rolf Killius Kuwait has maintained a thriving traditional music culture; in particular bahri, or sea music, and ṣawt have remained at the heart ...


  5. Modernity meets Tradition: Reflections on Traditional Music in Qatar

    Rolf Killius Though nowadays Qatar is well-known for its immense natural oil and gas reserves and the rapid modernisation of society, it has ...


  6. Sing, Play and Be Merry: The Unique Ṣawt Music of the Arabian Peninsula

    Rolf Killius Ṣawt, the urban music of the Arabian Peninsula and the Gulf, has evolved from diverse musical traditions, including sea music, ...


  7. Love and Separation in Baghdad: Pesta and Rifi Songs on Shellac Discs

    Rolf Killius Pesta and Rifi Songs, which developed in the twentieth century from Iraqi maqam, became more popular because they were recorded ...


  8. Sea meets Desert: Reflections on Traditional Music in Oman

    Rolf Killius In the Sultanate of Oman, traditional music, poetry and dance are still part and parcel of everyday life and national celebrations ...


  9. The Singing Sailor, Salim Rashid Suri: A Ṣawt Musician from Oman

    Rolf Killius Salim Rashid Suri, an Omani ṣawt singer and oud player became famous as the ‘singing sailor’ and for developing a truly unique ...


  10. Microtones: The Piano and Muhammad Al-Qubanshi – The First Congress of Arabic Music and Early Recordings from Iraq

    Rolf Killius Thanks to the recording sessions at the first Arabic Music Congress in 1932 in Cairo, we can still listen to a selection of early ...


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