Classical Arabic Singing

with Khaled Alhafed

  • Arabic
  • Voice
  • English

Description

This course examines the origins and techniques of classical Arabic singing, specifically the revered muwashahat repertoire of Aleppo. Muwashahat are secular songs based on an ancient Arabic poetic form, with lyrics in classical Arabic. This course is for students who already have some experience singing, though not necessarily in the Arabic style. We will focus on correct Arabic pronunciation, interpreting musical scores, and rhythms, of which one piece can contain multiple. 

This course includes

  • 16 Hours of Instruction
  • Lifetime Access to Video Recordings
  • Certificate of Completion

Student requirements

  • Instrumental technique: intermediate
  • Western theory: any level
  • Modal music theory: any level
  • Sight reading: any level
  • Transposition: any level
  • Learning by ear: basic
  • Composition: any level
  • Improvisation: intermediate

Day Date Start Finish
Monday January 4, 2020 07:00 pm 09:00 pm
Monday January 4, 2020 07:00 pm 09:00 pm
Monday January 4, 2020 07:00 pm 09:00 pm
Monday January 4, 2020 07:00 pm 09:00 pm
Monday January 4, 2020 07:00 pm 09:00 pm
Monday January 4, 2020 07:00 pm 09:00 pm
Monday January 4, 2020 07:00 pm 09:00 pm
Monday January 4, 2020 07:00 pm 09:00 pm

In case a class is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, one or more additional make-up classes will take place at the same time on the same weekdays following the last week of classes.


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