Muwashahat Rhythms Group 3

 Jurjina (Jurjuna) Pronunciation
 
 Form 1
10
8
           

Form 2
10
8
           

Recording Samples:

  Muwashah Ya Hulu Al Lama Wa Murra t-Tajanni.
 


Jurjina is one of the most widely used rhythms in Iraq and Iran, in the folk and popular repertoire.

Hear this Rhythm:




 Awis Pronunciation
 
11
8
         

Recording Samples:

Recording by Kaslik University Ensemble, Lebanon Recording by Sabah Fakhri and Orchestra, Syria Muwashah Hibbi Daani Lil Wisal in maqam Bayati Shuri (by Darwish El Hariri)
  Recording by Sabah Fakhri and Orchestra, Syria Muwashah Munyati Man Rumtu Qurbuh in maqam Rast (by Omar El Batch).
 


Awis
in Arabic means very dificult. It is not a very common rhythm for Muwashahat.

Some Awis pieces start from the 3rd note (e.g. Muwashah Munyati Man...).

Hear this Rhythm:


Riq



 Nim Oyun Havasi Pronunciation
 
11
8
         

Recording Samples:

Recording by Ensemble Morkos, Lebanon Muwashah Ya Sakinan Fi Fouadi in maqam Bayati.
 


Nim Oyun Havasi
means ??? in Turkish.

 


 Mudawwar Pronunciation
 
Mudawwar Masri (from Egypt)
12
4
               

Mudawwar Halabi (from Aleppo)
12
4
               

Mudawwar Turki (from Turkey)
12
4
               

Mudawwar Shami (from Damascus)
12
4
               

Recording Samples:

Recording by Aisha Radwan and Ensemble Al-Adwar, Algeria Recording by Sono Cairo (Sawt El Qahirah), Egypt Recording by Kaslik University Ensemble, Lebanon Recording by Sabah Fakhri and Orchestra, Syria Muwashah Fika Kullu Ma Ara Hasan in maqam Bayati.
      Recording by Sono Cairo (Sawt El Qahirah), Egypt Muwashah Adhkuru l-Hubba in maqam Nawa Athar (by Daoud Husni).
      Recording by Sabah Fakhri and Orchestra, Syria Muwashah Nabbih El Nudman Sahi in maqam Hijaz Kar.
 


Mudawwar
means Round or Circular in Arabic.

This Rhythm has many regional variations, all with a 12/4 signature.

Many Mudawwar pieces start from the 11th note (the last tak).

 


 Dharafat (Zarafat) Pronunciation
 
Form 1
13
8
             

Form 2
13
8
             

Form 3
13
8
             

Recording Samples:

Recording by Al Kindi Ensemble, Syria Recording by Kaslik University Ensemble, Lebanon Muwashah Tif Ya Durri Bi l-Qanani in maqam Hijaz Kar Kurd (by Omar El Batch).
  Recording by Ensemble Morkos, Lebanon Muwashah Walladhi Wallaka Qalbi in maqam Bayati.
  Um Kulthum - El Hobb Kulloh by Baligh Hamdi Um Kulthum's El Hobb Kulloh in maqam Rast (by Baligh Hamdi).
 


Dharafat
is the plural of Dharafah (which means cuteness in Arabic). It is not a very common rhythm for Muwashahat.

Hear this Rhythm:


Riq



 Murabbaa Pronunciation
 
Form 1
13
4
           

Form 1 ornamentation
13
4
           

Form 2
13
4
           

Recording Samples:

  Recording by Kaslik University Ensemble, Lebanon Muwashah Ya Udhayba Al Marshaf in maqam Rast (by Sayyed Darwish).
Recording by Sono Cairo (Sawt El Qahirah), Egypt Recording by Aisha Radwan and Al-Adwar Ensemble, Algeria Muwashah Hayyara Al Afkar in maqam Rast (by Muhammad Uthman).
  Recording by Sono Cairo (Sawt El Qahirah), Egypt Muwashah Qum Bina Ya Nour Ayni in maqam Nahawand (by Kamel Al Khulaai).
  Recording by Sono Cairo (Sawt El Qahirah), Egypt Muwashah Isqini r-Rah in maqam Hijaz (by Muhammad Uthman).
  Recording by Sono Cairo (Sawt El Qahirah), Egypt Muwashah Hibbi Maliku l-Milah in maqam Nahawand (by Kamel Al Khulaai).
  Recording by Al Kindi Ensemble, Syria Muwashah (instrumental) performed by Al Kindi Ensemble in maqam Hijaz.
 


Murabbaa
is an Arabic word that means square or based on 4 (Arbaa).

Hear this Rhythm:


Riq



 Muhajjar Pronunciation
 
Form 1
14
4
                 

Form 2
14
4
                 

ornamentation
14
4
                 

Recording Samples:

Recording by Al Kindi Ensemble, Syria Recording by Kaslik University Ensemble, Lebanon Muwashah Badat Min Al Khidri in maqam Bayati.
Recording by Al Kindi Ensemble, Syria Recording by Ensemble Morkos, Lebanon Muwashah Hal Aala Al Astari Hatkun in maqam Bayati.
Recording by Al Kindi Ensemble, Syria Recording by Al-Turath Ensemble, Syria Muwashah Hajarni Habibi in maqam Hijaz.
Recording by Sabah Fakhri and Orchestra, Syria Recording by Kaslik University Ensemble, Lebanon Muwashah Munyati Aazza Istibari in maqam Nahawand (by Sayyed Darwish).
Recording by Sabah Fakhri and Orchestra, Syria Recording by Al Kindi Ensemble, Syria Muwashah Ya Tura Baad Al Biaadi in maqam Rast (by Omar El Batch).
 


Muhajjar
is an Arabic word that means made of stone (or petrified). Muhajjar is an extremely popular rhythm for Muwashahat.

Hear this Rhythm:


Riq



More Muwashahat Rhythms:   Group 1 Group 2

Group 3

Group 4 Group 5

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