Muwashahat Rhythms Group 4

 Mukhammas Pronunciation
 
16
4
           

Recording Samples:

Recording by Kaslik University Ensemble, Lebanon Muwashah Badri Adir Kaas t-Tila in maqam Hijaz.
Recording by Sono Cairo (Sawt El Qahirah), Egypt Muwashah Wajhak Mushriq in in maqam Huzam.
Recording by Al Kindi Ensemble, Syria Muwashah (instrumental) performed by Al Kindi Ensemble in maqam Hijaz.
 


Mukhammas
in Arabic means based on five (Khamsah).


 Nawakht Hindi Pronunciation
 
16
8
                   

Recording Samples:

Recording by Sabri Mudallal, Syria Muwashah Ya Uyunan Ramiyat in maqam Hijaz Kar.
Recording by Al Kindi Ensemble, Syria Muwashah instrumental suite performed by Al Kindi Ensemble in maqam Bayati.
 


Hindi
means Indian in Arabic.


 Sadah Duyek Pronunciation
 
16
8
           

Recording Samples:

Recording by Al Kindi Ensemble, Syria Muwashah (instrumental) performed by Al Kindi Ensemble in maqam Hijaz.
 


Duyek means Two-One in Persian.


 Khush Rank Pronunciation
 
17
8
             

Recording Samples:

Recording by Al Kindi Ensemble, Syria Recording by Sabah Fakhri Orchestra, Syria Muwashah Salla Fina l-Lahdhu Hindiyya in maqam Hijaz.
 


Khush Rank
is Persian for Good Color. There is probably only one Muwashah kown today that uses Khush Rank rhythm.


 Awfar Pronunciation
 
Form 1
19
4
             

Form 2
19
4
             

Recording Samples:

Recording by Sabri Moudallal and Al Kindi Ensemble, Syria Muwashah Man Kunta Anta Habibahu in maqam Rast.
 


Awfar means Abundant in Arabic. This rhythms is sometimes called Awfar Masri (Egyptian).

 


 Fakhit Pronunciation
 
20
4
             

Recording Samples:

Recording by Al Kindi Ensemble, Syria Muwashah Bi Sifatin Jaalatni in maqam Rast.
 


Fakhit means Piercing or Penetrating in Arabic.

 


 Hazaj Pronunciation

22
4
                         

 

Hazaj in Arabic is a poetry meter, also a form of poetry which was sung to music.

Recording Samples:

Recording by Sono Cairo (Sawt El Qahirah), Egypt Muwashah Nabbih An Nudman Sahi in maqam Hijaz.
 

 


 Shanbar Halabi Pronunciation

Form 1
24
4
               

Form 2
24
4
                 

 

Shanbar means hoop or something round/cyclic in Turkish (Cember). Halabi means from Halab (the city of Aleppo in Syria).

See Also: Shanbar Kabir and Shanbar Masri.

Example: Muwashah Daai l-Hawa Qad Sah (form2)

 

 


More Muwashahat Rhythms:   Group 1 Group 2

Group 3

Group 4 Group 5

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