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The Maqam Music Tradition of Iraq

by Y Kojaman
257 pp with many rare photographs

Mr Y Kojaman has just published his new book on Iraqi Maqam Music, a subject in which the author is a leading authority. Some of the contents: The Chalghi bands; the effect of the emigration of Iraqi Jews; Iraqi music and Maqam tradition in Israel after the emigration; A typical Chalghi night; occasions at which Chalghi nights are performed; classification and features of the Maqam; development of Pastas; the traditional Maqam instruments.

The book is obtainable from the author and publisher at: 116 Hanover Road, London NW10 3DP, UK










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