Egyptian Rhythm by Moustafa Gadalla
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Synopsis

Discover the cosmic roots of Egyptian musical, vocal, and dancing rhythmic forms.
Learn the fundamentals (theory and practice) of music in the typical Egyptian way: simple, coherent, and comprehensive.
Review a detailed description of the major Egyptian musical instruments, playing techniques, functions, etc.
Discover the Egyptian rhythmic practices in all aspects of their lives. This book will make your heart sing.

Sample Highlights:
- The nine Muses and the musical significance of the number 9, as well as 2, 3, 5, 7, and 8.
- The intimate relationship between the Egyptian calendar, music, and festivities.
- How Plato adopted the Egyptian musical system in his Ideal Republic.
- The incredible types, varieties, ranges, and playing techniques of Ancient Egyptian instruments.
- The role of music and dance in daily activities such as agriculture, fishing, etc.

 

About Moustafa Gadalla

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Moustafa Gadalla was born in Cairo. He graduated from Cairo University with a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering in 1967. His wife's name is Faith.
 
Published May 21, 2008 by Tehuti Research Foundation. 244 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Arts & Photography, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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