Music

 
10.01.2014, Friday

Mawlid

Arts & Culture / Music / Ahmet Hakkı Turabi, PhD

Meaning "place and time of birth," the word "mawlid" is used in the Islamic world to express the honored welcoming of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) to this world. Muslim poets competed with one another to make literary works regarding the Prophet...

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Works about Prophet Muhammad in Turkish Religious Music

Arts & Culture / Music / Nuri Özcan, PhD

Turkish music is divided into two categories, vocal or instrumental. Vocal music is further divided into a) religious music and b) non-religious music. The development of the musical form in the Islamic world belongs more to the Ottomans than any other state.

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