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GHAZAL

The word "ghazal" means rhymes while singing which is accompanied by musical instruments and the rhymes used has certain form.




Middle East
Iran


Arab Ghazal
Turkey Iraq


Countries Ghazal
Active in variations
Ghazal in Malaysia


Pakistan Malaysia
Johor Ghazal


Northern
India Northern India

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Song lyric: Native
Praises upon Islamic Arabic Middle West Influence
Prophet Teachings language East Violin,
Muhammad Songs Accordian,
Guitar, Double
Bass, Drum,
Flute, Bell, Celo,
Maracas,
Directly from Mostly in Tambourine
Theme Middle East Kedah,
Resembles the Some in
west marching Johor
band and
orchestra

Arab Instruments Most
important
Alternately…

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Song Hindustan melody
Founded by Haji Musa lyric:
bin Yusoff or known as Urdu
language Modification to suits
Pak Lomak or Mejar Johorean / Ghazal Melayu
Lomak Through
Northern · Gambus Melayu
India · Small shape & made of
animal skin on the body
face
Social · Tambourine replaces bell…

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1) Harmonium
a) An instrument that play melody or song.
b) "Asli" way of playing harmonium
the harmonium player plays the melody to accompany his/her singing or to accompany other singer.
c) The way to play it is that, one hand is used to play the melody and the other…

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e) All string is paired except the 6th string which totals 11 strings.
f) String 1___________________________________Bb (the thinnest)
String 2___________________________________F
String 3___________________________________C
String 4___________________________________G
String 5___________________________________D
String 6___________________________________A (the thickest) (single string)


4) Guitar
a) This instrument is paired with gambus and has the similar function.
b) Sometimes guitar are…

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5) Tabla
a) Originated from India. It is made as two parts.
Size\Country i) India ii) Indonesia iii) Malaysia
Small chalte dang dhin
Big daga dut Bam
There are few Ghazal group in Malaysia.

Seri Penambang......Muar
Seri Maharani.....Muar (founded in the 40s)
Seri Pemuda......Muar
Seri Kenangan......Muar
Seri Banang.......Batu Pahat

The…

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