International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Relevance between Arabian and European Musical Forms (An Experimental Study)
Haddad, Rami; Hamam. Abdel-Hamid Prof.

The Purpose of this experimental study is to disclose the ability of Europeans in appreciating and comprehending
Arabian musical forms.
To achieve the study aim, some research questions were highlighted;
1. Does the sample of German “European” listeners find a relationship between Arabian and European
forms, and how?
2. In which sense does the study sample of German “European” listeners understand and appreciate
Arabian musical forms?
3. In which element (s) exists the relativeness between Arabian and European musical forms; modes –
rhythms - structures?

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