"Music Raqs workshop.
Music Raqs: $60.00 in advance…$75.00 at the door
Music Raqs is a complete 4 hour course to help dancers and musicians learn how to understand and teach Arabic music topics without needing an instrument or any previous training:
* Identify and sing 7 major Arabic maqam scales, along with famous song examples
* Clap and voice 10 major Arabic Iqaat rhythms, along with famous step examples
* Major music terms, in Arabic and English, that are relevant to a dance performance
* Cultural and linguistic references related to each melody and rhythm, promoting accuracy
* Movements and traditional combination steps that help communicate each musical topic
* Basics of reading sheet music, to help understand melody and rhythm accurately
Also receive a document of all rhythms, scales, terms, and famous Arabic words for your reference.
For more information visit http:www.jawaahir.org