Arabic music is the music of the Arab World, including several genres and styles of music ranging from Arabic classical to Arabic pop music and from secular to sacred music. Arabic music, while independent and very alive, has a long history of interaction with many other regional musical styles and genres. It is an amalgam of the music of the Arabs in the Arabian Peninsula and the music of all the peoples that make up the Arab World today. It also influenced and has been influenced by Egyptian, Cypriot, Greek, Persian, Kurdish, Assyrian, Turkish, Indian, African (i.e. North African, Berber and Swahili) and European music (i.e. Flamenco). As was the case in other artistic and scientific fields, Arabs translated and developed Greek texts and works of music and mastered the musical theory of the Greeks.
Arabic Music: Ahmed Bukhatir, Marwan Ali, Saber El Robaey, Hussein Al Salman, Hamza El Din, Ammar Hassan, Ehab Tawfik, Diana Haddad, Asala Nasri, Sherine Ahmed, Samira Saeed, Najwa Karam, Nancy Ajram, Nawal Al Zoghbi, Amr Diab, Dolly Chahine, Aseel Omran, Dania El Khatib, Angham, Myriam Fares, Yasmein El Gohary, Yara Shabany, Elias Karam, Fares Karam, Amal Hegazy, Omneya Soliman, Carol Samaha, Yara, Haifa Wehbe, Grace Deab, Ragheb Alamah, Wael Kfouri, DJ Saeed Murad, Tamer Hosny, Mohammad Hamaky, Ahlam, Hossam Habib, Sami Yusuf, Ibtisam Lutfi, Fadel-Shaker, Kazem Al Saher, Ragheb Alama, Asalah, Shereen, Omar Al-Abdillat, Shaam, Aziza Jalal, Rim Banna, Amal Hijazi, Master Musicians Of Jajouka, Rashed Al-Majed, and Ramy Sabry.
by Paul Wall Da People's Champ December 03, 2009

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