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Khaliji (music)

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Khaliji (music)


Khaliji is a style of music characteristic of Eastern Arabia (see Arab states of the Persian Gulf). It is characterized by heavy use of the oud and tabl drum. Khaliji incorporates elements of African, Indian, and Iranian music with indigenous Bedouin music.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Eyre, Banning. "Feature: Africans in the Arabian (Persian) Gulf (interview with Joseph Braude)".  

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