Dear friends, on this tutorial we will explain the differences between the common neys. As you probably know there are many neys and each and every one has a specific tuning and can be used for verity of songs and melodies. Our goal is to guide you and help you choose the right ney to start with or to help you understand which ney will be fit for your needs.
- Jan 08 2017
Here in Arab Instruments we are trying to provide sound samples for almost every musical instruments we have in our website.
This time we have decided to collect our team and to play something together.
The combination of Arabic ney , oud and darbuka is sounds so good and we do want that you watch it and listen to this amazing harmony.
For 2017 we are planning to bring to our website a newest Arabic musical instruments models. All our models are hand made, which have been made with a lot of love and care. This year there are no excuses, this year you are going to give yourself a present and once you will hold our Arabic musical instrument you will understand why we are so enjoying our work.
- Nov 20 2016When you dive into the world of mother of pearls Egyptian darbukas you will find out that there are two types of mother of pearls doumbeks.
The first one is the white / yellow pearls which is the most common pearls, covers 95% of the pearls darbukas made in Egypt. The second one is the blue pearls which is very rare an expensive.
The blue pearl calls also abalone and the majority of abalone species are found in cold waters, such as off the coasts of New Zealand, South Africa, Australia, Western North America, and Japan. The shell colors of the abalone is a mix of an amazing blue, green and turquoise and these colors make the darbuka so glory and outstanding. There are many artists who use the
One of the oldest instruments in existence, the Ney has been played for about 5000 years. Its distinguished sound reminiscent of deserts and oasis, this instrument can add an ethnic flavor to your compositions that is unmatched in its deep soulfulness and truthful timbre. The Arabic Ney’s breathy tone will transport you to ancient times and faraway places and capture your audience with an enchanting quality. In this segment you will know 7 factors that will accelerate you start learning Arabic Ney today.
- Physical structure:
- Create own melody lines:
Drums can be found in almost all sizes and shapes, largely with regards to the origins with the drum as well as the tradition in which produced the use through the entire age groups. Drums, nonetheless, have got a very important factor in accordance the cornerstone regarding design which is noticed nowadays inside the basic, but intricate, shape drum. In this article we will discuss about some information you need to know regarding bendir and mazhar drums.
- Percussion instrument
The Bendir is a percussion instrument typical in Morocco and Algeria. Strings are called zanzana or uzman attached to the underside of the head to give it a characteristic buzz.
- Grips and Technique
A consistent feature of the depictions of these drums throughout their history has been the use of two main grips for holding the instrument. The player is always shown with the left hand holding
The qanun is a descendent of the old Egyptian harp. It has played an integral part in Arabic music since the 10th century. The word qanun means 'law' in Arabic, and the word exists in English in the form of "canon." The qanun was introduced to Europe by the 12th Century, becoming known during the 14th to the 16th Century as a psaltery or zither. The qanun also resembles a dulcimer. In this section we will discuss about 7 interesting facts about the Arabic qanun musical instrument.
The form of the qanun consists of a trapezoid-shaped flat board over which 81 strings are stretched in groups of three with 24 treble chords consisting of three chords to each note.
- Attached with musician:
The instrument is placed flat on the knees which means so close. Sometimes it is placed on table of the musician.
- Spectacular String arrangement:
Those who are doumbek lovers already have known playing it and who are interested in playing it would know how much fun playing it. On the other hand numerous players don’t give the right regard for their darbuka drum. They are playing with extremely old darbuka that looks awful, some of them play with exceptionally modest darbuka however in this article we will inform you about 8 reasons why to learn playing the doumbek today!
- Get Rhythms:
Playing doumbek drums and get rhythms can be an optimal experience and encourages participants of all ages to achieve flow.
- Academic Growth:
There’s a saying ‘Drumming can help students grow academically’. Learning doumbek can enhance and create permanent impression on the ability to concentrate and compliment studies in the arts, math, science, language arts, history & physical fitness.
Musical instrument cases are so much popular in the world of instrument holder. In this article we have discussed 8 reasons why you should buy a case for your beloved instrument.
- Perfect Protection of Instrument: There are a lot of musical instrument cases in market. Many are offered on-line, but none are equipped with all the necessary features to create a high quality case that will provide the perfect protection for any instrument.
- Good fabrication: Most of the eye catching cases have high quality zippers (YKK), External fabric made of the highest quality materials. It proves the authenticity of the respective instrument.
- Jan 12 2016
Oud is extremely popular which is played by plucking, either ensemble or in solo. It has pear-shaped, fretless as well as descent short necked face has five or six strings. Mostly what features make it more popular is it’s warm timbre, microtonal flexibility and low tessatura. It is often decorated nicely for more cool seeing. In this section we will discuss the main 10 reasons to start learning oud now.
[youtube id="FBAg1x8VteM" align="left" mode="normal" autoplay="no" maxwidth="700"]1.Progenitor of the guitar:Guitar is one of the most popular instrument in today’s time. In fact it is called the grandfather of the modern musical instrument. The versatility of the Oud is the cornerstone of the development of Middle eastern musical theory. For this reason guitar lovers take a bow to learn it.
2.Easy to start:
It’s quite so easy to play oud. Only within a couple of days anyone can play
Modern darbuka is made of synthetic materials, including fiberglass. Modern metal darbuka is commonly made of aluminum or copper. Some aluminum darbukas may have a mother-of-pearl inlay, which is purely decorative.
Traditional drum heads were animal skin, commonly goat and also fish but modern drums commonly use synthetic materials for drum heads. In this article we will inform you about 6 reasons behind why each darbuka player need to have a professional darbuka.
- Structure and material used :
Different types of metals are used for giving a darbuka drum a perfect shape. Using metal for forming the main structure of Darbuka Drum can have a number of advantages. First, metal structure improves its durability and gives it strength that you will not find in the traditional darbuka drums. In some cases, more particularly in Turkish darbuka, external rings are used for enhancing its performance as whole and it has proved extremely effective