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Habib Hassan Touma

Sector : Cultural Figures , Singers / Musicians

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Germany
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1943
  • Age : 72
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Habib Hassan Touma was born on December 12, 1934, he was a Palestinian composer and ethnomusicologist. He authored a number of books, essays and articles on Arabic music.

He was also a book review editor at the International Institute for Traditional Music in Berlin, Germany.

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Books:

1- The Music of the Arabs, trans. Laurie Schwartz. Portland, Oregon: Amadeus Press. (1996). 
2- Maqam Bayati, Israel Music Publications.
3- Rhapsodie Orientale, Israel Music Publications.
4- Study #1 (For Flute), Israel Music Publications.
5- Study #2 "Combinations" (For Flute), Israel Music Publications.
6- The Maqam Phenomenon: An Improvisational Technique in the Music of the Middle East (1971)
7- "Taqsim" for solo piano, Israel Music Publications
8- "Suite Arabe" for solo piano, Israel Music Publications

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