Some useful links on Arabic music, in its different guises.
Sites for everyone
Bands, performers, etc...
Arabic music stores/providers:
Radio stations and record labels
Audio files (midi, .au, .ra, etc...)
A very special singer. Fairouz has many sites devoted to her. Some of
those are listed below.
Jawahir Dance Co.
- Oarabs.com, who has a search engine for music and videos.
Lisa Urkevich, an ethnomusicologist specialized in the music of the Arabian peninsula
- A nice site on arab culture.
- LebJAZZ, a forum for jazz musicians and amateurs in Lebanon.
- A page at Mount Holyoke.
- Turath.org, which has a very nice
section on music!
- Le Club du Disque Arabe,
one of the prime publishers of arabic music in the world. Especially
famous for their "Maitres de la Musique Arabe" series of classics.
- Amisource: An AOL
site (that claims to have everything you need about Arabic music)
that is good for pop music.
the great site the Lebanon and the Middle East.
- You can also check out my incoherent BLOG which often contains links and discussions on music.