Gharnati music

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Gharnati refers to a variety of Algerian music originating in Al-Andalus. Its name is related, being derived from the Arabic name of the Spanish city of Granada.

Gharnati was preserved at Tlemcen which was considered as the African twin of Granada.[citation needed]

This variety of Andalusian classical music has been later established in other towns like Oran and Sidi-Bel-Abbès in Algeria.

If the term Gharnati refers in current Algeria, especially in the region of Tlemcen, the entire directory Andalusian scholar confirmed by Mohammed Habib Samrakandi pages 15 and 24 in their book " Music of Algeria " [1]

The North African cities have inherited particularly Andalusian musical style of Grenada are also mentioned (pages 72 / 73) in the book "The Literature of Al-Andalus" (freely available on the net) [2]

Famous musicians of Gharnati[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ http://books.google.fr/books?id=ogQLKLjgaHEC&pg=PP1&dq=Musiques 27Alg% + d% C3% A9rie + + by + + Aous Rashid, Mohammed + + + Samrakandi Habib & lr = # v = onepage & q = & f = false
  2. ^ http://books .google.fr / books? u5AVpiscx7YC id = & pg = & dq = PP444 oujda + Arab-Andalusian & lr = & as_brr = 3 # v = onepage & q = & f = false