Habib Hassan Touma

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Habib Hassan Touma Arabic: حبيب حسن توما‎) (December 12, 1934 – 1998) 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.

Books[edit]

  • The Music of the Arabs, trans. Laurie Schwartz. Portland, Oregon: Amadeus Press. (1996). ISBN 0-931340-88-8
  • Maqam Bayati, Israel Music Publications.
  • Rhapsodie Orientale, Israel Music Publications.
  • Study #1 (For Flute), Israel Music Publications.
  • Study #2 "Combinations" (For Flute), Israel Music Publications.
  • The Maqam Phenomenon: An Improvisational Technique in the Music of the Middle East (1971)
  • "Taqsim" for solo piano, Israel Music Publications
  • "Suite Arabe" for solo piano, Israel Music Publications

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