Ma'luf

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Ma'luf (Arabic: مألوف‎, translit. acquainted, familiar[1] Ma'lūf) (French: Malouf) is a genre of art music in the Andalusian classical music tradition of Algeria, Libya, and Tunisia. It is of Iberian origin and was introduced to North Africa by Andalusian refugees.[2] It was revived in the 1920s by the French musicologist Baron Rodolphe d'Erlanger.[1] A detailed description of Ma'luf in Tunisia can be found under "Music of Tunisia".

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  1. ^ Team, Almaany. "تعريف و معنى مألوف بالعربي في معجم المعاني الجامع، المعجم الوسيط ،اللغة العربية المعاصر - معجم عربي عربي - صفحة 1". www.almaany.com. Retrieved 2018-03-20. 
  2. ^ Encyclopedia Americana Scholastic Library Publishing - 2006 "The most renowned Tunisian art form is the maluf, a song of Spanish origin introduced by Andalusian refugees."
  • Davis, Ruth (1996). "The Art/Popular Music Paradigm and the Tunisian Ma'lūf." Popular Music, v. 15, no. 3, Middle East Issue (October 1996), pp. 313-323.
  • Davis, Ruth (1997). "Traditional Arab Music Ensembles in Tunis: Modernizing Al-Turath in the Shadow of Egypt." Asian Music, v. 28, no. 2 (Spring/Summer 1997), pp. 73-108.
  • Davis, Ruth (1997). "Cultural Policy and the Tunisian Ma'lūf: Redefining a Tradition." Ethnomusicology, v. 41, no. 1 (Winter 1997), pp. 1-21.
  • Davis, Ruth F. (2005). Ma'luf: Reflections on the Arab Andalusian Music of Tunisia. ISBN 0-8108-5138-5. ISBN 978-0-8108-5138-2.

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