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Regional Arab music (Riyadh)

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Well, no one has really answered my question. Yes, there are samples of music from the Arab world out there, but they are not mainstream. The kind of music I am talking about is only from the KSA. The beat is ethnic, the rhythm is from the desert. It is a distinctive style that when Saudi's hear it, they automatically start dancing. It is regional music. It would be akin to Tejano music from the borderland. It is a certain style of music that I have no name for in English. Please, any music experts other there? It's driving me crazy. I must know what style this regional music is, the meaning of it (is it political? folk?) I have heard it at several gatherings, possibly even the same song. I have a clip of it but I can't post it.

Barbara

Riyadh Forum