[Konstantin krasnoukhov, musician]:
«Today we play music of Al-Ándalus. This country existed on the territory of Spain from VIII to XV century. It was a muslim country when the muslim rulers controlled part of the Spanish territory».
Archive for April, 2015
Origins of andalusian school of arabic music
In 711-720 the berber tribes of North Africa, recently converted to Islam, subdued almost all of Iberia (Spain and Portugal), except for its extreme north (Asturias), and by the middle of the VIII century a large part of the peninsula forms a new and powerful muslim state – Al-Ándalus. This coincided with the movement of the center of the world of Islam from the syrian Damascus to iraqian Baghdad, competion with which … More »