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Topic: Rabaab

In the News (Wed 20 Mar 19)

A definite change was made by Ustad Ali Akbar Khan in shape of the instrument for improving the tonal quality.
Rabaab is a very ancient instrument found primarily in Afghanistan but in India is common in Kashmir.
It is a hollowed-out body of wood with a membrane stretched over the opening.
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 Islamica Community Forums - View Single Post - Muslim Characters on Broadway
Nasruddin's wife, Rabaab (Regina Bartkoff), and their son, Omar (Amir Khafagy), are more fully assimilated Americans who find talk about faith a nuisance.
Rabaab would rather put money into a new kitchen, and Omar just wants to play basketball.
Nasruddin's quest turns into a series of Job-like travails, with God - or Allah, one and the same in the Abrahamic faiths of Judaism, Islam and Christianity - testing his faithful believer.
www.islamicaweb.com /forums/showpost.php?p=742634&postcount=1   (486 words)

 Indian classical musicians train locals in South Africa .:. NewKerala - India's Top Online Newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
By Fakir Hassen, Johannesburg, May 25 : Indian sarod maestro Gulfam Ahmed Khan and his troupe took time off from a tour of South Africa to host a workshop for locals here in playing the ancient stringed instrument and the tabla.
Students of the Gujarati community's Shree Bharat Sharda Mandir School and members of the public were enthralled by the advice from the troupe, which also gave a demonstration of the Afghan instrument rabaab, which is similar to the sarod.
Raju Kala, a classical music enthusiast and distributor of classical CDs, told IANS it was a refreshing change to hear the sarod and rabaab because usually it was mainly the flute and stringed instruments which were heard in South Africa.
www.newkerala.com /news.php?action=fullnews&id=2505   (518 words)

 | Damdami Taksal |
Each of the Sikh Guru’s performed Kirtan and placed much importance on this mode of worship and most Shabads in Sri Guru Granth Sahib have been written in a musical tune called Raag, there are 31 Raags that have been used throughout Sri Guru Granth Sahib.
Traditionally Kirtan was sung using string instruments such as the Rabaab but nowadays Kirtan is commonly performed using the Harmonium and the Tabla.
This musical form of worship entices the listener to both the musical talents of the Ragee (Kirtan performer) and the enlightening teachings of Gurbani.
www.damdamitaksal.com /proj_kirthan.htm   (384 words)

 Diaspora creates APNA casteless Punjab- The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Only a few days back a singer from Jalandhar, Narinder Ghuggianwi, known for his work on Yamla Jatt was invited to sing on the ‘toombi’, a culturally sacrosanct instrument accepted down the ages.
Guru Nanak Dev’s association with ‘rabaab’ is well known.
But the singer was stopped and told he cannot play the ‘toombi’ in a gurdwara, even though he was singing a dharmic song.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /articleshow/msid-191380,prtpage-1.cms   (361 words)

 TOPI by Shah-Naz Hayat Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Grandfather's rabaab was with Daddy for a while, then my elder Aunt saw it in our village drawing room and took it.
The last time I saw the rabaab, it was unceremoniously stashed between stored trunks and bags.
Their primary instruments are doolki or drums, bagpipes, harmoniums, and less frequently, rabaab.
www.empyreanquest.com /oriental/topi/topiman.htm   (18800 words)

 kab ko bhaalai ghunghroo taalaa kab ko bajaavai rabaab
kab ko bhaalai ghunghroo taalaa kab ko bajaavai rabaab.
How long must one search for angle bells and cymbals, and how long must one play the guitar?
O servant Nanak, meditate forever in your heart on the Lord, and then everyone will congratulate you.
www.sikhnet.com /GurbaniKirtan/tr_0433.html   (409 words)

 The Sunday Tribune - Books
He writes just what he feels in simple metaphor that carries the tone of folk aphorisms.
Talking of his land, he says: Guruan di dharati sohaneo/ Jihnu jag aakhe Punjab/ Ithhe Satluj Jehlum beas ne/ Ithhe Raavi sang Chenab/ Eh siri Sahib Dashmesh di/ Mardane di eh rabaab.
The poet is at once with the reader and no intermediaries of any kind are required in this simple, if somewhat clich`E9d, emotional exchange.
www.tribuneindia.com /2004/20040613/spectrum/book11.htm   (512 words)

 Protesters Attacked in Cairo
Eventually, Kifaya protesters were driven into the building.
Some women escaped out a side exit, but a group of young men set upon Rabaab Mahdy, a political science professor at Cairo University, who had led some of the anti-Mubarak chants and who stayed behind at the entrance to the building's garage.
The men pressed Mahdy against the shields of riot police, who refused to either move or help her.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2005/05/25/AR2005052500404_2.html   (752 words)

 arabic music ARAMUSIC Discussion Board   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
I was glad to see that Kuwaiti television did not censor out the parts about Kazem and his songs in the Syrian drama series being aired on KTV (alfosool al arba3a).
As for the Eid concert, as I heard, it's being promoted as mainly a Kazem event, with Nawal and Rabaab as participants.
My step sister and her husband will be attending.
www.aramusic.com /bbs/archives.pl?read=24648   (140 words)

 News India-Times.com, Online Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
There is a gramophone record of Gandhi’s post-prayer address in September 1947.
Also showcased are some five-decade old musical instruments, some so rare that they are no longer in use, such as the Nagara, Kashmiri Rabaab, Taus and Mandra Bahar.
Delaware company owned by an Indian American executes contract to clear up areas near damaged Pentagon building
www.newsindia-times.com /2002/01/04/arts-broadcasting.html   (372 words)

 Chapter 7 - Balvandh
Satguroo Ji graced him with blessings and patted his head in love, and Bhai Buddha Ji said: "Bhai Balvandh Ji please do kirtan and maintain the service that was given to you by God himself." Balvandh then got a rabaab to do kirtan.
He also brought forth Satta and sang this shabad of Guroo Nanak Dev Ji in Asa Raag:
He also brought forth Satta and sang this shabad of Guroo Nanak Dev Ji in Asa Raag:- Awsw mhlw 1 ] aasaa mehalaa 1
www.panthic.org /news/130/ARTICLE/1273/2005-04-24.html   (1622 words)

 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Chandigarh Stories
He was at his best with “reh gujaron mein mili hain aapki parchhaiyan, hum kadam si ho chali hein apki parchhaiyan” and concluded with “Shisha-e-dil ko sambhalo ek ek barka udta jaye hai..”
Nashad was accompanied with Athar Hussain on the tabla, Kamal Ahmed on the sarangi, Rishi Ranjan on guitar and rabaab.
The table is laid for a Navratra feast
www.tribuneindia.com /2005/20050412/cth2.htm   (2752 words)

 W!N Family Forums -> Check This   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The One Lord is pervading and permeating everywhere; there is no other second.
tUtI qMqu n bjY rbwbu ] ttoottee tha(n)th n bajai rabaab
The string has broken, and the guitar makes no sound.
forums.waheguroo.com /index.php?showtopic=9591   (606 words)

 ummah.com forum - music haraam references please?
Ibn Qudaamah, the researcher of the Hanbali madhhab – (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: Musical instruments are of three types which are haraam.
These are the strings and all kinds of flute, and the lute, drum and rabaab (stringed instrument) and so on.
Whoever persists in listening to them, his testimony should be rejected.
www.ummah.net /forum/archive/index.php/t-57377.html   (17189 words)

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