Arabic Music Lyrical Composition Types: Episode 4 (Al Door) - ARABIC MUSIC LYRICAL COMPOSITION TYPES : EPISODE 4 (AL-DOOR)

Lyrical Composition Type 4 :  Al-Door


Kinds of lyrical music composition:

Arabic lyrical music composition varies according to the different melodic building systems and structure

Al- Door

Most famous kind of Arabic music composition, it appeared in the early nineteenth century and is written in Zajal.  It consists of two parts: Al-mathhab and  Adwar which is the part that follows. Al-door is usually drafted using the Masmoudi rhythm. A group of singers or Munshideen accompanies the singer in the performance of Al-mathhab, also in some parts of Adwar.