Algerian music is virtually synonymous with raï among foreigners; the musical genre has achieved great popularity in France, Spain and other parts of Europe. For several centuries, Algerian music was dominated by styles inherited from Al-Andalus, eventually forming a unique North African twist on these poetic forms. Algerian music came to include suites called nuubaat (singular nuuba). Lately derivatives include rabaab and hawzii.
Music in Algeria in general offers a rich diversity, popular music (Shaabi), Arabo-Andalusian music (Malouf San'aa, Gharnati), classical Arabic, Bedouin, Berber music (Kabyle, Shawi, Tuareg), and Rai.
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Algerian music with a modern flavor. Suitable for telling of jorneys to the mag. An alternic eastern cities, the Arab culture is described through the alleys of cities and natural landscapes. New Age and contemporary dance, Instrumental, Middle East, Algeria
This track comes in slow, as it progresses it sort of just ends, like a daydream. Imagine walking along in the Saharan Desert with the hot sun beating down on you, feeling your head throbbing. Your body is tired & your mind is wandering, thinking of bizarre & strange things. Instrumental, Middle East, Algeria
Acoustic drum'n'relax music with distinctive tribal flavour. Builds slowly from simple and smooth drum groove with occasional men chanting up to dense, almost trance like finale of ethnic flute. With no distinct melody, this works nicely for travel, wide panorama themes, safari or travel montage. Instrumental, Middle East, Algeria
Features a bold Doumbek percussion beat named Karachi, originating from Pakistan. Soft drone slides into hypnotic beats as the Cumbus stringed instrument plays a fresh improvisation pushing & pulling against the beat. Middle Eastern Strings then fade in over the top. Northern Africa dancing intrigue, Instrumental, Middle East, Algeria