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Iraqui Maqam: A Musical Tradition of the Land of Mesopotamia

Language: English

Widely recognized as Iraq's predominant classical music tradition, the Maqam encompasses a vast repertory of songs, accompanied by traditional instruments. Moreover, this popular genre provides a wealth of information on the musical history of the region and the Arab influences that have held sway over the centuries.

Originally proclaimed in 2003

on this subject: Nomination file/Dossier de candidature

Topics and Tags
Place/region: Iraq, Southwest Asia, Asia
Series: Inscriptions on the Intangible Heritage Lists
Type: Documentary
Production and personalities:
Director: Jasim Al-Thahbi
Publisher: Ishtar for TV Productions Company, Iraq
Coproducer/sponsor: Hassan Abdul Hameed
Published in:
Rights: Ishtar for TV Productions Company

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Original: DVD
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: AVFONDS-CLTITH-2008-00076.DV
Rights holder: UNESCO ; Ishtar for TV Productions Company