Music Night ” An evening of Iraqi Folklore” performed by Abdelhameed Albannay.
Abdelhameed Albannay is specialized in the Iraqi Maqam for 45 years.
Across the Arab world, maqam refers to specific melodic modes. When a musician performs maqam performances, the performer improvises, based on rules. There are a number of different maqams, each with its own mood and characteristics. There are between fifty and seventy maqams, many of which have sub-styles.