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Modes in Modern Egyptian Music

Nature volume 140, pages 548549 (25 September 1937) | Download Citation

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WE have been engaged on determining the frequency ratios involved in the principal musical scales or modes in current use in Egypt to-day. Those scales were the subject of a controversial discussion at an international congress held in Cairo in March 1932.1

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    Oriental Music Conference,” p.559 (Cairo, 1932).

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  1. Faculty of Science, Egyptian University, Cairo. July 29.

    • M. MOKHTAR
    •  & A. M. MOSHARRAFA

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