World Music Links
Peninsula music specialist Dr. Urkevich lectures, teaches, does
research and consulting work on music of the Arabian Peninsula. She lived and
undertook research in Saudi Arabia for over three years and has written articles on Saudi
Music and musicians, such as Mohammed Abdu. In addition, she has interviewed and
recorded "sha'bi" groups of Qatar, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates.
She is currently a senior Fulbright scholar in Kuwait, investigating the traditions
of the sea (baher) ,city (medinah), and desert (badu).
- RockWeb Interactive
has a number of artists/bands and in RealAudio, ie. You can hear them
- MTV online Music
- Sony Music
Online Tells you what is going on in the Music World. If you go to
Music Kiosk Browse through music & spoken word artists by genre and medium.
with Audio clips Provides links to digitized sound archives available on the 'Net.
- Songs at NVG
Nettverksgruppa - Yes, that is what it stands for ;0)
- A tour of
the 'Audible Web.' A selection of artists homepages.
- Ultimate Band List Go
look for yourself.
- Karaoke: Sing-A-Long.
Music - Amr Diab, Ragheb Alameh, Diana Haddad, Najwa Karam, Khaleegey, Wael Kaffouri,
Mustafa Qamar, George Wassouf, Abdel Halim, Isam Rajey, Kloudia.
- Arabic music cd store http://www.arabcdstore.com
Oghnia - http://www.oghnia.com
Arabic music on demand database with video clips of top 10 charts and a music
store. Also includes news, artist profiles and forums.
Sheva Juke Box - http://israelnationalnews.com/english/radio/jukebox/Fjuke.htm
Arabika - http://geocities.com/alfanalsabi3/
A variety of Jewish and Israeli music selections updated weekly (.ASX and
Songs by various Arab singers in Real Audio format.
Topic of Dispute in Islam: Music - http://www.wakeup.org/anadolu/05/4/mustafa_sabri_en.html
Dalahoo - http://www.dalahoo.com/
Article by Mustafa Sabri, one of the last shaikhulislam (religious authorities)
of the Ottoman empire citing Islam's conflict with music, offering poetry as an
important and expressive alternative.
Middle East musicians Network. A community for the Middle Eastern musicians.