Sudanese Music

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Sudanese Music
Sudanese music is characterized by its diversity and richness given the multiplicity of cultures in the Sudan and its old history. Sudanese music belongs to the Quintet musical scale, a musical scale which includes the music of China, Scotland, Puerto Rico, Mauritania, southern Morocco, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Somalia.[1] Sudanese music is divided into three types: Folk and traditional music, modern music, and military music. Sudanese music has certain and clear characteristics in terms of its structure and music composition. Its structure is distinct in terms of rhythm, lyrical text, tune, lyrical content of the text, lyrical language of the text, composing, and voice character.
Sudanese music today is a combination of three
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Due to the establishment of Omdurman Radio in 1940[4], by the Egyptian British colonial administration for the purpose of publicity for its war against the armies of the Axis powers in North and East Africa, music had its official interest for the first time. Ibrahim Al-Kashif and Aisha Al-Falatiah were among the first artists to perform their music and their songs on the radio. Sudanese music has taken big steps to keep up with the global developments in that time. Artists like Mr. Khalifa, for example, sang in the early fifties of the last century Sudanese mambo in the Egyptian movie Tamr Henna and so walked in the footsteps of artists in different countries of the world, who favored Brazilian samba and mambo at the time. Introducing the electric guitar and brass instruments, the artist Sharhabeel Ahmed and his band emerged as the first Sudanese jazz band; one of his songs in this musical genre is Al-Lail Al-Hadi in the early seventies of the last century. The artist Kamal Keila made many musical performances that are similar in style to that of American singer James Brown. Abdel Kader Salem added to the Sudanese modern dance music rhythms, such as, Almrdom, which is a well-known Western Sudan 6/8 rhythms of the Nuba; following him in the enrichment of the Sudanese national heritage music are artists like Abdul Rahman Abdullah, Thunay Al-Nagam, Omar Ehsas, and others. Sudanese music has had its experience with theatrical singing; it was introduced by the singer Mohamed Lemine with the participation of other singers, including Khalil Ismail, Osman Mustafa, and Om Plena Al-Sanusi, in the play The Epic Revolution, for which Hashim Sidig wrote its texts. Sudanese television, which was established in 1962[4], contributed in deploying Sudanese music and its development, especially in the field of pictured music; the Sudanese television formed its own orchestra that included a number of the leading Sudanese
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