How to play Doulab Rast (with sheet music) – كيف تعزف دولاب راست مع النوتة

How to play Doulab Rast – كيف تعزف دولاب راست The sheet music is transcribed by me with some slight differences/embellishments in the way I performed it on Oud compared to the way I transcribed it. There is also the end part where it goes downwards from the octave to the tonic which is also my idea and not part of the original composition of this doulab. “Doulab” in Arabic music is a short piece of music that usually repeats itself a few times and helps prepare the singer for the scale that he/she will be singing on and also introduces the audience to the maqam.

Oud exercise on maqam FarahFaza – تمرين عود على مقام فرحفزا

Oud exercise on Maqam Farahfaza (similar to G minor) taken from George Farah’s book for Oud. Transcribed and performed on Oud by Wassim Njeim.

تمرين عود على مقام فرحفزا

Tempo: 72bpm
Upstrokes and Downstrokes shown, as well as the fingering numbers on the neck.