qawwali

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qawwali

(kəˈvɑːlɪ)
n
(Islam) an Islamic religious song, esp in Asia
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Strings were able to build strong bridges between the old and the new; and they enriched the more traditional genres like classical, folk and qawaali.
The two songs Qawaali and Ala re Ganesha integrate seamlessly into the narrative and are excellently picturised.
Akbar Ali, making his Coke Studio debut in Season 10, has a formal training in qawaali and classical music and uses his crystalline, ethereal voice when he masterfully sings the complex thumri.
However, it received mixed reviews, with many finding it bland owing to the incompatibility with Adnan's sweet vocal texture for something as raw as a qawaali.
The trend of having qawaali functions at wedding ceremonies is gaining popularity among the upper-class.
Through Warid's 786 Islamic Services subscribers will be able to enjoy Dars-e-Islami, recitation, translation and explanation of the Holy Quran, Hamd-eBaari Ta'la, Naat-e-Rasool-eMaqbool (PBUH) and qawaali on their mobile phones.
The live studio jugalbandi of artistes spanning genres such as sufi , qawaali , pop, classical, folk and hip hop produced a unique product that captured the imagination of the nation and climbed up the TV ratings.
One of Pakistan's most prolific Qawwali singers, Qari Waheed Chishti headlined the festival, alongside top UK Asian artists Bonafide, the Amir Ali Khan Qawaali Group, Dhol Group and Legacy.
ALIM QASIMOV Love's Deep Ocean (Network): In Pakistan it's called qawaali and its most celebrated exponent is the late, lamented Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan; in Azerbaijan it's called mugham and its greatest practitioner is the thankfully still with us Alim Qasimov.
The petition also put the onus on Qawwal Amjad Sabri and poet Aqeel Mohsin Naqvi for the blasphemy row while seeking to ban the Qawaali that caused the issue.
He's joined by top UK Asian artists Bonafide, the Amir Ali Khan Qawaali Group, Dhol Group, Lalla Qadeer, Legacy (and many more) who will perform throughout the day.
In packed to the capacity Chancery Hall, the devotional Qawaali music enthralled the audience for two hours- the audience were still yearning for more at the end.