Music of Pakistan
The Music of Pakistan includes diverse elements ranging from music from various parts of South Asia as well as Central Asian, Persian, Turkish, Arabic and modern-day Western popular music influences. ...
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Ghazal
The ghazal is a poetic form consisting of rhyming couplets and a refrain, with each line sharing the same meter. A ghazal may be understood as a poetic expression of both the pain of loss or separatio...
Qawwali
Qawwali (Nastaʿlīq: قوّالی; Gurmukhī:ਕਵਾਲੀ Devanāgarī: क़व्वाली; Eastern Nagari: ক়ব্বালী) is a form of Sufi devotional music popular in South Asia: in the Punjab and Sindh regions of Pakistan; in Hy...
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Hamd
A hamd (Arabic: حمد‎), "Praise" in English, is a word that is usually written in Arabic, Persian, Punjabi, or Urdu and means a poetic piece in praise of God. The word "Hamd" comes from the Q...
Daf
Daf (dap) (Persian, Khowar dialect: دف, from Middle Persian: dap) is a large Persian frame drum used in popular and classical music. The frame is usually made of hardwood with many metal ringlets ...
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Balochi music
Balochi music (or Baluchi music) refers to music performed by the Baloch people in Balochistan, southern Oman, some parts of Afghanistan and Middle East. Baluchi music is very rich and played with var...
Punjabi Music
Punjab is a region in South Asia, divided into two parts West Punjab (Pakistan) and East Punjab (India). Punjabi music has a diverse style of music, ranging from folk and Sufi to classical, notably th...
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Sindhi music
Music from Sindh province is sung in Sindhi, and is generally performed in either the "Baits" or "Waee" styles. The Baits style is vocal music in Sanhoon (low voice) or Graham (high voice). Waee ins...
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Kashmiri music
Kashmiri music (Hindi: जम्मू और कश्मीर के संगीत, Urdu: جموں اور کشمیر کے سنگیت) reflects the rich musical heritage and cultural legacy of Kashmir. Traditionally the music composed by ethnic Kashm...
Pashto music
Pashto music is commonly found in Afghanistan, parts of Pakistan and among the Pashtun diaspora around the world. It is mainly enjoyed or listened to in the Pashtun regions of Afghanistan as well as i...
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Persian traditional music
Persian traditional music (mūsīqī-e sonnatī-e īrānī, mūsīqī-e aṣīl-e īrānī) is the traditional and indigenous music of Persia / Iran: mūsīqī, the science and art of music, and moosiqi, the sound and p...
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Pakistani pop music
Pakistani pop music refers to popular music forms in Pakistan. Pakistani pop is a mixture of traditional Pakistani classical music and western influences of jazz, rock and roll, hip hop and disco sung...
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Pakistani rock
Pakistani rock is a variety of rock music that is largely produced in Pakistan. Pakistani rock incorporates elements of both British–American rock and Pakistani classical music.Since the 1980s, Pakist...
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Sufi rock
Sufi rock is a subgenre of rock music that combines rock with classical sufi music traditions. It emerged in the early 1990s and became widely popular in the late 1990s in Pakistan. The term "sufi roc...
Cinema of Pakistan
The Cinema of Pakistan, or simply, Pakistani Cinema (Urdu: پاکستانی سنیما‎) refers to Pakistan's film industry. Most of the feature films shot in Pakistan are in Urdu, the national language,...
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Pakistani music journalism
Music journalism in Pakistan has grown especially with the growth of the country's pop music industry and scene.Popular music journalism was uncommon in the country until about 1985 when Karachi's tab...
Pashtun music
Pashto music is commonly found in Afghanistan, parts of Pakistan and among the Pashtun diaspora around the world. It is mainly enjoyed or listened to in the Pashtun regions of Afghanistan as well as i...
Sufi music
Sufi music is the devotional music of the Sufis, inspired by the works of Sufi poets, like Rumi, Hafiz, Bulleh Shah, Amir Khusrow and Khwaja Ghulam Farid.Qawwali is the most well known form of Sufi mu...
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