Female Singers In The Arab World: Cultural Symbols in A Traditional Society
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Female singers
Arab world
Um-Kalthoum
Fairouz

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Awar, N. (1). Female Singers In The Arab World: Cultural Symbols in A Traditional Society. Al-Raida Journal, 10-11. https://doi.org/10.32380/alrj.v0i0.1155

Abstract

The Arab's appreciation of female singers is largely due to the romantic character of their culture. Hence, there is an abundance of sentimentalism, nostalgia and religiousity. A song is perceived as a means to express feelings, spread values and norms, and get human beings closer to their creator once used in the spiritual context. Naturally, the singer secures a prestigious position among the people for using his/her voice, «a gift from God”,  to spread the word of God, express loneliness, reflect patriotism , etc ...

https://doi.org/10.32380/alrj.v0i0.1155
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