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MaqamWorld is an online resource dedicated to teaching the Arabic Maqam modal system, which is the foundation of traditional Arabic music. This website mainly covers music from the Eastern Mediterranean part of the Arab World (Egypt, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria), with a focus on the early to mid-twentieth century period.