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In Arab music a ‘rhythmic mode’ or repeated pattern of long and short percussion beats. Theorists sometimes systematized iqaat into eight, seven, or six standard patterns, distinguishing ‘connected’ rhythms (all beats equal in length) from ‘disconnected’ (unequal).

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Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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