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The objective of World Belly Dance Day is to celebrate and educate oriental music and dance. The following is a very basic information to begin your belly dance journey. Enjoy!
Here are nine common classical instruments played in traditional Middle Eastern music.
Many of these are still played today.
It is not uncommon for modern Middle Eastern music to incorporate modern or western instruments like the piano, guitar, violin, and accordion.
Plucked like a guitar
Played like a tambourine
Simple goblet type hand drum
Played like a flute
Played with a bow, like a violin
Plucked stringed instrument like a harp
Double reed horn that is played like a flute
Played with a bow like a cello