International Country Music Day 2020 is on Thursday, September 17, 2020: Sufi music .?

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Sufi music ...........................?

Sufi music in general is music that is produced solely for the praise of God...Glorious and Exalted is He [Allah subhana wa ta'ala in the Arabic], and also the Prophet of Islam [salallahu 'alayhi wa salaam]. Thus Islamic Nasheeds are pretty much the same in that respect.

A modern day Sufi band from Indonesia, though group members are in fact international, is the band Debu. You can find several videos on youtube if you run hits with Sufi music and Debu. They also have a website but I have been unable to find the link. I think this may be the link but it is not working:

The Oud instrument is instrumental [no pun intended] to Sufi music. That is a possible angle you could consider - i.e.one of the key instruments or the instruments in general. Here is one link for Ouds:

Another modern day Sufi instrument is the Hang drum, as played here, accompanied by the Oud and Sufi singing.

Then there are the whirling dervishes whose 'ecstasy' [deep love and encircling/whirling to reach the throne of God is invariably accompanied by Sufi music, such as this....these are Syrian whirling dervishes:

Try the Scribd website for articles and books on Sufi music:

You might like to ask this in the Morocco, Egypt, Syria and Turkey sections as there are classically Sufi orders in these countries.

Another Sufi music video...praising the Prophet [salallahu 'alayhi wa salaam] and offered as a healing meditation:

Hope this gives you some food for thought.

Peace [salam].

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