Azerbaijan vs Mugham - What's the difference?

azerbaijan | mugham |


As a proper noun azerbaijan

is a country in west asia; official name: republic of azerbaijan.

As a noun mugham is

a folk musical composition of azerbaijan in a complex form that weds classical poetry and musical improvisation.

azerbaijan

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • a country in West Asia; official name: Republic of Azerbaijan
  • Iranian Azerbaijan
  • See also

    * ----

    mugham

    English

    (wikipedia mugham)

    Alternative forms

    * mugam

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A folk musical composition of Azerbaijan in a complex form that weds classical poetry and musical improvisation.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2009, date=March 1, author=Meline Toumani, title=For the Love of Layla, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=But the more complicated issue was that the sections composed for orchestra and chorus, in the style of a 19th-century Italian opera, seemed entirely separate from the mugham sections, long improvisations in which Mr. Qasimov interprets the plight of Majnun using one of the 24 different mughams specified by Hajibeyov. }}