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Ghazal

Definition of the noun Ghazal

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noun - plural: ghazals

  1. A poetic form mostly used for love poetry in Turkish, Urdu, Arabic, and Persian.

Person

Who is Ghazal?

Ghazal a.k.a. Aly Ghazal is an Egyptian footballer.

There are other people with Ghazal in their name, like Ghazal Rai, aziz ghazal, Irsa Ghazal, Seema Ghazal, Ghazal Badiee, Ghazal Saremi, Ghazal Sotoudeh, Ghazal Srinivas, Ghazal Bint Kisra and many others.

Group

Ghazal is a band formed by Kurdish-Iranian kamencheh player Kayhan Kalhor, Indian sitarist Shujaat Khan, and Indian tabla player Swapan Chaudhuri. Together, they perform music blending North Indian and Persian classical and light classical traditions.

Characters

  1. Ghazal is a fictional character in the 1995 film Asheghane.
  2. Ghazal is a fictional character from the 1997 film Woman and Five Men.
  3. Ghazal is a fictional character from the 2013 film From Tehran To Heaven.
  4. Ghazal is a fictional character from the 2001 film Ghazal.
  5. Ghazal is a fictional character from the 1975 film Ghazal.

Music

  1. The ghazal is a poetic form consisting of rhyming couplets and a refrain, with each line sharing the same meter. A ghazal may be understood as a poetic expression of both the pain of loss or separation and the beauty of love in spite of that pain. The form is ancient, originating in ancient Arabic poem in Arabia long before the birth of islam. It is derived from the Arabian panegyric qasida. The structural requirements of the ghazal are similar in stringency to those of the Petrarchan sonnet. In style and content it is a genre that has proved capable of an extraordinary variety of expression around its central themes of love and separation. It is one of the principal poetic forms which the Indo-Perso-Arabic civilization offered to the eastern Islamic world.
  2. "Ghazal" is a 1989 album by Kadim Al Sahir.
    • also known as Gazelle
    • released in (26 years ago)
  3. "Ghazal" is a musical album of Ravi, soundtrack.
    • also known as Ghazal Soundtrack
    • released in (22 years ago)
  4. "Ghazal" is a 2012 studio album by Majida El Roumi.
    • released on

Films

  1. "Ghazal" is a 1975 crime, drama film written by Masud Kimiai and Jorge Luis Borges, directed by Masud Kimiai.
  2. "Ghazal" is a 1993 Malayalam film directed by Kamal. Vineeth and Mohini play the lead roles in the film and Thilakan appears in a supporting role. The film was blasted by the critics and was a box office disaster. But director Kamal considers the film close to his heart, a film that took him to childhood memories. The film was produced by the famous serial script writer Late Bhasi Mankuzhi.
  3. "Ghazal" is a 2001 film written by Fereydoun Farhudi, Ali Reza Kazemipoor and Mohammad Reza Zehtabi. It is also directed by Mohammad Reza Zehtabi.

Miscellanea

  1. Ghazal is a Malayalam language film. It was released in 1990.
  2. Ghazal is a 2010 TV series starring Asal Badiee.

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Google previewSo There It Is (2011)

An Exploration of Cultural Hybridity in Contemporary Asian American Poetry by Brigitte Wallinger-Schorn

The Arabic ghazal is a poetic form of Persian, Turkish, and Indo-Pakistani cultures.49 The word 'ghazal' is Arabic, designating a song through which a man addressed a beloved woman. The traditional ghazal isthus a love poem, often dealing ...

Google previewHafiz, Master of Persian Poetry (2004)

A Critical Bibliography by Parvin Loloi

Julie Meisami writes, for example, that A type of structure frequently observed in the ghazal is that of ring composition, either...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Islam (2009)

by Juan Eduardo Campo

A ghazal is a love poem about eternal desire never fulfilled, in which unrequited and unattainable love drives the loyal lover to misery . Often, the lover will be likened to a moth near a candle, while the beloved is ...

Google previewLet's Know Music and Musical Instruments of India (2008)

by Madhumita Dutta

Ghazal. The ghazal is a popular form of singing in India and Pakistan. Strictly speaking, it is not a musical form, but a poetic...

Google previewPoetry Kaleidoscope (2014)

by Nicolae Sfetcu

The ghazal is a common song form in India and Pakistan today. Strictly speaking, it is not a musical form, but a poetic recitation. Today, however, it is commonly conceived of as an Urdu song, with prime importance given to the lyrics.

Google previewAn Audience of One (2004)

Islamic Ghazals in English by Majid Mohiuddin

Ghazal is an Arabic word which literally means 'talking to women.'" It therefore emphasizes the healthy but frustrating tension of trying 'to talk' to women who are kept private and removed from the public domain of men. as understood by the ...

Google previewThe Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: South Asia : the Indian subcontinent (1998)

by Bruno Nettl, Ruth M. Stone, James Porter, Timothy Rice

The male court musicians in Kabul cultivated vocal art music genres such as dhrupad and khyal, and instrumental renditions of Hindustani modes, but they also developed two genres that constituted a distinctly Afghan art music: the ghazal ...

Google previewThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (2013)

by Garland Encyclopedia of World Music,

The male court musicians in Kabul cultivated vocal art music genres such as dhrupad and khyal, and instrumental renditions of Hindustani modes, but they also developed two genres that constituted a distinctly Afghan art music: the ghazal ...

Google previewThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: The Middle East, South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia (2008)

by Ellen Koskoff

The male court musicians in Kabul cultivated vocal art music genres such as dhrupad and khyal, and instrumental renditions of Hindustani modes, but they also developed two genres that constituted a distinctly Afghan art music: the ghazal ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh (2006)

by Om Gupta

Ghazal and qawwali music make use of many musical instruments such as the ( sitar, tabla, harmonium, santoor etc). Pakistani folk, film and even some pop and rock also hold some classical elements. Many Pakistani musicians of other genre ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Jewish Food (2010)

by Gil Marks

Ghazal. Kaabelghazal isa crescentshapedcookiewith an almondpaste filling. Origin: Maghreb Other names: Algeria: cherek, tcharakmsekker,tcherek, tcherek msekker; France: cornes degazelles;Libya:kaak halkoom; Morocco: ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Asian-American Literature (2013)

by Seiwoong Oh

Ali also edited the anthology Ravishing DisUnities: Real Ghazals in English. This anthology introduced the seventhcentury poetic form, the ghazal, and Ali dedicated himself toexplaining ...

Google previewA Biographical Dictionary of the Sudan (1967)

by Richard Leslie Hill

Gessi Pasha in the Bahr al- Ghazal and was one of a number of merchants suspected of having been engaged in the slave trade ; it is said that 'Ala' al-Din Pasha Siddiq intended to appoint him ...

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