Lamma Bada Yatathanna” is a song with a hauntingly beautiful melody and an uncommon rhythm that has stood the test of time. Dating from the 10th century Andalusian era of Moorish Spain, this composition is exemplary of the secular musical genre known as Muwashshah. For most bellydancers, this beloved song is their first introduction to Samai Thaqil, a 10/8 rhythm. The enduring popularity of Lamma Bada practically guarantees that you will be presented with the occasion to dance to this song - no matter which style of bellydance you follow. In this workshop you will learn to identify the Samai rhythm and listen for its nuances, while learning dance combinations to Lamma Bada that you can personalize to suit your own style.
Skill level: All levels.
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