I would like to introduce you to
The music of Armenia
I will also talk about the musical mode (maqam) used there.

where is Armenia?

Azerbaijan and the Caspian Sea to the east
To the west is the Turkish Anatolian Peninsula
Iran, a major power in the Middle East, to the south
Russia to the north


Armenia, a country without a sea, will be the focus of a battle with Azerbaijan in 2020.
It’s a hot topic.
As you can see from its location
As you can see from its location, there are many familiar melodies with a fusion of Middle Eastern and European influences.
As you can see from its location, there are many familiar melodies that are a fusion of Middle Eastern and European influences.

What do you think?
It has a pastoral and simple melody
and western chords are used.
I think it’s quite easy to listen to.

e song is Erzrum Shoror [Dance of Erzurum].
Erzurum is not an Armenian city, but a city in northwest Turkey.

A panoramic view from Armenia
Mount Ararat, located in eastern Turkey
There is also a legend that Noah’s Ark, a story in the Old Testament, arrived there.
Just listening to the melody will make you feel like you have traveled through a beautiful mountainous region.

This song is no different.
Many of the Armenian songs are based on
Many of them are based on Makam Husseini.

From the aspect of music therapy
I’m studying the Middle Eastern mode (maqam).
The group Tumata has this.

Sign: SCORPIO (Aquarius). Group. Water (WATER). Planet: SATURN (Saturn). Humid and hot. Effective from after dawn to morning. More effective from mid-morning to midday. Saturday is special.
Specializes in inducing gentleness, tranquility, relaxation, and a sense of security, and is effective for dense fevers, once-a-day fevers, and any other fever found in adult males. It is effective for left shoulder problems. Makes one feel calm. Affects internal organs. Connects man with nature. Due to its secret pentatonic structure, it gives confidence and determination, and is effective for autistic and convulsive patients. It is one of the oldest tonalities.

  • Water Whirl
  • Effective from dawn to dusk, tranquility and peace of mind
  • Effective for left shoulder problems

It’s been written about, etc.
I am a music specialist.
I would like to refrain from mentioning the medical benefits.
In any case, before the Ottoman period, various kinds of maqams were used mainly for psychiatric purposes.
In any case, I can confirm from some documents that before the Ottoman period, various kinds of macaques were prescribed mainly for psychiatric purposes, like Chinese herbal medicine, according to the individual symptoms.
In any case, before the Ottoman period, various macaques were prescribed mainly for psychiatric purposes, like Chinese herbal medicine, according to individual symptoms.

Fot the Microtone
Turkish Maqamより

In the music of the Middle East
microtones, which are not found in the Western musical scale.
which are not found in the Western musical scale.
In Turkish classical music, there is a very delicate world of microtones that use up to one-ninth of a whole tone.
In Turkish classical music, there is a very delicate world of microtones.

Turkish MaqamよりAnd Makam Husseini.
In the second and sixth degrees
But this time, I’m going to introduce it without microtones so that everyone will be familiar with it.
But in this article, I have introduced it without microtones so that anyone can easily understand it.
We will discuss this in depth next time.

oror (Dance of Erzurum), which I introduced here.
It can be played on guitar, mandolin, ukulele, or any other Western instrument.
I have prepared the music score with chords.
We have prepared a music sheet with chords.
You can download it for free.