Definition of qawwali in English:
A style of Muslim devotional music now associated particularly with Sufis in Pakistan.
- Here's a page on Sufi music, including qawwali and the Sabri Brothers.
- He is a veteran of over 1,500 qawwali and ghazal programmes.
- More formal Muslim music forms, such as the qawwali and ghazal, continue to be popular in the region today.
From Arabic qawwāli, from qawwāl 'loquacious', also 'singer'.
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