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Fan Chaabi: The Art of the Masses
Working-class music represents an essential part of the folkloric repertoire embraced and celebrated by many Tunisians. This genre is called in the Tunisian dialect fan chaabi, which can be translated as the ˜art of the masses.' Whereas classical Tunisian music features sophisticated instruments such as the oud or the violin, fan chaab...