An experiment in tab notation. To reproduce this fretboard layout: - move the fretboard diagram to the desired location, such that the top fret overlaps the top staff line. - select the diagram - edit the diagram scale in the element's inspector until all frets overlap with staff lines.
Originally in maqam Rast on Bb (Bb C D-half-flat Eb F G A-half-flat), it is retranscribed here into Bb major (with the associated loss in fidelity and authenticity). See the original Rast version here: https://musescore.com/infojunkie/hamama-beida-rast.
A well-known Arabic folk song said to have been written and chanted long ago (sometime between the years 660 & 720) in praise of Imam Ali ibn Husayn (علي بن الحسين) known as Zayn al-Abidin ("the adornment of the worshippers") for his refined teachings and person as well as his beautiful looks! The song carried on for centuries, composed, rearranged and adopted by many & is definitely one of the…