The etymology for Sufi suggests the word comes from ṣafā (صفاء), which in Arabic means “purity”. And that should aptly describe the pure songs that we find in Sufi music.
Apparently, Qawwali is the most well known form of Sufi music. Who knew?
Ok, I admit I might be a bit racist here. But, I had to ask:
We have heard of Native Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans, and so on. Why doesn’t the term “European Americans” catch up?
TED talk about machine learning for the layman.