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Imaam Maalik It is related by Ibnul-Jowzi that Ishaaq bin Eesaa At-Tabaa asked Imaam Maalik bin Anas the leading jurisprudence of Madeenah about the view of the people of Madeenah regarding singing ghinaa He replied In fact that is done by the sinful ones Abut-teeb At-Tabari said As for Maalik bin Anas he truly did prohibit singing and listening to it He further related that Maalik said If one purchased a slave-girl and found her to be a professional singer he could return her to the original owner for reimbursement on the claim of having found fault in the merchandise The ruling of prohibition tahreem is generally agreed upon by the scholars of Madeenah The Maaliki jurisprudence and commentator Al-Qurtubi reports Ibn Khuwayz Mandaad as saying that Imam Maalik had learned singing and music as a small boy until his mother encouraged him to leave it for a study of the religious sciences He did and his view became that such things were prohibited Al-Qurtubi confirmed Maaliks view by saying that the only exception to this general ruling was the type of innocent songs such as those sung to placate the camels during travel or during hard labour or boredom or during times of festivity and joy such as the Eed days and weddings-the latter to the accompaniment of a simple duffhand drum Al-Qurtubi then said As for that which is done in our day by way of the blameworthy innovations bidah of the Sufi mystics in their addition to hearing songs to the accompaniment of melodious instruments such as flutes string instruments such as flutes string instruments etc such is haraamforbidden Imaam Shafiee In the book Aadaabul Qadaa As-Shafiee is reported as saying Verily song is loathsome makrooh it resembles the false and vain thing al-baatil The one who partakes of it frequently is an incompetent fool whose testimony is to be rejected His closest and most knowledgeable disciples
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