Maybe it's because it's considered infidel music; after all, in the middle eastern countries where Muslims dwell, they have their own forms of music. But in England, the music they play clearly isn't considered appropriate by their lowly standards. From the Daily Mail
(Hat tip: Jihad Watch
Muslim pupils are being withdrawn from music lessons because some families believe learning an instrument is anti-Islamic, it emerged today.
An investigation has discovered that Muslim pupils are being taken out of school music classes even though the subject is a compulsory part of the national curriculum.
While parents have legal rights to withdraw children from religious and sex education classes, no automatic right exists to pull them out of subjects such as music.
One education expert said that up to half of Muslim pupils were withdrawn from music lessons during Ramadan.
And The Muslim Council of Britain said music lessons were likely to be unacceptable to around 10 per cent of the Muslim population in Britain.
However, in certain branches of Islam - such as Sufism, which is dominant in Pakistan and India - devotional music and singing is actually central to the religion.
Yes, but of the kind found in Arabian and/or Muslim countries. It's not often you're likely to find the muzak from America and Europe officially played in those countries, where they may not be considered acceptable.
Some Muslims believe that playing musical instruments and singing is forbidden according to Islam.
At Herbert Morrison Primary in Lambeth, 29 per cent of children come from mainly Somalian Muslim families.
Headmistress Eileen Ross said some parents 'don't want children to play musical instruments and they don't have music in their homes'.
And no wonder, if we consider what the following from the Hadith says:
"The Prophet said that Allah commanded him to destroy all the musical instruments, idols, crosses and all the trappings of ignorance" (Hadith Qudsi 19:5).
Certainly if it's what they consider the work of "infidels".
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