We all know that beautiful Quranic recitation requires the precision of the science of linguistics, the awe of knowing the source of this sacred text, and the artistic range of the human voice. The best way of learning the recitation of the Holy Quran properly is to listen to a good reciter, then to recite as well as have your own recitation checked by a good reciter. In this case, knowing the features of the Uthmani script makes precise and beautiful recitation of the Holy Quran easier as it clarifies the rules of Tajwid. The Damascene calligrapher Uthman Taha elegantly wrote the widely available Madinah Mushaf in the Uthmani script which is considered the standard for clarity and precision for the proper reading of the Holy Qur’an.
Graded Steps In Qur’an Reading: The Uthmani Script (Student Edition), written by Abdul Wahid Hamid, provide step by step guide for learning Qur’an recitation properly. This book seeks to make the Uthmani script more accessible as easy to use. Besides, it teaches the rules of Tajwid which makes pronunciation naturally free-flowing, easy and beautiful. Carefully graded eight sequenced units help students in recognizing letters, vowels, and signs of reading the Arabic script. Furthermore, students will quickly become familiar with the basic features of the Arabic script.