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A Hadith on musical instruments

Question

Please provide a reference for the following narration regarding music,

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“My Rabb has commanded me to destroy all musical instruments…”

Answer

Imam Ahmad (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith in his Musnad with a weak chain.

(Musnad Ahmad, vol. 5 pg. 257. Majma’uz Zawaid, vol. 5 pg. 69)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar