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Among the Jasmine Trees free pdf This is the first ethnographic study of music-making in modern Syria. How does a Middle Eastern community create a modern image through its expression of heritage and authenticity? Syria's musical culture is particularly known for embracing and preserving the Arab musical tradition and has seldom been researched in depth by Western scholars. Here, Jonathan Holt Shannon explores a variety of performance genres, Sufi rituals, song lyrics, melodic modes, and aesthetic criteria, detailing this music and its reception for the first time, offering an original theoretical framework for understanding contemporary Arab culture, music, and society.

About Jonathan H. Shannon

JONATHAN HOLT SHANNON is an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at Hunter College of the City University of New York.

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Author : Jonathan H. Shannon
Publisher : Wesleyan University Press
Data Published : 15 February 2010
ISBN : 0819569445
EAN : 9780819569448
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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    . This is the first ethnographic study of music-making in modern Syria. How does a Middle Eastern community create a modern image through its expression of heritage and authenticity? Syria's musical c