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The Resource Making music in the Arab world : the culture and artistry of ṭarab, A.J. Racy

Making music in the Arab world : the culture and artistry of ṭarab, A.J. Racy

Label
Making music in the Arab world : the culture and artistry of ṭarab
Title
Making music in the Arab world
Title remainder
the culture and artistry of ṭarab
Statement of responsibility
A.J. Racy
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In this pioneering study on music in the Arab world, A.J. Racy provides an intimate portrayal of the Arab musical experience and offers insights into how music generally affects us all. The focus is tarab, a multifacted concept that has no exact equivalent in English and refers to both the indigenous music and the ecstatic feeling associated with it. Richly documented, the book examines various aspects of the musical craft, including the basic learning processes, how musicians become inspired, the love lyrics as tools of ecstasy, the relationship between performers and listeners, and the influence of technological mediation and globalization. Racy also probes a variety of world musical and ecstatic contexts and analyses theoretical paradigms from other related disciplines. Written in a lucid style, Making Music in the Arab World will engage the general reader as well as the specialist."--Jacket
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Racy, Ali Jihad
Dewey number
780/.917/4927
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML348
LC item number
.R33 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge Middle East studies
Series volume
17
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Music
Label
Making music in the Arab world : the culture and artistry of ṭarab, A.J. Racy
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-239) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Culture -- Performance -- Music -- Saltanah -- Lyrics -- Tarab in perspective
Control code
ocm50725608
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 248 pages
Isbn
9780521304146
Lccn
2002031410
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o50725608
  • (OCoLC)50725608
Label
Making music in the Arab world : the culture and artistry of ṭarab, A.J. Racy
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-239) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Culture -- Performance -- Music -- Saltanah -- Lyrics -- Tarab in perspective
Control code
ocm50725608
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 248 pages
Isbn
9780521304146
Lccn
2002031410
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o50725608
  • (OCoLC)50725608

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