Among the jasmine trees : music and modernity in contemporary Syria

Shannon, Jonathan Holt

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  • Creator Jonathan Holt Shannon
  • Format Books
  • Publication Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, [2006] ©2006
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  • Physical Details
    • xxvi, 252 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780819567987, 0819567981
  • OCLC ocm61864408

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-248), discography (page 248), and index.

Contents

  • Among the jasmine trees -- Sentiment and authentic spirit : composing Syrian modernity -- Constructing musical authenticity : history, cultural memory, emotion -- Body memory, temporality, and transformation in the dhikr -- Authentic performance and the performance of authenticity -- Tarab, sentiment, and authenticity -- Notes toward closure
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