Music and traditions of the Arabian Peninsula : Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar

Urkevich, Lisa, author

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  • Creator Lisa Urkevich
  • Format Books; Sound Recordings
  • Publication New York, NY ; Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2015. ©2015
  • Physical Details
    • 356 pages : illustrations, music ; 21 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
  • ISBNs 9780415888707, 0415888700, 9780415888721, 0415888727, 9780203553350
  • OCLC ocn879329704

Notes

  • Accompanying disc incorrectly labeled as MP3 CD; files are CD audio format.
  • Accompanying audio disc (71 min., 29 sec.) contains 31 musical examples keyed to the text; in pocket.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-350) and index.

Contents

  • Bedouin arts -- Bedouin women's music and dance -- Ṭaggāgāt : female drumming bands -- Ḥaḍar arts from the Najd : songs with drums -- Ḥaḍar (Khammāri) arts in the upper gulf -- Gulf wedding practices and songs -- Incoming arts : African and Persian -- Sea music traditions, and Ṣaūt -- Hijazi folk traditions -- Ṭāʹif and music -- Art music of the Hijazi cities -- Hijazi women and music making -- Distinguished Hijazi artists -- Introduction : southwestern Arabia -- Asīr genres and traditions -- Bīsha and Bāḥa arts -- Jīzān music and dance -- Musical aspect of Najrān -- Appendix. Comments on contemporary arts and 'adani -- Glossary
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