Among the jasmine trees : music and modernity in contemporary Syria / Jonathan Holt Shannon

Author(s): Shannon, Jonathan Holt
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Subjects: Music--Social aspects--Syria
Music--Syria--21st century--Philosophy and aesthetics
Syria--Social life and customs--21st century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, c2006
Series: Music/culture
LC Classification: M, ML
Table of Contents: Introduction : the aesthetics of authenticity in contemporary Syria 1
1. Among the jasmine trees 22
2. Sentiment and authentic spirit : composing Syrian modernity 52
3. Constructing musical authenticity : history, cultural memory, emotion 83
4. Body memory, temporality, and transformation in the Dhikr 106
5. Authentic performance and the performance of authenticity 130
6. Tarab, sentiment, and authenticity 158
7. Notes toward closure 188
Epilogue : 2000 200
Notes: LCCN: 2005028912
ISBN: 0819567981 (cloth : alk. paper)
EAN: 9780819567987
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-248), discography (p. 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
Physical Description: xxvi, 252 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 61864408
ISBN/ISSN: 0819567981
9780819567987

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