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Let jasmine rain down : song and remembrance among Syrian Jews

Author: Kay Kaufman Shelemay
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1998.
Series: Chicago studies in ethnomusicology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text tells the story of the "pizmonim" as they have continued to be composed, performed and transformed through the present day; it is thus an ethnography of an important Judeo-Arabic musical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Music
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kay Kaufman Shelemay
ISBN: 0226752119 9780226752112 0226752127 9780226752129
OCLC Number: 1001942903
Awards: Short-listed for Jewish Book Council National Jewish Book Award: Sephardic Studies 1998
Description: xvi, 291 pages : music ; 23 cm.
Contents: List of Illustrations Author's Note Acknowledgments Jasmine: Poem on Sandpaper Introduction Prelude: Sur Yah El 1: Song and Remembrance Prelude: Attah El Kabbir 2: Music and Migration in a Transnational Community Prelude: Ani Ashir Lakh 3: A Judeo-Arab Musical Tradition Prelude: Ramah Evarai 4: Lived Musical Genres Prelude: Yehidah Hitna'ari 5: Individual Creativity, Collective Memory Prelude: Melekh Rahaman 6: Conclusion: A Community in Song Embroidered Rag: Poem on Umm Kulthum Notes Glossary Contents of Compact Disc Bibliography Discography Formal Interviews Music Sessions Index
Series Title: Chicago studies in ethnomusicology.
Responsibility: Kay Kaufman Shelemay.

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