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The music road : coherence and diversity in music from the Mediterranean to India

Author: Reinhard Strohm
Publisher: Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2020.
Series: Proceedings of the British Academy, 233.; British Academy scholarship online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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'The Music Road' contains contributions on musical cultures from the Mediterranean to India which brings together historical research, philology and ethnographic fieldwork to revive the differentiated voices of this world region. It is here referred to as 'the Music Road', to emphasise the musical traditions in this western half of the 'Silk Road', and the transitional nature of its cultural migrations and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Reinhard Strohm
ISBN: 9780191889394 0191889393
OCLC Number: 1137796985
Notes: This edition previously issued in print: 2019.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Contents: The Music Road: an expedition across time and space / Reinhard Strohm --
The Middle East in music history: An ethnomusicological perspective / Martin Stokes --
Sonic entanglements, visual records and the Gandharan nexus / Gabriela Currie --
Persian 'snap': Iranian dancers in Gandhra / Ciro Lo Muzio --
Listening between the lines: Alexander's musical legacy in Italy (13th-15th centuries) / Donatella Restani --
Mysticism's musical modalities: Philosophies of audition in medieval Persian Sufism / Andrew Hicks --
Samac intertwined in practice: Eight treatises from the ninth to fifteenth centuries / Lisa Nielson --
Writing the history of unwritten music: On the treatise of Darwesh 'Ali Changi (17th c.) / Slawomira Zeranska-Kominek --
Bridging the Safavid-Ottoman divide / Owen Wright --
Musical instruments and world history: A case study of the guitar in the Republic of Turkey / Kevin Dawe --
The 'Nautch', the Veil, and the Bayadere: The Indian dance as musical nexus / Margaret Walker --
Maud MacCarthy: 'The musicking body' / Nalini Ghuman --
The music of the modern Greeks in Western and Eastern music literature, from the ninth to the 19th century / Katy Romanou --
A typology of Western music and theatre activity in South-East Europe, the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea region in premodern times (16th-19th century) / Walter Puchner --
Orientalism in the art music of the Ionian islands / Kostas Kardamis --
European itinerant opera and operetta companies touring in the Near and Middle East / Avra Xepapadakou --
From 'rhapsodic gypsy' to 'gypsy rhapsody' / Anna G. Piotrowska.
Series Title: Proceedings of the British Academy, 233.; British Academy scholarship online.
Responsibility: Reinhard Strohm.

Abstract:

'The Music Road' contains contributions on musical cultures from the Mediterranean to India which brings together historical research, philology and ethnographic fieldwork to revive the differentiated voices of this world region. It is here referred to as 'the Music Road', to emphasise the musical traditions in this western half of the 'Silk Road', and the transitional nature of its cultural migrations and coherences.

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