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The voice of Egypt : Umm Kulthūm, Arabic song, and Egyptian society in the twentieth century

Author: Virginia Danielson
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Series: Chicago studies in ethnomusicology
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [4th printing]View all editions and formats
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Umm Kulthum was a celebrated musical performer in the Arab world, and her songs still permeate the international airwaves. This, the first English-language biography, chronicles her life and career.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Danielson
ISBN: 0226136116 9780226136110 9780226136127 0226136124
OCLC Number: 884523600
Awards: Short-listed for Association for Recorded Sound Collections Award: Excellence in the Recorded Folk or Ethnic Field 1998
Description: 273 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Preface Technical Note 1: "The Voice and Face of Egypt" 2: Childhood in the Egyptian Delta 3: Beginning in Cairo 4: Media, Style, and Idiom 5: "The Golden Age of Umm Kulthum" and Two Cultural Formations 6: "The Voice of Egypt": The Artists' Work and Shared Aesthetics 7: Umm Kulthum and a New Generation Legacies of a Performer Glossary Notes References Sources for the Illustrations Index
Series Title: Chicago studies in ethnomusicology
Responsibility: Virginia Danielson.

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