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The Art of Reciting the Qur'an

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For the Muslim faithful, the familiar sound of the Qur'anic recitation is the predominant and most immediate means of contact with the Word of God. Heard day and night, on the street, in taxis, in shops, in mosques, and in homes, the sound of recitation is far more than the pervasive background music of daily life in the Arab world. It is the core of religious devotion, ...more
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Published October 15th 2010 by American University in Cairo Press (first published January 1st 1986)
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An ambitious book that disappoints in that it doesn't delve into the technical depths of recitation and its system. Overall a good introduction by a passionate devotee.
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Very interesting book about Qur'anic recitation, mostly concerning the Egyptian "school" of reciters.
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