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Music in the World of Islam: A Socio-Cultural Study

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The story of music told in this book begins in pre-Islamic times with musical forms that bear strong imprints of the Bedouin's tribal way of life. Pre-Islamic music can be viewed as the forerunner of the art music that acquired a foothold after the advent of Islam. The history of Arab music then became inextricably entwined with the musical traditions of the conquered land ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published August 1st 2001 by Wayne State University Press (first published July 1st 1994)
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