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The Voice in the Drum: Music, Language, and Emotion in Islamicate South Asia

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Based on extensive research in India and Pakistan, this new study examines the ways drumming and voices interconnect over vast areas of South Asia and considers what it means for instruments to be voice-like and carry textual messages in particular contexts. Richard K. Wolf employs a hybrid, novelistic form of presentation in which the fictional protagonist Muharram Ali, a ...more
Hardcover, 408 pages
Published October 21st 2014 by University of Illinois Press
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