Shiloah, Amnon: Music in the World of Islam (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9780859679619

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Subtitle: A Socio-Cultural History

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Introduction; Pre-Islamic Music; The Rise of Islam; The First Dynastic Caliphate; Islam and Music; The Science of Music; Decentralisation and Advent of Local Styles; From Constantinople to Kashmir; The Advent of Recent Trends; Scales, Modes, Rhythms; Improvised and Compound Compositions; Dance; Folk Music Traditions; Bibliography; Index.