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Author Shannon, Jonathan Holt
Title Among the jasmine trees : music and modernity in contemporary Syria / Jonathan Holt Shannon
Imprint Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, c2006
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  ML3795 S415 2006    AVAILABLE    30520020650660
Descript xxvi, 252 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Music/culture
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-248), discography (p. 248), and index
Among the jasmine trees -- Sentiment and authentic spirit : composing Syrian modernity -- Constructing musical authenticity : history, cultural memory, emotion -- Body memory, temporality, and transformation in the dhikr -- Authentic performance and the performance of authenticity -- Tarab, sentiment, and authenticity -- Notes toward closure
Subject Music -- Social aspects -- Syria
Music -- Syria -- 21st century -- Philosophy and aesthetics
Syria -- Social life and customs -- 21st century
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