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Mixing Musics - a book by Jackson, Maureen

Mixing Musics

Turkish Jewry and the Urban Landscape of a Sacred Song

Mixing Musics( )
Author: Jackson, Maureen
Series title:Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Stanford University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

This book traces the mixing of musical forms and practices in Istanbul to illuminate multiethnic music-making and its transformations across the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. It focuses on the Jewish religious repertoire known as the Maftirim, which developed in parallel with "secular" Ottoman court music. Through memoirs, personal interviews, and new archival sources, the book explores areas often left out of those histories of the region that focus primarily on Jewish...
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Detailed Subjects: Music / Religious / Jewish
History / Jewish
Music / Religious / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.2 Inches

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