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Music and Song in Persia (RLE Iran B)

The Art of Avaz

By Lloyd Miller

Routledge – 2011 – 396 pages

Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

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    978-0-415-61728-4
    February 27th 2011

Description

This book is the first full-length analysis of the theory and practice of Persian singing, demonstrating the centrality of Persian elements in the music of the Islamic Middle Ages, their relevance to both contemporary and traditional Iranian music and their interaction with classical Persian poetry and metrics.

Contents

List of Figures. List of Tables. Transliteration of Persian Letters. Preface. 1. Historical Background of Persia and Persian Music 2. Music, Islam, Mysticism and Proper Performance 3. Preservation and Propagation of Persian Music 4. The Theory of Persian Music 5. Persian Vocal Music 6. Background of Perso-Arab Poetic Structure Conclusion. Appendices. Epilogue. Bibliography. Glossary of Terms and Persons. General Index.

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  1. Middle East Studies

Name: Music and Song in Persia (RLE Iran B): The Art of Avaz (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Lloyd Miller. This book is the first full-length analysis of the theory and practice of Persian singing, demonstrating the centrality of Persian elements in the music of the Islamic Middle Ages, their relevance to both contemporary and traditional Iranian music and...
Categories: Middle East Studies