Memory, music, and religion: Morocco's mystical chanters

Examining foundations : the formation of the Islamic chanter tradition -- The Islamic engagement with memory : remembrance as a way of knowing -- The chanter's texts : the transformation of memory's heritage -- The chanter's classical text : tools for the master of memory -- Alternati...

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Main Author: Waugh, Earle H. 1936-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Columbia, S.C. University of South Carolina Press 2005
Series/Journal:Studies in comparative religion
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Morocco / Sufism / Dervish / Singing / Ritual
Further subjects:B Singing Religious aspects Islam
B Memory Religious aspects Islam
B Sufism Rituals
B Morocco
B Sufism Morocco
B Rituals
B Dervishes Morocco
B Religious aspects Islam
B Music Religious aspects Islam
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Summary:Examining foundations : the formation of the Islamic chanter tradition -- The Islamic engagement with memory : remembrance as a way of knowing -- The chanter's texts : the transformation of memory's heritage -- The chanter's classical text : tools for the master of memory -- Alternative and visionary pasts : the impact of other memories -- Remembered sacred sounds : the music of the Munshidīn -- The contemporary Munshid : between memory and attestation -- The Munshidīn, memory, and religion.
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:1570035679