Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia

Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia

by Anne Rassmussen (Author)

Synopsis

Takes readers to the heart of religious musical praxis in Indonesia, home to the largest Muslim population in the world. This title explores a public soundscape, where women recite the divine texts of the Qur'an, and where an extraordinary diversity of Arab-influenced Islamic musical styles and genres, also performed by women, flourishes.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
Publisher: University of California Press
Published: 10 Sep 2010

ISBN 10: 0520255496
ISBN 13: 9780520255494