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Traditional African and Oriental Music by Otto Karolyi

Traditional African and Oriental Music

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Traditional African and Oriental Music by Otto Karolyi
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Sep 01, 1999 | ISBN 9780140231076

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Table Of Contents

Traditional African and Oriental Music – Otto Karolyi Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter One: African Music
Introduction
Rhythm
Melody
Harmony
Instruments
General Considerations: religion; language, poetry and music; drama, dance and music; improvisation; music and musicians in the community
Chapter Two: Islam and Music
Introduction
Rhythm
Melody
Harmony
Instruments
General Considerations: religion; Qur’an recitations; the call to prayer; the Prophet’s birthday; hymns in praise of the Prophet; Sufi worship; postlude
Chapter Three: The Indian Subcontinent
Introduction
Rhythm
Melody
Harmony
Instruments
General Considerations: religion: Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Islam; qawwali; dance and music; ragamala paintings
Chapter Four: China and Tibet
Introduction
Rhythm
Melody
Harmony
Instruments
General Considerations: religion: Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism; Peking opera; Tibet; dance in China and Tibet; epic songChapter Five: The Far East
Introduction: Japan
Background
Rhythm
Melody
Harmony
Instruments
Instrumental and theatrical ensembles: Gagaku, Bunraku, Kabuki and Noh
General considerations: religion: Shinto, Buddhism in Japan, Zen

Indonesia: (i) Java; (ii) Bali
Background
Rhythm
Melody
Harmony
Instruments
Theatrical ensembles and music
Bali

Afterword
Select Bibliography
Discography
Notes
Index

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