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Women, the recited Qur'an, and Islamic music in Indonesia [electronic resource] /Anne K. Rasmussen.

By: Rasmussen, Anne K.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2010Description: 1 online resource (xx, 312 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780520947429 (electronic bk.); 0520947428 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Islamic music -- Indonesia -- History and criticism | Qur�an -- Recitation | Muslim women -- Indonesia -- Social conditions | Women in Islam -- Indonesia | History and criticism | Indonesia | Islamic music | Koran | Muslim women | Recitation | Social conditions | Women in Islam | Fine Arts | MUSIC -- Religious -- Muslim | MUSIC / EthnomusicologyGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.DDC classification: 781.7/7008209598 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Setting the scene -- Hearing Islam in the atmosphere -- Learning recitation : the institutionalization of the recited Qur'an -- Celebrating religion and nation : the festivalization of the Qur'an -- Performing piety through Islamic musical arts -- Rethinking women, music, and Islam.
Summary: Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Contemporary Indonesia takes readers to the heart of religious musical praxis in Indonesia, home to the largest Muslim population in the world. Anne K. Rasmussen explores a rich 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. Based on unique and revealing ethnographic research beginning at the end of Suharto's "New Order" and continuing into the era of "Reformation," the book considers the powerful.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-295) and index.

Setting the scene -- Hearing Islam in the atmosphere -- Learning recitation : the institutionalization of the recited Qur'an -- Celebrating religion and nation : the festivalization of the Qur'an -- Performing piety through Islamic musical arts -- Rethinking women, music, and Islam.

Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Contemporary Indonesia takes readers to the heart of religious musical praxis in Indonesia, home to the largest Muslim population in the world. Anne K. Rasmussen explores a rich 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. Based on unique and revealing ethnographic research beginning at the end of Suharto's "New Order" and continuing into the era of "Reformation," the book considers the powerful.

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