Précis: I found this to be one of the most enlightening articles that I have seen on the topic of indigenous music and copyright law. Its practical application to music producers of all music and… Read more.
In this article I will be taking a look at the Awlad ‘Ali, a Bedouin tribe in the northwest of Egypt, and their perception of social modesty called hasham as seen in Lila Abu Lughod’s classic ethnography, Veiled… Read more.
Review: written in 2012 Making Music in the Arab World: The Culture and Artistry of Tarab. Ali Jihad Racy. 2003. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge Middle East Studies, 17. xvi, 248 pp., 10 photographs, glossary,… Read more.
There aren’t many Arab dance ethnographies in ethnomusicology, and this one in particular is important for Arab dancers to understand. I wrote this in 2011. A Trade Like Any Other By Karin Van Nieuwkerk Introduction:… Read more.