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Title The music of Central Asia / edited by Theodore Levin, Saida Daukeyeva, and Elmira Kochumkulova.

Publication Info. Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, 2016.


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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.958 MUS    Available
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Description xxii, 676 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Music in Central Asia : an overview / Theodore Levin -- Musical instruments in Central Asia / Theodore Levin -- Introduction to Central Asian epic traditions / Elmira Kochumkulova -- The Kyrgyz epic Manas / Elmira Kochumkulova -- Oral epic in Kazakhstan : Korughly and a dynasty of great Jyraus / Uljan Baibosynova -- Music of the Karakalpaks. Part 1, The epic world of the Karakalpaks : jyrau and baqsy / Frederic Leotar -- Music of the Karakalpaks. Part 2, Qyssakhan : performer of written and oral literature / Kalmurza Kurbanov and Saida Daukeyeva -- The art of the Turkmen bagshy / Jamilya Gurbanova -- The Turkmen dutar / David Fossum -- Kyrgyz wisdom songs : Terme Yrlary / Elmira Kochumkulova -- Aqyns and improvised-poetry competitions among the Kazakhs and Kyrgyz / Elmira Kochumkulova and Jangul Qojakhmetova -- Singing traditions of the Kazakhs / Alma Kunanbaeva -- Kyrgyz funeral laments / Elmira Kochumkulova -- Kyrgyz wedding songs / Elmira Kochumkulova -- Narrative instrumental music. Part 1, Kazakh kui / Saida Daukeyeva -- Narrative instrumental music. Part 2, Kyrgyz kuu / Nurlanbek Nyshanov -- Kyrgyz jaw harps / Nurlanbek Nyshanov -- The Kazakh qobyz : between tradition and modernity / Saida Daukeyeva -- Dombyra performance, migration, and memory among Mongolian Kazakhs / Saida Daukeyeva -- Maqom traditions of the Tajiks and Uzbeks / Will Sumits and Theodore Levin -- The Uyghur muqam / Rachel Harris -- New images of Azerbaijani mugham in the twentieth century / Aida Huseynova -- Popular classics : traditional singer-songwriters in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan / Theodore Levin -- Religious music and chant in the culture of sedentary dwellers / Aleksandr Djumaev -- Sufism and the ceremony of zikr in Ghulja / Mukaddas Mijit -- Dastan performance among the Uyghurs / Rahile Dawut and Elise Anderson -- Female musicians in Uzbekistan : Otin-oy, Dutarchi, and Maqomchi / Razia Sultanova -- Music in the city of Bukhara / Theodore Levin and Aleksandr Djumaev -- Music and culture in Badakhshan / Theodore Levin -- The maddoh tradition of Badakhshan / Benjamin D. Koen -- Qasoid-khoni in the Wakhan valley of Badakhshan / Chorshanbe Goibnazarov -- Falak : spiritual songs of the mountain Tajiks / Faroghat Azizi -- Revitalizing musical traditions : the Aga Khan music initiative / Theodore Levin -- Cultural renewal in Kyrgyzstan : neo-traditionalism and the new era in Kyrgyz music / Raziya Syrdybaeva -- Popular music in Uzbekistan / Kerstin Klenke -- Innovation in tradition : some examples from music and theater in Uzbekistan / Aleksandr Djumaev -- Tradition-based popular music in contemporary Tajikistan / Federico Spinetti.
Summary The Music of Central Asia balances "insider" and "outsider" perspectives with contributions by 27 authors from 14 countries, who explore the diverse msucial traditions of nomads and sedentary dwellers; the transformation of music and culture from the past to the present day; and the important role music has played in the history of Central Asia. From the Pami Mountains of Tajikistan to the Kazakh steppe, the old Silk Road city of Bukhara, and the urbane arts scene of contemporary Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, music and musical life come alive through vivid writing, copious illustrations, and 189 audio and video examples available on a companion website. With profiles of musicians, listening guides, study questions, and an illustrated glossary of musical instruments.
Subject Music -- Asia, Central -- History and criticism.
Added Author Levin, Theodore Craig, editor.
Daukeeva, Saida Diasovna, editor.
Kȯchu̇mkulova, Ėlmira, editor.
ISBN 9780253017512 (hardcover)

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