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Author Kapchan, Deborah A. (Deborah Anne)

Title Traveling spirit masters : Moroccan Gnawa trance and music in the global marketplace / Deborah Kapchan.

Imprint Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    781.7292 KAP    Available
Description xiii, 325 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Music/culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-313) and index.
Contents Emplacement -- Intoxication -- "A gesture narrowly divides us from chaos" : gesture and word in trance time -- Working the spirits : the entranced body, the entranced word -- On the threshold of a dream -- The chellah gardens -- Money and the spirit -- In France with the Gnawa -- Narratives of epiphany : indexing global links -- Possessing Gnawa culture : displaying sound, creating history in Dar Gnawa -- Conclusion: The alchemy of the musical imagination.
Subject Gnawa (Brotherhood)
Music, Influence of.
Music -- Physiological effect.
Trance music -- Morocco.
Islamic music -- Morocco.
ISBN 9780819568519 (cloth : alk. paper)
0819568511 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780819568526 (pbk. : alk. paper)
081956852X (pbk. : alk. paper)

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