Enchanting powers: music in the world's religions
Distributed by Harvard University Press for the Harvard University Center for the Study of World Religions, 1997 - Music - 321 pages
The Confucian Sacrificial Ceremony, the Choctaw ball game, the "drum history" of the Dagbamba, the chanting of the Qur'an--these are some of the topics addressed in this collection of essays by eminent musicologists, anthropologists, historians, and religionists as they consider the intersection of musics and religions in different world cultures.
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Abhinavagupta Abulafia aesthetic African American Arabic ballad Ballgame called ceremonial songs chanted Chicago chief chieftaincy Choctaw Choctaw religious classical Confucian Confucian ceremony Confucius consciousness context cosmic cultural Dagbamba Dagbon dancers deity divine drum history drummers dynasty Ethnomusicology example flute gamelan gendhing genres Ghana Hasidic historicism Historicist human hymns Idel Indian indigenous ingkang instruments interpretation Islamic Java Javanese Jewish music Kabbalah kabbalistic Kuwai listening magic means medicine songs meditation melodies milad Ming dynasty mosque musicians Muslim Mystical Experience myth mythic Naa Luro perception Persian music pilgrimage played political prayer Prophet puddli qawwali Qur'an Rabbi rasa sejati recitation religious practices repertories sacred Sacrificial Ceremony San Felipe scholars sense Sephardic song shamans singing Social Dance society soul South Asian spiritual structure Sufi music Sufism sung symbolic Tantric Temple texts tradition transformation twentieth century University Press Wakuenai words world musics world religions Yueh