Enchanting powers: music in the world's religions

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Distributed by Harvard University Press for the Harvard University Center for the Study of World Religions, 1997 - Music - 321 pages
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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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An Introduction
Tantrism Rasa and Javanese Gamelan Music
Whose World?

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Lawrence E. Sullivan is Professor of World Religions at the University of Notre Dame. The author of Icanchu's Drum: An Orientation to Meaning in South American Religions, he was director of Harvard University's Center for the Study of World Religions, and served as President of the American Academy of Religions (AAR).

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