Learning Recitation

Anne K. Rasmussen

in Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia

Published by University of California Press

Published in print August 2010 | ISBN: 9780520255487
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520947429 | DOI:
Learning Recitation

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Indonesians are recognized today throughout the Muslim world community, or umma, as excellent reciters, and qari's and qari'as often place among the champions in international competitions. This chapter considers how people conceptualize musical activity and organize musical patterns in ways that they can communicate to their students and peers, and in ways which communicate, in a more general sense, with their publics.

Keywords: recited Qur'an; students; Islam; musical activity; musical patterns

Chapter.  18038 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Ethnomusicology

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