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Encounters between Jewish and Muslim Musicians throughout the Ages

Amnon Shiloah

in The Convergence of Judaism and Islam

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780813036496
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813041810 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813036496.003.0014
Encounters between Jewish and Muslim Musicians throughout the Ages

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This chapter is about music and musicians. The chapter describes the collaboration of the renowned Jewish musicians and their Muslim counterparts and fleshes out important illustrations of such interaction mainly in Tunisia, Iraq, Egypt, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan. Whereas the previous chapter speaks about Arabic-Islamic songs enriching Hebrew poetry, this study turns to the influence of Jews on their non-Jewish milieu.

Keywords: musicians; musicologists; songs; singers; poets; vocal groups

Chapter.  4075 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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