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Author Witulski, Christopher, author

Title The gnawa lions : authenticity and opportunity in Moroccan ritual music / Christopher Witulski
Published Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 181 pages)
Series Public cultures of the Middle East and North Africa
Public cultures of the Middle East and North Africa.
Contents Minute in Meknes -- Defending ritual authority -- African routes and sufi roots -- Making a living as a contemporary ritual musician -- New opportunities -- Light rhythms and heavy spirits -- Fighting new demands -- Heritage and hybridity -- New authorities and authenticities
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 03, 2018)
Subject Gnawa (Brotherhood)
Music -- Morocco -- Religious aspects.
West Africans -- Morocco -- Music -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018029493
ISBN 025303678X (electronic book)
9780253036780 (electronic book)
(hardcover) (alkaline paper)