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Author Jarjour, Tala, author

Title Sense and sadness : Syriac chant in Aleppo / Tala Jarjour
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Emotion and the economy of aesthetics -- Edessan Christians in Hayy al-Suryan -- Eight old Syriac modes -- Chant as local knowledge -- Suryaniness -- Performing value -- Authority -- Ḥasho
Summary Connecting the struggles of the past to those so tragically familiar in the present, author Tala Jarjour considers Syriac chant as living musical practice situated in its historic, social, and cultural context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Syrian chants -- Syria -- Aleppo -- History and criticism
Church music -- Syria -- Aleppo
Church music -- Syrian Orthodox Church.
MUSIC -- Instruction & Study -- Voice.
MUSIC -- Lyrics.
MUSIC -- Printed Music -- Vocal.
Church music -- Syrian Orthodox Church.
Church music.
Syrian chants.
Syria -- Aleppo.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780190635275