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Classical Persian Music

An Introduction

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674434943

Publication Date: 01/01/1973

223 pages

30 halftones, 1 map, musical illustrations throughout text

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With the growing interest in ethnomusicology, Asian music has become a subject of study in numerous Western universities, and concerts and recordings of Asian artists reach large audiences, influencing Western musical style. Ella Zonis, in her study of this new area of ethnomusicology, presents a definitive and highly readable introduction to Persian classical music. She includes background material as well as specifics on the theory and practice of art music.

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