Palestinian Music and Song : Expression and Resistance since 1900
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- Paperback | 232 pages
- 152 x 229 x 13mm | 23g
- 07 Nov 2013
- Indiana University Press
- Bloomington, IN, United States
- 8 b&w illus.
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Table of contents
Part 1: Background
1. Palestinian Song, European Revelation, and Mission Rachel Beckles Willson
2. A Musical Catastrophe: the direct impact of the Nakba on Palestinian musicians and musical life Nader Jalal and Issa Boulos interviewed by Heather Bursheh
3. Negotiating the Elements: Palestinian Freedom Songs from 1967 to 1987 Issa Boulos
Part 2: Identity
4. Transgressing Borders with Palestinian Hip Hop Janne Louise Andersen
5. Performing Self: Between Tradition and Modernity in the West Bank Sylvia Alajaji
6. Realities for a Singer in Palestine Reem Talhami interviewed by Heather Bursheh
7. Identity, Diaspora and Resistance in Palestinian Hip Hop Randa Safieh
Part 3: Resistance
8. Performative Politics: Folklore and Popular Resistance during the First Palestinian Intifada David A. McDonald
9. Hamas' Musical Resistance Practices: Perceptions, Production, and Usage Michael Schulz and Carin Berg
10. Palestinian Music: Between Artistry and Political Resistance Stig-Magnus Thorsen
11. The Ghosts of Resistance: Dispatches from Palestinian Art and Music Yara El-Ghadban and Kiven Strohm
About Moslih Kanaaneh
Moslih Kanaaneh is a social anthropologist in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Birzeit University. His books include Talking Stones and Yearning Ruins.
Heather Bursheh is a performing musician and flute instructor at the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music, where she has also served as Deputy Director for Academic Affairs and Musical Director of the Palestine Orchestras.
David A. McDonald is Assistant Professor of Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University Bloomington and author of My Voice Is My Weapon: Music, Nationalism, and the Poetics of Palestinian Resistance.