1st Edition

Sufism, Music and Society in Turkey and the Middle East

ISBN 9780700711482
Published March 30, 2001 by Routledge
169 Pages

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Book Description

After decades of prohibition, Mevlana ceremonies of whirling dervishes attract renewed interest as forms of sacral music, both in formal and popular genres. This trend runs parallel to an increasing concern for cultural, ethnic and religious identities, where the rising tide of religious revivalism sets the tone.