Song from the land of fire: Continuity and change Azerbaijanian mugam

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Abstract

This book examines Azerbaijani musical culture of the soviet and post-soviet era with a special focus on mugam. Mugam, bringing together classical poetry with musical improvisation, is examined as a symbol of both continuity and adaptability in response to the social, political and gender dynamics of the Soviet Union.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages264
ISBN (Electronic)9780203821732
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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