Browse School of Music by Subject "History, Middle Eastern"

  • Shehab, Yaz (1996)
    This study examines the music, lives, works, and culture of Contemporary Egyptian Music and its composers. The music, sometimes referred to as Egyptian Western-influenced art music or Twentieth Century Egyptian music, ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (7MB)Restricted to U of Illinois
  • Movahed, Azin (1993)
    In view of the fact that the Ney-e Haftband is the only wind tradition in classical Persian music, the lack of attention paid to it in previous scholarly studies is rather surprising. This dissertation is a study of the ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (9MB)Restricted to U of Illinois
  • Danielson, Virginia Louise (1991)
    This dissertation attempts to account for the phenomenal popularity of Umm Kulthum (1904?-1975), considered the most famous singer in the Arab world, whose repertory came to be viewed as a model of modern, yet authentically ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (20MB)Restricted to U of Illinois