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The Arab Avant-Garde
Thomas Burkhalter, Kay Dickinson, Benjamin J Harbert
From jazz trumpeters drawing on the noises of warfare in Beirut to female heavy metallers in Alexandria, the Arab culture offers a wealth of exciting, challenging, and diverse musics. The essays in this collection investigate the plethora of compo...
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"In this welcome volume, Burkhalter introduces the reader to a string of flourishing, cosmopolitan alternative music scenes in Beirut, via a survey of several musical genres (electronica, jazz, rap, metal and others), an in-depth discussion of several tracks and a contextual history of Lebanese popular music." --Abigail Wood, University of Haifa, Israel, Ethnomusicology Forum "The book starts expressing its ethno-musicological attitude towards the whole subject...Thomas Burkhalter succeeded to give me as a reader the chance to understand the contemporary lifeworld behind it, from various viewpoints. It leaves me with checking the music, making my own selection based upon what I consider as discovering creative messages, while focusing on the creative quality alone this time." - Psychemusic.org
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Thomas Burkhalter is an ethnomusicologist, music journalist, and cultural producer from Bern, Switzerland.
Introduction PART I: Theory and Methodology - Music Making in a Digitalized World 1. Globalization and Digitalization in Music 2. Theoretical Frame 3. Methodological Approach PART II: Ethnography - Musicians from Beirut Born During the Lebanese Civil War 4. Experimental Music 5. Metal Music and Classic Rock 6. Urban Music 7. Rap 8. Transnational Networks (Human Hubs) 9. Music as a Media Product 10. Musicians as Actors PART III: Analysis - Six Key Tracks from Beirut 11. Zeid Hamdan: "Aranis" (Remixed) 12. Garo Gdanian: "Remains of a Bloodbath" 13. Mazen Kerbaj: "Blblb Flblb," "ZRRRT," "PIIIIIIIIIIII" 14. Raed Yassin: "Civil War Tapes" 15. Charbel Haber: "Track 5" 16. Rayess Bek: "Schizophrenia" PART IV: History - Sonic Traces from the Past and Present 17. Ground Setting: The Urbanization and Europeanization of Music in the Arab World 18. Modern Music from Cairo - Old Music from Aleppo 19. European Music and Christian Hymns in Beirut (1926 - 1948) 20. The Creation of a "Lebanese Music" (1948 - 1967) 21. Nasserism versus Tourism (1952 - 1967) 22. The Rise of Dissident Culture and Alternative Music (1968 - 1975) 23. Bombs, Protest, Propaganda and Rock Music from the Lebanese Civil War (1975 - 1990) 24. Pan-Arabic Pop and the 2006 War PART V: Meaning - Reading Lebanese Music Making from Different Perspectives 25. Historical Perspectives 26. Socio-Political Perspectives 27. Geo-Political Perspectives 28. Psychological Perspectives 29. Aesthetical Perspectives 30. Euro-American Perspectives Conclusion