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Ethnomusicology: Middle East

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Electro Chaabi

Music in Afghanistan

Ethnomusicologist Mark Slobin's fieldwork in Afghanistan from 1967-1972 is showcased on this site. It includes field notes, photos, film and sound recordings, as well as online access to his book, Music in the Culture of Northern Afghanistan.


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Listen to an NPR story on Umm Kulthum, famed Egyptian singer, with commentary by Virginia Danielson