Title

Music (Ottoman Empire/Middle East),Music (Ottoman Empire/Middle East),

Document Type

Data

DOI

10.15463/ie1418.10960

Publication Date

1-1-2016

Description

The World War One years are often treated as a blank spot in the musical history of the Ottoman Empire, Middle East and North Africa – a temporary obstacle in the path of the phonographic revolution introduced at the turn of the century and that would come to full flower during the interwar period. Yet on closer inspection, music was an important medium of lament, celebration and critique for both soldiers and civilians living under the rule of competing empires. In addition, the turbulent aftermath of the war had lasting effects on musical life in the Ottoman Empire, Middle East and North Africa.,1914-1918-Online International Encyclopedia of the First World War,1914-1918-Online International Encyclopedia of the First World War,

Publisher

Bavarian State Library

Source Link

http://encyclopedia.1914-1918-online.net/article/music_ottoman_empiremiddle_east/2016-09-08

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