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Author Burgh, Theodore W.

Title Listening to the artifacts : music culture in ancient Palestine / Theodore W. Burgh.

Published New York : T & T Clark International, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  780.933 BURG    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 181 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-173) and index.
Contents 1. Why study the music culture of ancient Israel/Palestine? -- 2. What kinds of instruments did the ancients play, and what might these instruments tell us? -- 3. Sex and gender in musical performance : who were the musicians in ancient Israel and the surrounding Near East? -- 4. What were the performance contexts? : religious and secular musical performance in ancient Israel -- 5. "A little elbow room, please?" : exploring performance space in Ancient Israel/Palestine -- 6. What does the future hold for the archaeomusicology of ancient Israel?
Subject Music -- Middle East -- To 500 -- History and criticism.
Musical instruments, Ancient -- Middle East.
Performance practice (Music) -- Middle East.
Middle East -- Antiquities.
ISBN 056702542X
0567025527 (pbk.)