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By John Baily
In the Seventies John Baily performed vast ethnomusicological examine in Afghanistan, largely within the urban of Herat but additionally in Kabul. Then, with Taraki’s coup in 1978, got here clash, warfare, and the dispersal of many musicians to destinations in every single place. This new ebook is the end result of Baily’s additional examine on Afghan tune over the 35 years that undefined. This took him to Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, the united states, Australia and elements of Europe - London, Hamburg and Dublin. prepared chronologically, the narrative lines the series of political occasions - from 1978, throughout the Soviet invasion, to the arrival of the Taliban and, ultimately, the aftermath of the US-led invasion in 2001. He examines the results of the ever-changing scenario at the lives and works of Afghan musicians, following person musicians in interesting element. on the center of his research are privileged vignettes of ten musical personalities - a few of neighbors, and a few newly stumbled on. the result's a outstanding own memoir via an eminent ethnomusicologist identified for his deep dedication to Afghanistan, Afghan musicians and Afghan musical tradition.
John Baily is additionally an ethnographic filmmaker. 4 of his movies on the subject of his examine are integrated at the DVD that accompanies the text.
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War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistan: The Ethnographer’s Tale (SOAS Musicology Series) by John Baily