Mediterranean Israeli Music and the Politics of the Aesthetic

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Abstract

In Mediterranean Israeli Music and the Politics of the Aesthetic, Amy Horowitz explores the popular Israeli pan-ethnic style musiqa mizrahit, from its emergence among Middle Eastern and North African Jewish immigrant communities in the 1970s to its broad acceptance in Israeli society by the mid-1990s. While several articles and book chapters on this repertory have appeared over the last two decades, this is the first English-language monograph exploring the genre; the extended format of the discussion allows Horowitz space to unpick the complexity of the social relations in which this scene is embedded.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)256-258
Number of pages3
JournalEthnomusicology Forum
Volume22
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013

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