The Art of Reciting the Qur'an / Edition 2

The Art of Reciting the Qur'an / Edition 2

by Kristina Nelson
     
 

ISBN-10: 9774245946

ISBN-13: 9789774245947

Pub. Date: 10/08/2004

Publisher: American University in Cairo Press, The

For the Muslim faithful, the familiar sound of the Qur'anic recitation is the predominant and most immediate means of contact with the Word of God.  See more details below

Overview

For the Muslim faithful, the familiar sound of the Qur'anic recitation is the predominant and most immediate means of contact with the Word of God.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789774245947
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press, The
Publication date:
10/08/2004
Edition description:
2nd
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,444,392
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Transcription Tables
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1The Text: The Qur'an1
History of the Revelation and Compilation of the Written Text1
Nature of the Text3
External Form of the Text4
Content, Language, and Style5
2Tajwid14
Introduction14
Material of Tajwid18
Sound of Tajwid21
3The Sama' Polemic32
4The Ideal Recitation of the Qur'an52
Issues53
Terminology68
Huzn89
5The Sound of the Qur'anic Recitation101
Introduction101
Murattal105
Mujawwad110
6Maintaining the Ideal Recitation of the Qur'an136
7Overlap and Separation: The Dynamics of Perception and Response153
Introduction153
The Overlap of Music and Recitation157
The Separation of Music and Recitation173
Conclusion188
App. A: Consultants192
App. BThe Seven Ahruf and the Qira'at199
Notes202
Selected Bibliography225
Postscript235
Index240

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