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Music

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Egyptians love music, although, as this chapter argues, it was seen as a distraction and not something serious. It explains that male musicians would usually sing and play an instrument, and were ... More


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