Sufism, Music and Society in Turkey and the Middle East


After decades of prohibition, Mevlana ceremonies of whirling dervishes attract renewed interest as forms of sacral music, both in formal and popular genres. This trend runs parallel to an increasing concern for cultural, ethnic and religious identities, where the rising tide of religious revivalism sets the tone.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Anders Hammarlund
  • Dag Österberg
  • Amnon Shiloah
  • Walter Feldman
  • İlker Evrİm BİnbaŞ
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Richmond, England
Publication year:
  • 1999