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Islamic liturgy sound recording : songs and dance at a meeting of dervishes / recorded and edited by John Levy ; notes by Martin Lings

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Data Source
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
Notes
Notes, transcriptions, and translations by Dr. Martin Lings in booklet (8 p. : with facsimiles) inserted in original cover.
Cover by Designers Collaborative.
"Notes, transcriptions and translations by Dr. Martin Lings, many of them quoted or paraphrased from his book on Shaikh Ahmad al-'Alawī, shortly to be published under the title of 'A Moslem Saint of the Twentieth Century'." --text from notes.
Side 2 is title "The Sacred Dance" on label.
Various performers.
Recorded in London by John Levy (per notes).
Related materials may be found in the Moses and Frances Asch Collection, also held by this repository. Related materials may include correspondence between the studio, producers, and/or performers; original cover art designs; original production materials; business records; and audiotapes from studio production.
Track information
101. Suratu 'r-Rahman (Chapter of the All-Merciful, Qoran Ch. LV vvl-16)
102. Ode / by Shu aib Abu Madyan
103. Ode by Ghazali
104. Ode / by Ahmad al-'Alawi
105. Ode / by Ahmad al-'Alawi
106. Ode / by Ahmad al-'Alawi
107. The Call to Prayer (Adhan) : Blessings on the Prophet / Middle East
108. Supplications for Mercy
109. Sunset Prayer (Salatu 'l Maghrib Al-Fatihah, Qoran Ch. 1)
110. After the Prayer
201. Suratu 'l-Waqi'ah (The Chapter of the Event of Doom, Qoran Ch. LVI vvl-40)
202. The Shahadah (Litany of Praise for the Prophet, Qoran Ch. XXXIII v. 56)
203. Mawlid (Ode in Honor of the Prophet) / by Muhammad al-'Azab
204. End of the Mawlid
205. End of the Tarhib (Invocation of the Divine Name)
205. The Sacred Dance (Al-Hadrah-The Presence)
Publisher number
FR 8943 Folkways Records
Repository Loc.
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email: rinzlerarchives@si.edu
Creator
Levy, John 1910-1976
commentator
Lings, Martin
Date
1960
Physical description
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type
Phonograph records
Topic
Islam--Liturgy
Koranic recitations
Dervishes
Islamic music
World music
Title
Islamic liturgy : Koran : call to prayer, odes, litany / recorded by John Levy ; annotated by Martin Lings
Restrictions & Rights
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Place
India
Local number
Folkways 8943