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Musical Ethics and IslamThe Art of Playing the Ney$
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Banu Senay

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780252043024

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: September 2020

DOI: 10.5622/illinois/9780252043024.001.0001

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Breath and Reed

Breath and Reed

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(p.46) Chapter Two Breath and Reed
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Musical Ethics and Islam
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Banu Şenay

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University of Illinois Press
DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252043024.003.0003

This is the first of three chapters that sketches out the core perceptual and sensorial transformations that learners go through as they attend to new ways of hearing, listening, and playing. The starting point is the first and ultimately most esteemed action in ney playing: crafting a beautiful sound. To which particular sonic qualities must novices pay attention in their sound-work? What new aural perceptions are at work here? The discussion in this chapter shows that to gain competence in ‘sound-ing well’ also means to enter into the material world of the ‘willful’ reed and to skillfully engage with it.

Keywords:   breath, ney, sound, reed, sensorial transformation, aural perceptions, sound-work, materiality

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