Reading List


Introduction to the Interwoven project

Introduction to Nancy Um's lecture, "From City to Text to Image" (February 14, 2020), by Philip Bohlman


Aditi: The Living Arts of India. 1985. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press.

Atkinson, Niall. 2016. The Noisy Renaissance: Sound, Architecture, and Florentine Urban Life. University Park: The Pennsylvania University Press.

Benamou, Marc. 2010. Rasa: Affect and Interaction in Javanese Musical Aesthetics. New York: Oxford University Press.

Bohlman, Philip V. 2005. “Music and Religion in India.” In The Encyclopedia of Religion, 6278–87. London: Macmillan.

Byl, Julia. 2014. Antiphonal Histories: Resonant Pasts in the Toba Batak Musical Present. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press.

Chakrabarti, Arindam, ed. 2016. The Bloomsbury Research Handbook of Indian Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art. Bloomsbury Academic.

Classen, C. 1993. Worlds of Sense: Exploring the Senses in History and Across Cultures. London ; New York: Routledge.

Drobnick, Jim. 2004, “Volatile Effects: Olfactory Dimensions of Art and Architecture” in David Howes, ed. 2004, Empire of the Senses: The Sensual Culture Reader. Oxford: Berg.

Erguner, Kudsi. 2005. Journeys of a Sufi Musician. London: Saqi Press.

Hawley, John C., ed. 2008. India in Africa, Africa in India: Indian Ocean Cosmopolitanisms. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Howes, David. 2006. “Scent, Sound and Synesthesia: Intersensoriality and Material Culture Theory” in Christopher Tilley, et al (eds.), Handbook of Material Culture, London: Sage.

Klotz, Sebastian, Philip V. Bohlman, and Lars-Christian Koch, eds. 2018. Sounding Cities: Auditory Transformations in Berlin, Chicago, and Kolkata. Berlin: LIT Verlag.

Koch, Lars-Christian. 2012. My Heart Sings: Die Lieder Rabindranath Tagore zwischen Tradition und Moderne. Berlin: LIT Verlag.

Nelson, Kristina. 2001. The Art of Reciting the Qur'an. Cairo: American University of Cairo Press.

Nooshin, Laudan. 2009. 'Tomorrow is Ours': Re-Imagining Nation, Performing Youth in the New Iranian Pop Music." In Music and the Play of Power in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia. Ed. by Laudan Nooshin. London: Ashgate Press.

Ring, Laura A. 2006. Zenana: Everyday Peace in a Karachi Apartment Building. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Rubiés, Joan Pau. 2000. Travel and Ethnology in the Renaissance: South India through European Eyes, 1250-1625. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press.

Schultz, Anna. 2013. Singing a Hindu Nation: Marathi Devotional Performance and Nationalism. New York: Oxford University Press.

Schultz, Anna. 2016. "The Afterlives of Publishing: Christian Texts for Indian Jewish Song." Acta Musicologica 88, 1: 63–86.

Schwartz, Susan L. 2004. Rasa: Performing the Divine in India. New York: Columbia University Press.

Seastrand, Anna. 2013. Praise, Politics, and Language: South Indian Murals, 1500-1800 (Doctoral dissertation). Columbia University.

Stokes, Martin. 2009. “Abd al-Halim's Microphone.” in L. Nooshin, ed. Music and the Play of Power: Music, Politics, and Ideology in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia. London: Ashgate Press.

Stokes, Martin. 2002. “Silver Sounds in the Inner Citadel': Reflections on Musicology and Islam.” In H Donnan (Ed.) Interpreting Islam, 167-189. London: Sage Press.

Topp Fargion, Janet. 2014. Taarab Music in Zanzibar in the Twentieth Century: A Story of “old Is Gold” and Flying Spirits. Farnham: Ashgate.

Wade, Bonnie. 1998. Imagining Sound: An Ethnomusicological Study of Music, Art, and Culture in Mughal India. University of Chicago Press.