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  • blog August 2, 2017

    Photo Gallery: World Sacred Music Festival 2017

    In May, we returned to Fes, Morocco for the 23rd annual World Sacred Music Festival, 13 years after our first visit. The event hosted a dazzling array of music from across the globe, spanning the spectrum of sacred and secular. … Read more »

  • interview October 8, 2008

    Joseph Braude: Music and Islam

    Author and Middle East specialist Joseph Braude provides the principal voice on Afropop Worldwide’s Hip Deep program, “Music and Islam: From Prohibition to the Science of Ecstasy.” In preparing for this program, Joseph spoke with two authorities on Islam, Professor … Read more »

  • hip-deep February 22, 2007

    Africans in the Arabian (Persian) Gulf

    Scholar and author Joseph Braude guides us through the often overlooked popular music of the Persian Gulf, the music known as Khaliji. We learn about the Africans of places like Bahrain and Kuwait–slaves of yore, their free descendents, and more … Read more »

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