Sam Mirelman is Research Associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. He holds an MMus from King's College London and a Ph.D. (music) from SUNY Buffalo. He has written extensively on music archaeology, and especially the music of the ancient Near East.
This volume examines the perception of music’s past, in all its historical, geographical and cultural breadth. The wide-ranging collection of papers address the interpretation of past music cultures from the earliest records of antiquity until the present.
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