Īsāwiyya recitation of the fātiḥa to begin the ḥizb.

Īsāwiyya of La Marsa.


  • Īsāwiyya of La Marsa reciting the opening verse (fātiḥa) of the Qur'an to begin their devotional ceremony (ḥaḍra) during their pilgrimage to the shrine of Sīdī 'Alī Ḥaṭṭāb.

    Keywords: Sufi recitation; ritual music; 'Īsāwiyya Sufi order; Tunisia.

    Accompanies chapter 2, musical example 2.1 of: Jankowsky, Richard C. Ambient Sufism: Ritual Niches and the Social Work of Musical Form. ... read more
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  • "'Īsāwiyya recitation of the fātiḥa to begin the ḥizb." 'Īsāwiyya of La Marsa. Audio recording by Richard Jankowsky, Tunis, Tunisia, 2009.
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