Excerpt of the Shishtrī section of the Īsāwiyya ceremony.

Īsāwiyya of La Marsa.


  • Īsāwiyya of La Marsa performing the Shishtrī section (Andalusī song) of their devotional ceremony (ḥaḍra) during a ceremony at the shrine of Sīdī Belḥassen. Excerpt illustrates the concept of Sequential Intensification with rhythmic modulations from bṭāyḥī to dkhul brāwil to khatm.

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

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  • "Excerpt of the Shishtrī section of the Īsāwiyya ceremony." 'Īsāwiyya of La Marsa. Video recording by Richard Jankowsky, Tunis, Tunisia, 2014.
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