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Author Katz, Israel J.
Title Henry George Farmer and the First International Congress of Arab Music (Cairo 1932) / by Israel J. Katz with the collaboration of Sheila M. Craik and a foreword by Amnon Shiloah.
Imprint Boston ; Leiden : Brill, 2015.

Series Islamic history and civilization studies and texts ; v. 115
Islamic history and civilization ; v. 115.
Subject Farmer, Henry George, 1882-1965.
International Congress of Arab Music (1st : 1932 : Cairo, Egypt)
Arabs -- Music -- History and criticism.
Alt Name Craik, Sheila M.
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note English.
Contents Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Figures; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 The Genesis of the Farmer Project; Chapter 2 Henry George Farmer: His Life and Works to His Fiftieth Birthday; 2.1 Farmer's Early Years (1882-1903); 2.2 1903-13 (including His Resignation from The Royal Artillery Band); 2.3 Beginnings in Glasgow (1914-18); 2.4 Glasgow University Years (1918-26); 2.5 Post-Doctoral Years (1926-32); Chapter 3 The First International Congress of Arab Music(Cairo, 1932); 3.1 Historical and Political Background; 3.2 Egypt's Musical Life, Especially Cairo's from 1800 to 1932.
3.3 The Cairo Congress: Its Genesis and Preparation3.4 How Farmer Became Involved with the Congress; Chapter 4 Farmer's "Itinerary of Visit to Cairo"; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Travel Journal "Itinerary"; 4.3 The Photos Taken by Kurt Schindler during the Course of the Congress; Chapter 5 The Commission of History and Manuscripts; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Minutes of the Commission of History and Manuscripts; 5.3 Report of the Commission on History and Manuscripts Submitted to the Plenary Session of the Congress of Arabian Music 1st April, 1932; Chapter 6 Afterthoughts and Follow-Up.
Appendix 1 Farmer's Publications on Music to 1934 (Military, Arab, and Scottish)Appendix 2 Arabic and Persian Manuscripts Examined by Farmer (to 1932); Appendix 3 Fox Strangways-Farmer Exchanges; Appendix 4 Participating Countries and Their Delegates; Appendix 5 Regulations for the Arab Music Congress under [the] Patronage of H.M. the King; Appendix 6 The Seven Commissions (Cairo, 1932); Appendix 7 Invited Musical Ensembles (Cairo, 1932); Appendix 8 Recueil des Travaux du Congrès de Musique Arabe (Contents); Appendix 9 A Short History of the Arabian Musical Scale.
Appendix 10 A Private Congratulatory Meeting [Held at the Congress in Honor ofFarmer] (Cairo, 1932)Appendix 11 Dr. Farmer's Valedictory Address at the Closing of the Congress; Appendix 12 Dr. Farmer's Letters to His Family (from Cairo); Appendix 13 Correspondence Relating to the European Delegations at the Congress; Appendix 14 Farmer's Union Speech (Dublin, Nov. 17, 1929) (fc 74); Appendix 15 Farmer's Lecture on the Music of the Hebrews1 (Glasgow, 1932); Bibliography; General Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789004284142 (electronic bk.)
9004284141 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/9789004284142
OCLC # 906026053
Additional Format Print version: Katz, Israel J. Henry George Farmer and the First International Congress of Arab Music (Cairo 1932) 9789004263192 (DLC) 2014043634 (OCoLC)895388076