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Unformatted text preview: • qawwali singer from Pakistan • qawwali : Sufi devotional music that includes religious texts and virtuosic improvisation • leading performer, who also introduced new lyrics & modern instruments and also collaborated with foreign musicians • did surprising & controversial things Eddie Vedder (b. 1966) • Lead singer for rock band Pearl Jam • Socially conscious • Figurehead of grunge “The Face of Love” (1996) • South Asian percussion instruments • Harmonium (droning sound, lower right) • Acoustic guitar • Urdu + English vocals • Secular/sacred lyrical mixture considered by some to be sacrilegious • Appropriateness? Gains? Challenges? Radiohead, “Idioteque” (2000) • Guitar-centric rock band turns to hybrid involving technology & avant-garde o spare electronic beats o samples avant-garde 1973 computer music from Paul Lansky o apocalyptic, fragmentary lyrics...
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- Fall '11
- rock band, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Portable media players, American Pop Music, Nusrat Fateh Ali, various musical/cultural boundaries