Companion site to the book Ambient Sufism: Ritual Niches and the Social Work of Musical form (University of Chicago Press, 2020) by Richard C. Jankowsky

RITUAL as RESOURCE: Set List Modularity and the Cultural Politics of Staging Sufi Music

Video Files

Video Example 6.1

Television feature on el-Hadhra by the Carthage International Festival (Obtained from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yt4gtQdvfhc)

Video Example 6.2

“Lawlā al-Luṭf” (Without the Grace of God) excerpt from el-Hadhra, featuring jazz arrangement (Obtained from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36oysXWSNJs&list=PLlk5q9svY2kK2IiSg93wgr4dPG6eLGg2j)

Additional Figures

Photo of dancers and mizwid player
Photo of dancers and mizwid player from el-Hadhra 2010. Photo by Samy Snoussi.
Photo of electric guitarist
Photo of electric guitarist from el-Hadhra 2010. Photo by Samy Snoussi.