By Benjamin D. Koen
With Beyond the Roof of the World, Dr. Benjamin D. Koen finds the Western separation of therapeutic from religious and musical practices as a culturally decided phenomenon, and proves the relevance of scientific ethnomusicology in gentle of the globally spreading ICAM therapeutic practices. utilizing the tradition came across in the towering Pamir Mountains of Badakhshan Tajikistan, in a spot poetically referred to as the Roof of the realm, because the paradigm of ICAM therapeutic, Koen indicates spirituality and musicality to be in detail intertwined with one's actual lifestyles, healthiness and therapeutic. For the 1st time, Koen bridges the frequent hole among ethnomusicology and track remedy. Koen's huge learn and emersion into the Badakhstan tradition presents the reader with an "insider" point of view whereas conserving an "observer's" view, as he infuses the textual content with correct scholarship.
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