Masgid Sultan Abu el-Eala: Sheikh Shaaban: Asr Adhan
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Voices and Faces of the Adhan: Cairo Collection video file in Quicktime format (QuickTime video, 205Mb)
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On Look Films
World Oral Literature Project
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Kipervaser, A., On Look Films, & LLC. (2010). Masgid Sultan Abu el-Eala: Sheikh Shaaban: Asr Adhan [Video file]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/237238
Sheikh Said demonstrates the ‘Asr adhan at 3:36pm on August 15, 2010 at Sultan Abu el-Eala Mosque in Boulaq Abu el-Eala. He has been a muezzin here for almost one year; he and his whole family moved here from his village for this job.
Video & audio recordings of 6 muezzins reciting the adhan (Muslim call to prayer), with supporting photographs of muezzins and their respective mosques.
Oral Literature, Oral Tradition, Linguistic Anthropology, Muezzin, Adhan, Cairo, Egypt, Ethnomusicology, Islam, Mosque, Sacred music, Call to prayer, Ancient tradition
Masgid Sultan Abu el-Eala, Boulaq abu el Eala, Cairo, Egypt
August 15th 2010
Hartley Film Foundation, National Geographic All Roads Film Project, Lucius and Eva Eastman Fund
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