Masgid Sultan Hassan: Sheikh Said: Adhan Recitation


Type
Video
Change log
Authors
Kipervaser, Anna 
On Look Films 
LLC 
Abstract

Video & audio recordings of 6 muezzins reciting the adhan (Muslim call to prayer), with supporting photographs of muezzins and their respective mosques.

Description

Sheikh Said demonstrates the adhan on February 1, 2010 at the great Sultan Hassan Mosque in Sayeda Aisha. He has been a muezzin here for 8 years.

Keywords
Oral Literature, Oral Tradition, Linguistic Anthropology, Muezzin, Adhan, Cairo, Egypt, Ethnomusicology, Islam, Mosque, Sacred music, Call to prayer, Ancient tradition
Is Part Of
Sponsorship
Hartley Film Foundation, National Geographic All Roads Film Project, Lucius and Eva Eastman Fund