Our main field of research, currently, is ethnomusicology and music theory.
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Frishkopf, M. “Against ethnomusicology: Language performance and the social impact of ritual performance in Islam". Performing Islam. 2 (1): 11-43, 2013.


Frishkopf, M. “Music”, in The Islamic World, edited by Andrew Rippin (Routledge "Worlds" series). New York: Routledge, 2008, pp. 510-526.


Frishkopf, M. "Tarab in the Mystic Sufi Chant of Egypt",. In: Colors of Enchantment: Visual and Performing Arts of the Middle East, edited by Sherifa Zuhur. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2001.


Poorhaydari, K. "Mahoor Music Quarterly Review". Unpublished Work, 2010.