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The burning music question in Islam
About religious music prohibition: Is music allowed or is it not allowed in Islam? Can we get a straight answer?

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Owen, Ursula (ed)
The Book of Banned Music.
Special issue of INDEX on CENSORSHIP, 6/1998:
Writers and Scholars International Ltd., London 1998, ISSN 0306-4220