Balinese Gamelan Music


by Tenzer, Michael

Balinese Gamelan Music

Price:  US$21.60   (SGD27.00*)
Format:  Paper Back, 191 pages
Published:  2011, USA, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9780804841863
SB#:  051035 (701)

About This Book

This third edition of the established 1989 study of gamelan music in Bali includes an audio CD. Chapters discuss: the nature of Balinese and gamelan music; the instruments involved and their construction; basic musical principles of gamelan music; the Baris dance; the place of music in Balinese society; the author's experiences and contacts; and a final chapter on Bali's post-1990 music. With scores, black-and-white illustrations, colour photographs, glossary, list of recordings, bibliography and index.


* Actual charges are made in Singapore Dollars (SGD).   SGD1.00 = US$0.80