Based on extensive fieldwork this in-depth study of music in Central Java includes details of contemporary gamelan music. The music context, social roles, and the ongoing international interest in gamelan music and its leading musicians are discussed. It also discusses the theatrical and musical aspects of Wayang Kulit. With black-and-white illustrations, glossary, bibliography index and a 78-minute CD.

Music in Central Java: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture

SKU: 041905
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  • ISBN

    9780195147377
  • Authors

    Brinner, Benjamin
  • Extent

    172
  • Format

    Paperback
  • Year

    2008
  • Publisher

    Oxford University Press

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