Knowing Music, Making Music: Javanese Gamelan and the Theory of Musical Competence and Interaction

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How do musicians know what they know? This study is a new approach to the nature of musical competence. Using the intricate collaborative structure of gamelan Javanese ensemble music as a point of departure, "Knowing Music, Making Music" lays the foundation for a comprehensive theory of musical competence and interaction. Using illustrative examples from a variety of traditions, Benjamin Brinner first examines the elements and characteristics of musical competence, the different kinds of competence in a musical community, ...

Knowing Music, Making Music: Javanese Gamelan and the Theory of Musical Competence and Interaction 1995, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226075105

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Knowing Music, Making Music: Javanese Gamelan and the Theory of Musical Competence and Interaction 1995, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226075099

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