Music of Death and New Creation: Experiences in the World of Balinese Gamelan Beleganjur

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For centuries the gamelan beleganjur percussion orchestra has been an indispensable part of political, social, and spiritual life on the island of Bali. Traditionally associated with warfare and rituals for the dead, the music has recently given rise to an exciting new musical style featured in contests that are attended by thousands. Ethnomusicologist Michael Bakan draws us into these intensely competitive events, in which political corruption, conflicting notions of identity, and irrepressible creativity rupture the ...

Music of Death and New Creation: Experiences in the World of Balinese Gamelan Beleganjur 1999, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226034881

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Music of Death and New Creation: Experiences in the World of Balinese Gamelan Beleganjur 1999, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226034874

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