Gamelan: The Traditional Sounds of Indonesia (World Music Series)

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A gentle introduction to the familiar music from Southeast Asia's largest country―both as sound and cultural phenomenon.


· Maps of Southeast Asia, Java, and Bali

· 20+ photographs of musical instruments and other subjects

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Henry Spiller, PhD, is the Luce Assistant Professor of Asian Music and Culture at Kenyon College, Gambier, OH.

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"The material on the gamelan will be useful even to specialists as a general survey of music from the region. The book is well balanced, written in jargon-free language while providing detailed discussion of composition and performance techniques . . . Summing Up: Essential. All collections supporting study of world music." - Choice

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