Healing Sounds from the Malaysian Rainforest: Temiar Music and Medicine / Edition 1

Healing Sounds from the Malaysian Rainforest: Temiar Music and Medicine / Edition 1

by Marina Roseman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520082818

ISBN-13: 9780520082816

Pub. Date: 03/26/1993

Publisher: University of California Press


Music and dance play a central role in the "healing arts" of the Senoi Temiar, a group of hunters and horticulturalists dwelling in the rainforest of peninsular Malaysia. As musicologist and anthropologist, Marina Roseman recorded and transcribed Temiar rituals, while as a member of the community she became a participant and even a patient during the course of her

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Music and dance play a central role in the "healing arts" of the Senoi Temiar, a group of hunters and horticulturalists dwelling in the rainforest of peninsular Malaysia. As musicologist and anthropologist, Marina Roseman recorded and transcribed Temiar rituals, while as a member of the community she became a participant and even a patient during the course of her two-year stay. She shows how the sounds and gestures of music and dance acquire a potency that can transform thoughts, emotions, and bodies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520082816
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
03/26/1993
Series:
Comparative Studies of Health Systems and Medical Care Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

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