Mode In Javanese Music: Mis Sea#79

Mode In Javanese Music: Mis Sea#79

by Susan Pratt Walton
     
 

One of the most controversial aspects of Javanese gamelan music is its musical mode, pathet. From her experience as a performer of sindhenan, or female singing, Walton analyses the melodies and defines the basic laws of mode for sindhenan. She explains more convincingly than previous authors how two systems of mode operate simultaneously in

Overview

One of the most controversial aspects of Javanese gamelan music is its musical mode, pathet. From her experience as a performer of sindhenan, or female singing, Walton analyses the melodies and defines the basic laws of mode for sindhenan. She explains more convincingly than previous authors how two systems of mode operate simultaneously in gamelan music to enhance its aesthetic appeal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896801448
Publisher:
Ohio University Press
Publication date:
06/01/1987
Series:
Ohio RIS Southeast Asia Series, #79
Edition description:
1
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.58(d)

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