Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesia

Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesia

by David Harnish, Anne Rasmussen

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ISBN-13: 9780199793099
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/09/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
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File size: 8 MB

About the Author

David Harnish is Professor of Ethnomusicology at Bowling Green State University. He is author of Bridges to the Ancestors: Music, Myth and Cultural Politics at an Indonesian Festival (2006) and has recorded and/or performed Indonesian, jazz, Indian and Tejano musics with five different labels. Anne K. Rasmussen is Associate Professor at The College of William and Mary, where she also directs a Middle Eastern Music Ensemble. She is the author of Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia (2010), co-editor of Musics of Multicultural America (1997), a former Fulbright senior scholar, and Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center Research Fellow

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements About the Companion Website List of Illustrations Notes on Contributors Introduction: The World of Islam in the Music of Indonesia David Harnish, Anne Rasmussen Part I Tensions, Change, and Problematic Histories 1 Past and Present Issues of Islam within the Central Javanese Gamelan and Wayang Kulit Sumarsam 2 Tensions between Adat (Custom) and Agama (Religion) in the Music of Lombok David Harnish Part II Mysticism and Devotionalism 3 "The Muslim Sisterhood": Transnational Feminism(s) and the Work of Indonesian Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective Anne Rasmussen 4 Brai in Performance: Devotion and Art in Java Matthew Isaac Cohen 5 Self-Defense and Music in Muslim Contexts in West Java Uwe U. Pätzold Part III Global Currents and Discourse 6 From "Dust" to Platinum: Global Currents Through the Malay World of Musical Islam Charles Capwell 7 "Authentic" Islamic Sound? Orkes Gambus Music, the Arab Idiom and Sonic Symbols in Indonesian Islamic Musical Arts Birgit Berg 8 The Discourse on Islam and Music in West Java, with Emphasis on the Music Group, ath-Thawaf Wim van Zanten Part IV Contemporary Performative Worlds 9 "Art with a Muslim Theme" and "Art with a Muslim Flavor" among Women of West Aceh Margaret Kartomi 10 Islam, Politics, and the Dynamic of Contemporary Music in Indonesia R. Franki Notosudirdjo 11 Morality and its (Dis)contents: Dangdut and Islam in Indonesia Andrew Weintraub Epilogue Judith Becker Glossary Index

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