Traditions of Gamelan Music in Java: Musical Pluralism and Regional Identity

Traditions of Gamelan Music in Java: Musical Pluralism and Regional Identity

by R. Anderson Sutton

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ISBN-13: 9780521103930
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/18/2008
Series: Cambridge Studies in Ethnomusicology
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: gamelan and cultural diversity in Java; Part I: 2. Rival traditions in the courtly centres: gamelan music of Surakarta and Yogyakarta; 3. A flourishing tradition in west central Java: gamelan music of Banyumas; 4. Partial survival of a tradition in north central Java: gamelan music of Semarang; 5. A major East Javanese tradition: gamelan music of Surabaya-Mojokerto-Malang; Part II: 6. Gamelan music, performing arts and government policy: formal education, contests and festivals; 7. Regional traditions and the media, print, broadcast, recording; 8. Regional pluralism in the music of renowned Javanese performers: Ki Nartosabdho and his peers; 9. Conclusion: regional traditions and their representations in contemporary Java; Glossary; Notes; Bibliography; Discography; Index.

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