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Music of Death and New Creation: Experiences in the World of Balinese Gamelan Beleganjur
For centuries the gamelan beleganjur percussion orchestra has been an indispensable part of political, social, and spiritual life on the island of Bali. Traditionally associated with warfare and rituals for the dead, the music has recently given rise to an exciting new musical style featured in contests that are attended by thousands. Ethnomusicologist Michael Bakan draws ...more
Paperback, 407 pages
Published December 15th 1999 by University Of Chicago Press
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