Media Balinese Music

by Michael Tenzer; 144 pages. This authoritative book, newly revised and updated, presents an introduction to more than a dozen different types of Balinese gamelan, each with its own established tradition, repertoire and social or religious context. There are beautiful color photographs, a sonography, and a brief guide to studying and hearing music in Bali will prove indispensable to casual visitors and gamelan aficionados alike. Michael Tenzer teaches at the University of British Columbia and is a well-known composer of both Western and Balinese music.

Balinese Music

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