Voices in Bali: Energies and Perceptions in Vocal Music and by Edward Herbst,Judith Becker,René T. A. Lysloff PDF

By Edward Herbst,Judith Becker,René T. A. Lysloff

A student and expert performer of Balinese vocal tune and dance, ethnomusicologist Edward Herbst brings special skills to endure during this provocative e-book. the teachings of his Balinese masters allow him to provide clean perception to this culture's aesthetics and cultural components. Appropriating John Cage's potent variety of "mixing concept, anecdote, context, philosophy, and humor," Herbst crafts an obtainable physique of labor, compelling in substance and shape. through merging the "Balinese proposal of place-time-context with Cage's techniques of constitution, technique, and shape, [Herbst] returns to the serious factor of what students and intercultural artists are doing, and 'what' is their 'object' below study." Undergraduates and students in fields as various as theater reviews and anthropology will locate this publication and better half CD (in print variations) an enormous source not just for its a professional remedy of Balinese tradition, yet as an instance of a extra own and fascinating kind of scholarly discourse. The e-book version contains embedded audio.

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