Spiller Henry Books
Books di Spiller Henry
edizioni Univ of Hawaii Pr collana Univ of Hawaii Pr (Paperback) , 2017
edizioni Routledge collana Routledge (Paperback) , 2008
Focus: Gamelan Music of Indonesia is an introduction to the familiar music from Southeast Asia's largest country - both as sound and as cultural phenomenon. An archipelago of over 17,000 islands, Indonesia is a melting pot of Hindu, Buddhist, Islamic, Portuguese, Dutch, and British influences. Despite this diversity,...
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana Univ of Chicago Pr (Paperback) , 2010
In West Java, Indonesia, all it takes is a woman's voice and a drum beat to make a man get up and dance. Every day, men there---be they students, pedicab drivers, civil servants, or businessmen---breach ordinary standards of decorum and succumb to the rhythm at village ceremonies, weddings, political rallies, and night-clubs....
edizioni Univ of Hawaii Pr collana Univ of Hawaii Pr (Hardcover) , 2015
The author analyzes representations of Javanese music and dance by North Americans, namely opera singer Eva Gauthier, dancer/painter Hubert Stowitts, ethnomusicologist Mantle Hood, and composer Lou Harrison. He begins with a description of the first large-scale North American encounter with the cultures of Java through...