Dig Through Our Books

Title
Author
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 




Bookmark and Share




 
Browse By Category

View Other Categories
 
 
 
The Sound of the Ancestral Ship: Highland Music of West Java, Williams, Sean

Author Name    Williams, Sean

Title   The Sound of the Ancestral Ship: Highland Music of West Java

Binding   PAPERBACK

Book Condition   Fair

Publisher    Oxford University Press

ISBN Number    0195141555 / 9780195141559

Seller ID   SKU9139157

0195141555 Book Only, NO DISC. Fair to Poor. Moderate shelf wear to covers/corners. Light to moderate water damage with resulting ripple and discoloration to pages. Trade paperback binding. Support Last Word Books & Press and independent booksellers.

Stock Description, May Not Reflect Item

This book examines the ways in which the urban aristocratic Sundanese of West Java recall the rural past of their ancestors through performances of the tembang Sunda ensemble (voice, zithers, and bamboo flute). This is the first book on Indonesian music that focuses on a non-gamelan ensemble as well as the first book to highlight Sundanese cosmological and cultural practices through an examination of musical performance. It reveals some of the musical tensions and points of connection between men and women, rural people and urbanites, and the classes. Illustrated with photographs and brief musical examples, this book also includes a CD.

Price = 13.00 USD


Related items brought to you by the miracles of modern technology:
Essentials of Abnormal Psychology (with CD-ROM), Durand, V. Mark; Barlow, David H.
Essentials of Abnormal Psychology (with CD-ROM)
Durand, V. Mark; Barlow, David H.
10.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Steal This Computer Book 4.0: What They Won't Tell You About the Internet, Wallace Wang
Steal This Computer Book 4.0: What They Won't Tell You About the Internet
Wallace Wang
10.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

A History of Western Music, Shorter Edition, Grout, Donald Jay
A History of Western Music, Shorter Edition
Grout, Donald Jay
12.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

That's Rock!
That's Rock!
73.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Penguin Stereo Record Guide (Penguin Handbooks), Greenfield, Edward; Layton, Robert; March, Ivan
The Penguin Stereo Record Guide (Penguin Handbooks)
Greenfield, Edward; Layton, Robert; March, Ivan
12.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

A Treasury of Early Music: An Anthology of Masterworks of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the Baroque Era, Parrish, Carl
A Treasury of Early Music: An Anthology of Masterworks of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the Baroque Era
Parrish, Carl
5.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Eric Clapton: Crossroads Guitar Festival
Eric Clapton: Crossroads Guitar Festival
8.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Eleven2go Morning Gut Tree : Songs- Archives; Think; Restless; Let It Down; Drifting; Background Noise; Sunless (1999 Music CD), John PetersonMichael Rains; Jesie Vanden Dogen; Josh Schachterle; Joao Cowperthwaite
Eleven2go Morning Gut Tree : Songs- Archives; Think; Restless; Let It Down; Drifting; Background Noise; Sunless (1999 Music CD)
John PetersonMichael Rains; Jesie Vanden Dogen; Josh Schachterle; Joao Cowperthwaite
25.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Love You Make: An Insider's Story of the Beatles, Peter Brown; Steven Gaines
The Love You Make: An Insider's Story of the Beatles
Peter Brown; Steven Gaines
20.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Symphony Themes, Compiled by Raymond Burrows [And] Bessie Carroll Redmond with Special Editorial Assistance by George Szell, Burrows, Raymond; Redmond, Bessie Carroll (compiled by)
Symphony Themes, Compiled by Raymond Burrows [And] Bessie Carroll Redmond with Special Editorial Assistance by George Szell
Burrows, Raymond; Redmond, Bessie Carroll (compiled by)
15.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Listening to Music Creatively, Stringham, Edwin John
Listening to Music Creatively
Stringham, Edwin John
10.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Coltrane: The Story of a Sound, Ratliff, Ben
Coltrane: The Story of a Sound
Ratliff, Ben
19.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to lastwordbooks@gmail.com
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie