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Lavishly illustrated, this book introduces the most commonly seen traditional performing arts in Bali. The gamelan music, dance, drama and puppetry covered here are sure to mesmerize Western readers. Ideal reading for visitors to the island as well as for anyone interested in Balinese culture, the book fully explains the history and function of each performance genre. The book is enhanced with a bibliography, a discography, and over 150 specially prepared watercolors of Balinese performers and performances.

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Gorgeous watercolors and photographs present the rich cultural spirit of Bali

Synopsis:

Balinese Dance, Drama and Music is a lavishly illustrated introduction to the most commonly seen forms of traditional performing arts in Bali: gamelan music, dance, drama and puppetry. It presents the history and function of each performance genre, and is enhanced with a bibliography, a discography and over 150 specially prepared watercolors of Balinese performers and performances.

About the Author

Dr. I Wayan Dibia received a professorship in choreography from the College of Indonesian Arts.

Rucina Ballinger is an educator on Balinese culture.

Table of Contents

Introduction

The Context of the Performing ArtsinBali Moving Between Two W orlds: Belief and Magic

3. How the Performing Arts are Learned

4. Movements of the Dance

5. Make-up and Costuming

6. What is Gamelan?

7. Sacred and Ancient Ensembles

8. Marching Gamelan: Angklung and Balaganjur

9. Gamelan Semar Pegulingan and Gamelan Pelegongan

10. Bamboo Ensembles

11. Gamelan Gong Kebyar

12. W omen in Non-Traditional Roles: Musicians and Dalang

13. Children's Gamelan Groups

14.StoriesUsedin Theater

15. W ayang Kulit: The Shadow Puppet Theater

16. Dance and Drama: An Introduction

17. Sacred and Ceremonial Dances

18. Sanghyang Trance Rituals

19. Gambuh: The Classical Dance-drama

20. W ayang W ong: The Masked Ramayana

21. Topeng: The Masked Dance-drama

22. Barong,Rangda and Dances of Dharma

23. Legong: A Dance of Exquisite Beauty

24.Baris: The Dance of the W arrior

25. Arja: The Sung Dance-drama

26. Joged: Bali's Social Dance

27. Choral Forms: Janger, Cakepung and Genjek

28. Kebyar Dances

29. Kecak

30. Dances of the 1940s¡1960s

31. Sendratari and Drama Gong

32. Contemporary Performance Forms

33. New Music

Product Details

ISBN:
9789625931951
Subtitle:
A Guide to the Performing Arts of Bali
Author:
Anello, Barbara
Illustrator:
Anello, Barbara
Author:
Dibia, I. Wayan
Author:
Ballinger, Rucina
Author:
Anello, Barbara
Publisher:
Periplus Editions
Subject:
General
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Ethnomusicology
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
General Performing Arts
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20041215
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
250 color photos and watercolors
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
9 x 9.5 in 29 oz

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Balinese Dance, Drama and Music is a lavishly illustrated introduction to the most commonly seen forms of traditional performing arts in Bali: gamelan music, dance, drama and puppetry. It presents the history and function of each performance genre, and is enhanced with a bibliography, a discography and over 150 specially prepared watercolors of Balinese performers and performances.
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