Analytical Studies in World Music: Analytical Studies in World Music
Edited by Michael Tenzer
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Analytical Studies in World Music: Analytical Studies in World Music by Michael Tenzer
Book DescriptionAnalytical Studies in World Music assembles eleven distinguished writers on music to discuss the detail and ingenuity with which sound is organized in musical traditions all over the world. Each chapter uses a recording, notation, diagrams, and imaginative description to bring the music to life as sound pattern and creative process, while an introductory chapter proposes ways to think about musical structures cross-culturally.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195177893
(235mm x 155mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 15-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Michael Tenzer
Analytical and Cross-cultural Studies in World Music, Paperback (November 2011)
This collection presents intriguing explanations of extraordinary musical creations from across the world, concentrating on how the music works as sound in process.
Balinese Gamelan Music, Paperback (July 2011)
Previously published as: Balinese music. Hong Kong: Periplus Eds.; North Clarendon, VT: Distributed by Charles E. Tuttle, c1998.
Gamelan Gong Kebyar, Paperback (August 2000)» View all books by Michael Tenzer
Michael Tenzer offers a study of Balinese gamelan music, focusing on the pre-eminent 20th-century genre, gamelan gong kebyar. He applies music theory and analysis to this non-Western orchestral genre to discuss composition and structure, as well as looking at the ethographic background.
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Author Biography - Michael Tenzer
Michael Tenzer is a professor of music at the University of British Columbia. He is the author of Balinese Music (1991, 2nd edition 1998) and Gamelan Gong Kebyar: The Art of Twentieth Century Balinese Music (2000), which received the 34th ASCAP Deems Taylor Award and the Society for Ethnomusicology's Merriam Prize. He is also an internationally acclaimed composer in a diversity of genres.
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