Triguna: A Hindu-Balinese Philosophy for Gamelan Gong Gede Music

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Triguna: A Hindu-Balinese Philosophy for Gamelan Gong Gede Music
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    Publisher
    LIT Verlag
    ISBN
    978-3825812300
    Publication date
    2010
    Subjects
    • ethnomusicology
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                  From the series SoundCultureStudies / KlangKulturStudien (Book 2) This book combines ethnography, philosophy, and musical analysis for an in-depth look into the social context and musical praxis of gamelan gong gede, the largest gamelan orchestra of bronze gongs and percussion on the island of Bali. The Hindu-Balinese notion of three human qualities called triguna serves as an interpretive framework for categorizing the musical repertoire, according to both widespread religious knowledge and more esoteric wisdom.

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