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Unplayed melodies : Javanese gamelan and the genesis of music theory /

The gamelan music of Central Java is one of the world's great orchestral traditions. Its rich sonic texture is not based on Western-style harmony or counterpoint but revolves around a single melody. The nature of that melody, however, is puzzling. In this book, Marc Perlman uses this puzzle as...

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Main Author: Perlman, Marc.
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004.
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Online Access:Online version
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