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By I Wayan Dibia,Rucina Ballinger,Barbara Anello

ISBN-10: 0804841837

ISBN-13: 9780804841832

ISBN-10: 9625931953

ISBN-13: 9789625931951

Bali has lengthy been recognized for its deep spirituality and awesome creative heritage.

The dances, dramas, puppetry and song of Bali are greater than icons for the island; they're half and parcel of life—as expressions of devotion to the gods, as leisure, and as a fashion of instilling cultural values on each one iteration. Balinese Dance, Drama & Music is a lavishly illustrated creation to Bali's celebrated temple orchestra, the gamelan, to its historic shadow puppet theater, and to a myriad of conventional and modern dances and dance-dramas that proceed to enthrall locals and viewers alike.

Ideal analyzing for viewers to the island in addition to for someone drawn to Balinese tradition, the booklet provides the historical past and serve as of every functionality style, with illustrations and images to assist in identity. Introductory sections speak about the best way acting arts are discovered in Bali and the fundamental Balinese values that are handed on in those varieties, in addition to a few of the uncomplicated spiritual and cultural tenets which are expressed within the arts and the features of the kinds themselves.

Different sections describe specific types of appearing arts, reminiscent of Gong Angklung, Legong, the Keraton dance, Wayang Kulit, and the hot phenomenon of women's gamelan teams, the evolution of every and where it has within the tradition of Bali. The publication is more desirable with a bibliography and discography and over one hundred fifty particularly ready watercolors of Balinese performers and performances.

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