Music in mainland Southeast Asia
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Music in mainland Southeast Asia experiencing music, expressing culture by Gavin Douglas

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Music -- Southeast Asia -- History and criticism,
  • Southeast Asia -- Social life and customs

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGavin Douglas.
SeriesGlobal music series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML330 .D68 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23392790M
ISBN 109780195367829, 9780195367836
LC Control Number2009022260

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This excellent book, borne among the installments of the Global Music Series, presents an ethnomusicological overview of mainland Southeast Asia that often transcends its primary intent to serve as an introductory text as well as the limitations of its basic overall structure. Placing the music of this region within a social, cultural, and historical context, Music in Mainland Southeast Asia is the first brief, stand-alone volume to profile the under-represented musical traditions of Burma, Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam. It also contains the first introduction to Burmese music ever presented in a music textbook. The "great book of songs" that form the basis of repertoire for Burmese court music. The book is organized around particular modes. In Burmese music, two bell shaped instruments that are held in the hand to mark time. In Burmese music, two wooden castenet-like instruments that are held in the hand to mark time. Mainland Southeast Asia (or the Indochinese Peninsula) is the continental portion of Southeast Asia. It lies east of the Indian subcontinent and south of China and is bordered by the Indian Ocean to the west and the Pacific Ocean to the east. It includes the countries of Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, peninsular Malaysia, Laos, Cambodia and ies: Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Peninsular .

Book Description. The Garland Handbook of Southeast Asian Music is comprised of essays from The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Volume 4, Southeast Asia (). Largely revised and updated, the essays offer detailed, regional studies of the different musical cultures of Southeast Asia and examine the ways in which music helps to define the identity of this . This book lies at the crossroads of areal typology, language contact and genetic affiliation. Concerned with mainland Southeast Asia in particular, the various grammatical sketches lay emphasis on characteristics shared by unrelated languages.   China's Connectivity with Mainland ASEAN: The Strategy, Progress and Prospect — with a Focus on Myanmar (Lei Zhuning) China's OBOR Strategic Implications for Mainland Southeast Asia (Ukrist Pathmanand) China and Mainland Southeast Asian Countries Relationship: From the History to the Future (Yang Baoyun and Patcharinruja Juntaronanont). The Iconography of Avalokitesvara in Mainland South East Asia by Nandana Chutiwongs. This book contains a life-long study by the author on the concept and configuration of one of the best loved religious figures in Asia. It is based on data extensively acquired from inscriptional and other archaeological evidence. The book offers a deep insight into the religious life of ancient Southeast Asia.