Balinese Dance, Drama and Music: A Guide to the Performing Arts of Bali

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Periplus, 2004 - Music - 112 pages
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Lavishly illustrated, this book introduces the most commonly seen traditional performing arts in Bali. The gamelan music, dance, drama and puppetry covered here are sure to mesmerize Western readers. Ideal reading for visitors to the island as well as for anyone interested in Balinese culture, the book fully explains the history and function of each performance genre. The book is enhanced with a bibliography, a discography, and over 150 specially prepared watercolors of Balinese performers and performances.

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Dr. I Wayan Dibia received a professorship in choreography from the College of Indonesian Arts.

Rucina Ballinger is an educator on Balinese culture.

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