Musical Journeys in Sumatra
University of Illinois Press, 15 Jun 2012 - 478 halaman
Despite being the sixth largest island in the world and home to an estimated 44 million Indonesians, Sumatra's musical arts and cultures have not been the subject of a book-length study until now. Documenting and explaining the ethnographic, cultural, and historical contexts of Sumatra's performing arts, Musical Journeys in Sumatra also traces the changes in their style, content, and reception from the early 1970s onward.
Having dedicated thirty years of scholarship to exploring the rich and varied music of Sumatran provinces, Margaret Kartomi provides a fascinating ethnographic record of vanishing musical genres, traditions, and practices that have become deeply compromised by the pressures of urbanization, rural poverty, and government policy in. This unique collection showcases the complex diversity of Indonesian music and includes field observations from five different provinces: Aceh, North Sumatra, Riau, West Sumatra, and South Sumatra. Featuring unique photographs and original drawings from Kartomi's field observations of instruments and performances, Musical Journeys in Sumatra provides a comprehensive musical introduction to this neglected, very large island, with its hundreds of ethno-linguistic-musical groups.
Apa yang dikatakan orang - Tulis resensi
Chapter 1 Sumatras Performing Arts Groups and Subgroups
Part I West Sumatra and Riau
South Sumatra and Bangka
Chapter 14 Connections across Sumatra
Appendix 1 The Languages of Sumatra
Appendix 2 Historical Studies of Sumatra and Ethnicity
Appendix 3 Musical Studies of Sumatra