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Author Benamou, Marc

Title Rasa : affect and intuition in Javanese musical aesthetics / Marc Benamou
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2010


Description 1 online resource (xliv, 298 pages) : illustrations
Series AMS studies in music
AMS studies in music.
Contents The musical scene in solo -- The taste of music : rasaning gendhing --The classification of rasa gendhing -- Having rasa, part 1 : linguistic and cultural perspectives -- Having rasa, part 2 : musicianship -- The communication of rasa, part 1 : general considerations of expression and perception -- The communication of rasa, part 2 : garap and other factors contributing to specific rasas -- Why rasa talk matters. Rasa as key to understanding Javanese music ; Rasa and cross-cultural comparison
Summary Rasa is the most thorough treatment to date of this all-important concept at the heart of Javanese aesthetics. Rasa encompasses not only affect, mood, and intuition, but also theories of musical perception and cognition, as well as meaning and expression in music
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Music -- Indonesia -- Java -- History and criticism
Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
MUSIC -- History & Criticism.
Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics
Indonesia -- Java
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199719952