Many Western composers, including Debussy, Ravel, Messiaen, and Britten, have found inspiration in South East Asia's ancient musical traditions. Contact with a different musical language prompts many questions; this book is an attempt to set the scene and to answer the most essential of these, in as non-technical a way as possible. It focuses on the instruments themselves, set in the context of their musical function and of the history, beliefs, and social customs which the music
Bli först att betygsätta och recensera boken Musical Instruments of South-East Asia.
Recensioner i media
'very nicely presented with generous illustrations' Bloomsbury's Book Guide
Bloggat om Musical Instruments of South-East Asia