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Balinese Dance, Drama & Music

A Guide to the Performing Arts of Bali

Balinese Dance, Drama & Music
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US$ 18.95
This book is a lavishly illustrated introduction to the most commonly seen forms of traditional performing arts in Bali; gamelan music, dance, drama and puppetry. Ideal reading for visitors to the island as well as for anyone interested in Balinese culture. The book presents the history and function of each type of performance with illustrations and photographs to aid in identification. Introductory sections discuss the way performing arts are learned in Bali and the principal Balinese values that are passed on in these forms, as well as some of the basic religious and cultural tenets that are expressed in the arts and the functions of the forms themselves.

This book is enhanced with a bibliography and discography and over 200 photographs and specially prepared watercolors of Balinese performances.
Tuttle Publishing; November 2012
112 pages; ISBN 9781462908677
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