Writings

(Links to PDF downloads)

Bali 1928 vol. I – Gamelan Gong Kebyar:
Music from Belaluan, Pangkung & Busungbiu

Glossary.Herbst.Bali.1928.Kebyar

Bali 1928 vol. II : Tembang Kuna • Songs from an Earlier Time:
Tembang • Kidung • Kakawin from Geria Pidada, Klungkung, Geria Budha, Kaliungu, Banjar Abian Timbul, Geria Tampakgangsul & Penarukan, Singaraja

Bali 1928 vol. III – Lotring and the Sources of Gamelan Tradition:
Semar Pagulingan, Palégongan, Gendér Wayang, Gambang & Gandrung (Pajogédan) from Titih, Kuta, Pagan, Pura Kawitan Kelaci Tanjung Bungkak & Ketapian Kelod

Bali 1928 vol. IV – Music for Temple Festivals and Death Rituals:
Gamelan Gong Kebyar with Kakawin & Palawakia, Gambuh, & Angklung from Belaluan, Sésétan, Sidan & Pemogan

Bali 1928 vol. V – Vocal Music in Dance Dramas:
Jangér, Arja, Topéng and Cepung from Kedaton, Abian Timbul, Sésétan, Belaluan, Kaliungu & Lombok

Voices in Bali – Energies and Perceptions in Balinese Vocal Music and Dance Theater
(Wesleyan University Press Music & Culture Series (University Press of New England, Hanover, NH) 1998.

Forthcoming:

“Strategies for Cultural Repatriation – Dialogic Research, Rediscovery of Local Narratives and New/Old Perceptions through the Music Recordings and Films of Bali, 1928–1930s.” In Oxford Handbook of Musical Repatriation.  2017 (In Press). Frank Gunderson, Rob Lancefield, Bret Woods, editors. Oxford University Press.

“Reviving Early Twentieth-Century Balinese Vocal Styles through the Music Recordings of 1928.” In Papers in Honor of Wim van der Meer. 2016 (In press). The Netherlands: University of Amsterdam. Presented at 2014 Conference on Cultural Musicology, University of Amsterdam.

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