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.

“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.  2018. Frank Gunderson, Rob Lancefield, Bret Woods, editors. Oxford University Press.

Forthcoming:

“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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