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The Discourse on Islam and Music in West Java, with Emphasis on the Music Group, Ath-Thawaf

Wim van Zanten

in Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesias

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385410
eISBN:
9780199896974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385410.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter addresses the elements that allow a contemporary composition to be considered both Islamic and regional in West Java, the area known as Sunda. It first explores the general debates on ... More


Triangulating Sundanese Dance

in Erotic Triangles: Sundanese Dance and Masculinity in West Java

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226769585
eISBN:
9780226769608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769608.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Sundanese dance derives meaning from the relationships between three readily recognizable elements: ronggeng, drumming that animates male dancers, and a sense of freedom on the part of the dancers. ... More


Introduction

Julian Millie

in Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713118
eISBN:
9781501709609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713118.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

West Java is a diverse Islamic society in which different segments attach contrasting meanings to Islamic communications. Many Muslims are accustomed to listening to preachers when carrying out their ... More


The Unique Voice … and Its Travails

Julian Millie

in Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713118
eISBN:
9781501709609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713118.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Three is the first in a bracket of two which compares orations by two skilled preachers, and which provides contextual background to the evaluations of preaching explored in later chapters. ... More


The Languages of Preaching in the Islamic Public Sphere

Julian Millie

in Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713118
eISBN:
9781501709609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713118.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Five explores the ways in which the preaching styles analysed in the two preceding chapters are publically evaluated, pointing out the way in which public norms about appropriate ... More


Erotic Triangles: Sundanese Dance and Masculinity in West Java

Henry Spiller

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226769585
eISBN:
9780226769608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769608.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In West Java, Indonesia, all it takes is a woman's voice and a drum beat to make a man get up and dance. Every day, men there—be they students, pedicab drivers, civil servants, or businessmen—breach ... More


Discourses of Sundanese Dance

in Erotic Triangles: Sundanese Dance and Masculinity in West Java

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226769585
eISBN:
9780226769608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769608.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book develops the argument that men's dancing persists in myriad forms in West Java because it satisfies a crucial need: through dancing, participants explore and enact the contradictions ... More


Drumming and Power

in Erotic Triangles: Sundanese Dance and Masculinity in West Java

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226769585
eISBN:
9780226769608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769608.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter investigates the interaction between dancing and drumming. It argues that drum sounds have come to represent simultaneously and paradoxically both a cause and an effect of movement. The ... More


Dance Events and Freedom

in Erotic Triangles: Sundanese Dance and Masculinity in West Java

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226769585
eISBN:
9780226769608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769608.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the landscape of Sundanese men's dance events up to the early twenty-first century and investigates changes and continuities in event protocols. The third essential piece of a ... More


The Erotic Triangle of Sundanese Dance

in Erotic Triangles: Sundanese Dance and Masculinity in West Java

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226769585
eISBN:
9780226769608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769608.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The erotic triangle of Sundanese dance is not a fixed structure. Rather, it provides a flexible framework not only for affirming ideologies of gender and power through interactive dancing, but for ... More


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