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ISBN-10: 1133394698

ISBN-13: 9781133394693

Edition: 3rd 2013

Authors: William Alves

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List price: $194.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 5/31/2012
Binding: Box or Slipcased 
Weight: 1.958

William Alves is a teacher; composer; scholar of non-Western music; associate professor of music at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California; and member of the Society for Ethnomusicology. Dr. Alves has been an active performer of non-Western music for the past 10 years, mostly in various Javanese and Balinese gamelan orchestras but also West African drumming. In 1993-1994, he was a Fulbright Senior Scholar in Indonesia, where he also participated in these ensembles, conducted research, and taught. Dr. Alves has written many pieces for gamelan, often in combination with Western instruments. He also has written works inspired by Japanese, African, and Indian idioms. His works are…