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The fighting art of pencak silat and its music : from Southeast Asian village to global movement

Author: Uwe Pätzold; Paul H Mason
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2016]
Series: Brill's Southeast Asian library, volume 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Fighting arts have their own beauty, internal philosophy, and are connected to cultural worlds in meaningful and important ways. Combining approaches from ethnomusicology, ethnochoreology, performance theory and anthropology, the distinguishing feature of this book is that it highlights the centrality of the pluripotent art form of pencak silat among Southeast Asian arts and its importance to a network of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Fighting art of pencak silat and its music.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2016]
(DLC) 2015045117
(OCoLC)929864308
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Uwe Pätzold; Paul H Mason
ISBN: 9789004308749 9004308741
OCLC Number: 928239098
Description: xxx, 438 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The standardisation of pencak silat : Javanisation, nationalism, and internationalisation / Jean-Marc de Grave --
The music in pencak silat arts tournaments is gone : a critical discussion of the changes in a performance culture / Uwe U. Paetzold --
Silat : a Muslim traditional martial art in southern Thailand / Bussakorn Binson --
Gendang silat : observations from Stong (Kelantan) and from Kuala Penyu (Sabah) / Gisa Jahnichen --
Hang Tuah and the distinctive art of self-defence culture in the Lingga Regency of Indonesia's Riau Islands / Margaret Kartomi --
Silek Minang in West Sumatra, Indonesia / Paul H. Mason --
Pencak silat seni in West Java, Indonesia / Paul H. Mason --
Dampeang : social and textual structure in the performance of luambek / Zahara Kamal and Indija Mahjoeddin --
Dancing soldiers : rudat for Maulud festivals in Muslim Balinese villages / Ako Mashino --
Sundanese penca silat and dance drumming in West Java / Henry Spiller --
Dancing toward autonomy : jaipongan and the assertion of Sundanese identity / Sean Williams --
The galombang wave and the silek body / Indija Mahjoeddin --
Adaptation of silek and randai for performer training in the USA : a case study of the Asian theater program at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa / Kirstin Pauka.
Series Title: Brill's Southeast Asian library, volume 5.
Responsibility: edited by Uwe U. Paetzold and Paul H. Mason.

Abstract:

"Fighting arts have their own beauty, internal philosophy, and are connected to cultural worlds in meaningful and important ways. Combining approaches from ethnomusicology, ethnochoreology, performance theory and anthropology, the distinguishing feature of this book is that it highlights the centrality of the pluripotent art form of pencak silat among Southeast Asian arts and its importance to a network of traditional and modern performing arts in Southeast Asia and beyond. By doing so, important layers of local concepts on performing arts, ethics, society, spirituality, and personal life conduct are de-mystified. With a distinct change in the way we view Southeast Asia, this book provides a wealth of information about a complex of performing arts related to the so-called world of silat"--

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