About the Author

Benjamin Brinner is Associate Professor of Music at the University of California, Berkeley. He has conducted research in Java, Bali, and Israel, and is the author of Knowing Music, Making Music: Javanese Gamelan and the Theory of Competence and Interaction (1995) in addition to articles and encyclopedia entries. An experienced and active gamelan player, he has codirected a gamelan ensemble at Berkeley for more than fifteen years.

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