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Published: 20 September 2010

344 Pages | 17 line illus., 20 music examples

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195189438

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Affect and Intuition in Javanese Musical Aesthetics

Marc Benamou

AMS Studies in Music

Rasa is the most thorough treatment to date of this all-important concept at the heart of Javanese aesthetics. Rasa encompasses not only affect, mood, and intuition, but also theories of musical perception and cognition, as well as meaning and expression in music.

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